B-spline surface techniques for solid modeling an application to computer-aided geometric design

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dc.contributor.advisor Johnson, Guy
dc.contributor.advisor Kitchen, Andrew
dc.contributor.advisor Anderson, Peter
dc.contributor.author Tang, Chi-Ming
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-20T16:43:28Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-20T16:43:28Z
dc.date.issued 1988
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/10216
dc.description.abstract One important area of Computer-Aided Geometric Design (CAGD) is concerned with the approximation and representation of the surfaces of solid objects. Accurately describing the shape of an object so that the description is useful to designers who must decide how to manipulate it is an important problem. B-spline techniques promise greater versatility in describing complex surfaces than other techniques, thus the B-spline surface is highlighted in the field of constructive solid geometric modeling. A method for drawing complex surfaces by using B-spline techniques is presented. The tensor product surface scheme is developed for constructing sculptured surfaces. Also, the basic principle of multivariate B-splines, i.e., nontensor product surfaces, the light of tomorrow in CAGD, is introduced.
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dc.subject Computer-aided design en_US
dc.subject Geometric modeling en_US
dc.subject.lcc TA174.T36 1988
dc.subject.lcsh Computer-aided design
dc.subject.lcsh Engineering design--Data processing
dc.subject.lcsh Spline theory
dc.title B-spline surface techniques for solid modeling an application to computer-aided geometric design
dc.type Thesis
dc.description.college B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
dc.description.department Department of Computer Science

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