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Laminae-Based Feature Recognition
September 2001 (vol. 23 no. 9)
pp. 1043-1048

—Motivated by the needs of mould and die manufacturers, this paper presents a novel approach to recognizing shape features on geometric models composed of both simple and complex ruled surfaces. The algorithm described uses a network of adjacent 2D-laminae (i.e., bounded surfaces) derived from a component's CAD model to both locate and create generic protrusion and depression feature volumes. The approach also enables the automatic generation of alternative feature descriptions and requires no predefined feature libraries.

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Citation:
T. Lim, J. Corney, D.E.R. Clark, "Laminae-Based Feature Recognition," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1043-1048, Sept. 2001, doi:10.1109/34.955117
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