Subdivision Methods for Geometric Design

A Constructive Approach


  • Joe Warren, Rice University, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
  • Henrik Weimer, DaimlerChrysler AG, Berlin, Germany

Subdivision Methods for Geometric Design provides computer graphics students and designers with a comprehensive guide to subdivision methods, including the background information required to grasp underlying concepts, techniques for manipulating subdivision algorithms to achieve specific effects, and a wide array of digital resources on a dynamic companion Web site. Subdivision Methods promises to be a groundbreaking book, important for both advanced students and working professionals in the field of computer graphics.
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Software developers for CAD and CAM systems, geometric modeling researchers, mathematicians, and engineers, and graphics programmers


Book information

  • Published: October 2001
  • ISBN: 978-1-55860-446-9

Table of Contents

Foreword PrefaceTable of Symbols Chapter 1 Subdivision: Functions as FractalsChapter 2 An Integral Approach to Uniform Subdivision Chapter 3 Convergence Analysis for Uniform Subdivision Schemes Chapter 4 A Differential Approach to Uniform Subdivision Chapter 5 Local Approximation of Global Differential Schemes Chapter 6 Variational Schemes for Bounded Domains Chapter 7 Averaging Schemes for Polyhedral Meshes Chapter 8 Spectral Analysis at an Extraordinary Vertex References Index