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From Designing Products to Fabricating Them from Planar Materials
November/December 2010 (vol. 30 no. 6)
pp. 74-85
Charlie Wang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yunbo Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hoi Sheung, Chinese University of Hong Kong
A geometric-modeling system automates design and fabrication of products customized for consumers. Specifically, it maps designs onto different reference model shapes and then unfolds them into 2D pattern pieces. A map-guided algorithm automatically positions the pieces according to industrial requirements.

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Index Terms:
geometric modeling, styling design, industrial pieces, unfolding, application, computer graphics, graphics and multimedia
Citation:
Charlie Wang, Yunbo Zhang, Hoi Sheung, "From Designing Products to Fabricating Them from Planar Materials," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 74-85, Nov.-Dec. 2010, doi:10.1109/MCG.2009.155
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