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Handlebody representation for surfaces and Morse operators
Author(s): Antonio Castelo; Helio Cortez Vierro Lopes; Geovan Tavares
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we introduce a data structure for surface representation, called Handle-Edge, which involves only an intrinsic cell decomposition, and define structural operators, called Morse Operators, which are based on the Handlebody Representation of orientable surfaces with or without boundary. As the description is a topological one it leaves open the dimension of the euclidean space, where the surface is embedded. We apply this representation to the visualization of implicit surfaces embedded in high-dimensional spaces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1992
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1830, Curves and Surfaces in Computer Vision and Graphics III, (1 November 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131753
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Antonio Castelo, Instituto de Ciencias Matematicas (Brazil)
Helio Cortez Vierro Lopes, Pontificia Univ. Catolica (Brazil)
Geovan Tavares, Pontificia Univ. Catolica (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1830:
Curves and Surfaces in Computer Vision and Graphics III
Joe D. Warren, Editor(s)

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