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B-spline surface fairing with boundary constraint
Author(s): Ming Jia; Ying-Lin Ke
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Paper Abstract

In reverse engineering, a reconstructed surface model generally is composed of several surfaces with d continuity. With respect to the low quality surfaces, the geometric continuity along the boundary may be destroyed after fairing operation is applied. So as to rebuild a global d continuous model, a series of complex operations such as bridging, blending and filling are always inevitable. In this paper, a new fairing method, which is a B-spline surface fitting optimization subject to complicated boundary constraints, is presented. With this method, the users can avoid the complex surface editing work but focus on the surface quality. As a result, the final surface model will be with a higher quality while preserving the original geometric continuity as before. Some experimental results show that the above method is feasible and satisfying.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 July 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4875, Second International Conference on Image and Graphics, (31 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.477096
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Ming Jia, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Ying-Lin Ke, Zhejiang Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4875:
Second International Conference on Image and Graphics
Wei Sui, Editor(s)

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