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Shape Modeling and Applications, International Conference on (2002)
Banff, Canada
May 17, 2002 to May 22, 2002
ISBN: 0-7695-1546-0
pp: 165
ABSTRACT
<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 designer's requirements and techniques for the quality and accuracy of the produced model</p> <p>This method is applied to B-spline surfaces coupled with a mechanical model of a bar network; geometric constraints are automatically and adaptively added to monitor and control the deformation process.</p> <p>A few examples show the results obtained by this deformation feature with the help of curvature maps, used to analyze the influence of the constraints and the resulting quality.</p>
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F. Giannini, C. E. Catalano, J. Léon, J. Pernot, S. Guillet and B. Falcidieno, "A Shape Deformation Tool to Model Character Lines in the Early Design Phases," Proceedings SMI. Shape Modeling International 2002(SMI), Banff, Alberta, Canada, 2002, pp. 165.
doi:10.1109/SMA.2002.1003542
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