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Issue No. 10 - October (2011 vol. 17)
ISSN: 1077-2626
pp: 1510-1520
Daniele Panozzo , University of Genoa, Genoa
Enrico Puppo , University of Genoa, Genoa
Marco Tarini , University of Insubria, Varese
Nico Pietroni , ISTI-CNR, Pisa
Paolo Cignoni , ISTI-CNR, Pisa
We present an automatic method to produce a Catmull-Clark subdivision surface that fits a given input mesh. Its control mesh is coarse and adaptive, and it is obtained by simplifying an initial mesh at high resolution. Simplification occurs progressively via local operators and addresses both quality of surface and faithfulness to the input shape throughout the whole process. The method is robust and performs well on rather complex shapes. Displacement mapping or normal mapping can be applied to approximate the input shape arbitrarily well.
Quadrilateral meshes, subdivision surfaces, displacement mapping, mesh compression.

D. Panozzo, M. Tarini, N. Pietroni, P. Cignoni and E. Puppo, "Automatic Construction of Quad-Based Subdivision Surfaces Using Fitmaps," in IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics, vol. 17, no. , pp. 1510-1520, 2011.
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