Hans Hagen, Editor
Contains recent ideas and results in three areas of growing importance in curve and surface design: algebraic methods, variational surface design, and some special applications. Leading researchers from throughout the world have contributed their latest work and provided several promising solutions to open issues in surface modeling.
Part I: Algebraic Methods. Free-Form Blending: A Technique for Creating Piecewise Implicit Surfaces, J. Warren; Surface Fitting Using Implicit Algebraic Surface Patches, C. Bajaj; Functional Splines for Interpolation, Approximation, Blending of Curves, Surfaces and Solids, J. Hoschek and E. Hartmann; Part II: Variational Surface Design. Local Twist Estimation, G. Farin and H. Hagen; Variational Surface Design, H. Hagen and P. Santarelli; Part III: Special Applications. Interactive Techniques for Visual Design, P. Andersson and B. Dahlberg; Exact Conversion of a Trimmed Non-rational Bezier Surface into Composite or Basic Non-rational Surfaces, A.E. Vries-Baayens; A Procedural Feature-Based Approach for Designing Functional Surfaces, J. Cavendish and S. Marin; Topological Considerations in the Transfinite Interpolation of Contour Curves, A. Jones; Conditions and Constructions for GC1 and GC2 Continuity Between Adjacent Integral Bezier Surface Patches, P. Wassum.
1992 / ix + 219 pages / Softcover / ISBN-10: 0-89871-282-3 / ISBN-13: 978-0-898712-82-7
List Price $98.00 / SIAM Member Price $68.60 / Order Code OT30