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Introduction To Implicit Surfaces

Author : Jules Bloomenthal
ISBN : 155860233X
Genre : Computers
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"Implicit surfaces" is a leading edge method for modeling that enables the production of certain complex surfaces that are not achievable by popular methods. They typically create very expressive animations providing for the visualization of soft deformable objects like organic structures and liquids. This practical guide provides a thorough description, with examples, of all the major aspects of implicit surface modeling and visualization.

Implicit Curves And Surfaces Mathematics Data Structures And Algorithms

Author : Abel Gomes
ISBN : 1848824068
Genre : Computers
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Implicit objects have gained increasing importance in geometric modeling, visualisation, animation, and computer graphics, because their geometric properties provide a good alternative to traditional parametric objects. This book presents the mathematics, computational methods and data structures, as well as the algorithms needed to render implicit curves and surfaces, and shows how implicit objects can easily describe smooth, intricate, and articulatable shapes, and hence why they are being increasingly used in graphical applications. Divided into two parts, the first introduces the mathematics of implicit curves and surfaces, as well as the data structures suited to store their sampled or discrete approximations, and the second deals with different computational methods for sampling implicit curves and surfaces, with particular reference to how these are applied to functions in 2D and 3D spaces.

Computational Science And Its Applications Iccsa 2005

Author : Osvaldo Gervasi
ISBN : 3540258620
Genre : Computers
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The four-volume set LNCS 3480-3483 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2005, held in Singapore in May 2005. The four volumes present a total of 540 papers selected from around 2700 submissions. The papers span the whole range of computational science, comprising advanced applications in virtually all sciences making use of computational techniques as well as foundations, techniques, and methodologies from computer science and mathematics, such as high performance computing and communication, networking, optimization, information systems and technologies, scientific visualization, graphics, image processing, data analysis, simulation and modelling, software systems, algorithms, security, multimedia etc.

Implicit Objects In Computer Graphics

Author : Luiz Velho
ISBN : 9780387216201
Genre : Computers
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Implicit definition and description of geometric objects and surfaces plays a critical role in the appearance and manipulation of computer graphics. In addition, the mathematical definition of shapes, using an implicit form, has pivotal applications for geometric modeling, visualization and animation. Until recently, the parametric form has been by far the most popular geometric representation used in computer graphics and computer-aided design. Whereas parametric objects and the techniques associated with them have been exhaustively developed, the implicit form has been used as a complementary geometric representation, mainly in the restricted context of specific applications. However, recent developments in graphics are changing this situation, and the community is beginning to draw its attention to implicit objects. This is reflected in the current research of aspects related to this subject. Employing a coherent conceptual framework, Implicit Objects in Computer Graphics addresses the role of implicitly defined objects in the following parts: mathematical foundations of geometric models, implicit formulations for the specification of shapes, implicit primitives, techniques for constructing and manipulating implicit objects, modeling, rendering and animating implicit objects.

Level Of Detail For 3d Graphics

Author : David P. Luebke
ISBN : 9781558608382
Genre : Computers
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Written by recognized LOD leaders, this is a coherent, state-of-the-art account of cutting-edge LOD research and development. This complete resource enables programmers to incorporate LOD technology into their own systems.

An Introduction To Ray Tracing

Author : Andrew S. Glassner
ISBN : 0122861604
Genre : Computers
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The creation of ever more realistic 3D images is central to the development of computer graphics. Ray tracing is one of the most popular and powerful means by which photo-realistic images can now be created. From fundamental principles to advanced applications, this guide provides how-to procedures and a detailed understanding of the scientific foundations of ray tracing. Richly illustrated with color and b&w plates.

Geometric And Solid Modeling

Author : Christoph Martin Hoffmann
ISBN : UOM:39015048125259
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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It is the view of the author that the streams of geometric and solid modeling are converging, and that as the importance of this convergence is anticipated and recognized, the need for the development of techniques to bridge the gap between the two becomes critical. This book is devoted to filling that need. "Geometric and Solid Modeling" deals with the concepts and tools needed to design and implement solid-modeling systems and their infrastructure and substrata, making this information remarkably accessible--to the novice as well as to the experienced designer. The essential algorithms and the underlying theory needed to design these systems are given primary emphasis. Techniques for the study and implementation of geometric algorithms are taken from computer science, numerical analysis, and symbolic computation, among other areas. Special attention is given to geometric investigations of implicit and parametric surfaces, with the focal point being the possible integration of geometric and solid modeling.

Intelligent Systems In Design And Manufacturing

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ISBN : UOM:39015048213717
Genre : Expert systems (Computer science)
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Ninth Pacific Conference On Computer Graphics And Applications

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ISBN : 0769512275
Genre : Computers
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Proceedings of the October 2001 conference that covered active research areas of computer graphics. The 41 contributions and three invited talks address adaptive meshing, morphing, surface features and reconstruction, geometric processing, subdivision surfaces, smooth surface synthesis, volume visualization, volumetric modeling, visibility and flow models, illumination, and simulation based and efficient rendering. Contains many color and bandw illustrations. Lacks a subject index. c. Book News Inc.

Journal Of Mechanical Design

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ISBN : UOM:49015003133825
Genre : Engineering design
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