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Resolvents and their applications in computer-aided geometric design
Author(s): Hang K. Du; Ronald N. Goldman
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Paper Abstract

Elimination theory was originally developed in the 18th and 19th centuries to find solvability criteria for a system of polynomial equations. We present some new resolvent methods that are suitable to solve important problems in computer aided geometric design (CAGD), including implicitization, inversion, intersection, computation of self intersection points, and detection of unfaithful parametrizations of rational curves and surfaces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 1610, Curves and Surfaces in Computer Vision and Graphics II, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135144
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Hang K. Du, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)
Ronald N. Goldman, Rice Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1610:
Curves and Surfaces in Computer Vision and Graphics II
Martine J. Silbermann; Hemant D. Tagare, Editor(s)

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