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Basic three-dimensional objects constructed with simplex meshes

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2 Author(s)
Ramirez Flores, J.E. ; Computer Science Section, Department of Electrical Engineering, CINVESTAV-IPN, AV. Instituto Politecnico Nacional 2508, 07300, Mexico, D.F. ; de la Fraga, L.G.

In this paper we proposed several aIgorithms to construct the surface of three basic three-dimensional objects using 2-simplex meshes: sphere, cylinder, and torus. The algorithm for each basic model consists of three steps: creating vertices, edges and faces. Simplex mesh is a discrete model representation with a constant vertex connectivity. Each vertex of a 2-simplex mesh is connected to three, and only three, neighbors, These basic objects can be used as initial models to perform a deformation of its surface. The deformation fits these initial models to another target model.

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2004. (ICEEE). 1st International Conference on

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8-10 Sept. 2004

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