Computer Graphics and Applications, Pacific Conference on (1999)

Seoul, Korea

Oct. 5, 1999 to Oct. 7, 1999

ISBN: 0-7695-0293-8

pp: 158

Hiromasa Suzuki , The University of Tokyo

Shingo Takeuchi , The University of Tokyo

Fumihiko Kimura , The University of Tokyo

Takashi Kanai , RIKEN

ABSTRACT

The objective of this research is to apply the subdivision surface for surface fitting problems when generating surfaces from data points or polyhedral models. The basic idea is to use the subdivision limit position (SLP) to adapt the control mesh of the subdivision surface to the data points. This method is not a time consuming process involving global optimization. It does, however, fail to capture local characteristics of data points. Consequently, the proposed method is not suitable for generating a surface that precisely interpolates the data points, but it will be useful for quickly generating a surface that captures the overall shape constituted by the data points. A prototype system has been developed to demonstrate several examples for purposes of evaluating the proposed method.

INDEX TERMS

Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling, Subdivision Surface, Surface Fitting, Surface Interpolation

CITATION

T. Kanai, F. Kimura, S. Takeuchi and H. Suzuki, "Subdivision Surface Fitting to a Range of Points,"

*Computer Graphics and Applications, Pacific Conference on(PG)*, Seoul, Korea, 1999, pp. 158.

doi:10.1109/PCCGA.1999.803359

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