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3D Media and the Semantic Web
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Michela Spagnuolo, Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 90-96
Semantic Web techniques are the key to shaping the growth of next-generation 3D - and knowledge-intensive applications that rely on the Internet as the collaboration framework.
 
Multi-scale Feature Spaces for Shape Processing and Analysis
Found in: Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on
By Giuseppe Patanè, Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 113-123
In digital geometry processing and shape modeling, the Laplace-Beltrami and the heat diffusion operator, together with the corresponding Laplacian eigenmaps, harmonic and geometry-aware functions, have been used in several applications, which range from su...
 
Semantic-Preserving Mesh Direct Drilling
Found in: Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on
By Ruding Lou, Jean-Philippe Pernot, Philippe Véron, Franca Giannini, Bianca Falcidieno, Alexei Mikchevitch, Raphaël Marc
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 68-77
Advances in modeling of discrete models have allowed the development of approaches for direct mesh modeling and modification. These tools mainly focus on modeling the visual appearance of the shape which is a key criterion for animation or surgical simulat...
 
A Minimal Contouring Approach to the Computation of the Reeb Graph
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By Giuseppe Patanè, Michela Spagnuolo, Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 583-595
Given a manifold surface {\cal M} and a continuous scalar function f:{\cal M}\rightarrow {\hbox{\rlap{I}\kern 2.0pt{\hbox{R}}}}, the Reeb graph of ({\cal M},f) is a widely used high-level descriptor of {\cal M} and its usefulness has been demonstrated for ...
 
Reeb graph computation based on a minimal contouring
Found in: Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on
By Giuseppe Patane, Michela Spagnuolo, Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 73-82
Given a manifold surface M and a continuous function ƒ :M → ℝ, the Reeb graph of (M, ƒ) is a widely-used high-level descriptor of M and its usefulness has been demonstrated for a variety of applications, which range from shape parameterization and abstract...
 
Part-Based Annotation of Virtual 3D Shapes
Found in: Cyberworlds, International Conference on
By Francesco Robbiano, Marco Attene, Michela Spagnuolo, Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:October 2007
pp. 427-436
In the latest years, distributed virtual worlds populated by static and dynamic 3D shapes have grown significantly, and the need to model and process them effectively has become a critical issue. The introduction of semantic annotations for capturing chara...
 
Topological Generators and Cut-Graphs of Arbitrary Triangle Meshes
Found in: Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on
By Giuseppe Patane, Michela Spagnuolo, Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 113-122
<p>Recent advances in the parameterization and adaptive sampling of disc-like surfaces have brought a renewed interest on the global parameterization problem and, more specifically, on the cut-graph search. This paper focuses on the calculation of a ...
 
Structural Shape Prototypes for the Automatic Classification of 3D Objects
Found in: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
By Simone Marini, Michela Spagnuolo, Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 28-37
Search and retrieval of three-dimensional media will rapidly become a key issue in the upcoming panorama of multimedia content: 3D models are indeed expected to represent a huge amount of traffic and data stored in the Internet. This article proposes a nov...
 
ReMESH: An Interactive Environment to Edit and Repair Triangle Meshes
Found in: Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on
By Marco Attene, Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 41
Polygonal meshes obtained from acquisition of real-world objects may easily exhibit topological or geometrical defects, which often prevent subsequent processing and analysis to provide satisfactory results. This paper describes the foundations of ReMESH, ...
 
Sharpen&Bend: Recovering Curved Sharp Edges in Triangle Meshes Produced by Feature-Insensitive Sampling
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By Marco Attene, Bianca Falcidieno, Jarek Rossignac, Michela Spagnuolo
Issue Date:March 2005
pp. 181-192
Various acquisition, analysis, visualization, and compression approaches sample surfaces of 3D shapes in a uniform fashion without any attempt to align the samples with sharp edges or to adapt the sampling density to the surface curvature. Consequently, tr...
 
AIM@SHAPE Project Presentation
Found in: Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on
By Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 329
No summary available.
   
A Shape Deformation Tool to Model Character Lines in the Early Design Phases (figures 11, 12, and 13)
Found in: Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on
By Jean-Philippe Pernot, Stephane Guillet, Jean-Claude Léon, Franca Giannini, Bianca Falcidieno, Eva Catalano
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 276
No summary available.
   
A Shape Deformation Tool to Model Character Lines in the Early Design Phases
Found in: Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on
By Jean-Philipe Pernot, Stephane Guillet, Jean-Claude Léon, Franca Giannini, Chiara Eva Catalano, Bianca Falcidieno
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 165
<p>This paper addresses the designers' work and in particular the way they express an object shape through character lines. Based on this concept, a deformation feature is presented. The proposed approach includes curvilinear constraints to match the...
 
Shape Analysis using High-Performance Computing Techniques
Found in: Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on
By Andrea Clematis, Andrea Coda, Bianca Falcidieno, Michela Spagnuolo
Issue Date:March 1999
pp. 248
Shape understanding and modelling are complex procedures, which are the result of different specific processes. Generally, many steps in these processes may require a high computational-effort, thus making the use of parallel processing an interesting poss...
 
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy of mathematical tools for shape analysis
Found in: ACM SIGGRAPH 2012 Courses (SIGGRAPH '12)
By Bianca Falcidieno, Daniela Giorgi, Michela Spagnuolo, Silvia Biasotti
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 1-33
A practical guide for researchers who are exploring the new frontiers of 3D shape analysis and managing the complex mathematical tools that most methods rely on. Many research solutions come from advances in pure and applied mathematics, as well as from re...
     
A hierarchical boundary model for solid object representation
Found in: ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
By Bianca Falcidieno, Leila De Floriani
Issue Date:January 1991
pp. 42-60
A new hierarchical model for solid object representation is described. This model, called a hierarchical face adjacency hypergraph (HFAH), is based on a relational description of the object boundary, called a face adjacency hypergraph (FAH), which consider...
     
Geometric modeling of solid objects by using a face adjacency graph representation
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques (SIGGRAPH '85)
By Bianca Falcidieno, Leila De Floriani, Silvia Ansaldi
Issue Date:July 1985
pp. 283-284
There is considerable research activity related to computer graphics within the Japanese academic community. However, little is known about it outside of Japan. Another problem is that some of the most interesting work being done is not called “Compu...
     
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