Knot Insertion and Deletion Algorithms for B-Spline Curves and Surfaces
By: Ronald N. Goldman (editor), Tom Lyche (editor)Paperback
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New approaches to knot insertion and deletion are presented in this unique, detailed approach to understanding, analyzing, and rendering B-spline curves and surfaces. Computer scientists, mechanical engineers, and programmers and analysts involved in CAD and CAGD will find innovative, practical applications using the blossoming approach to knot insertion, factored knot insertion, and knot deletion, as well as comparisons of many knot insertion algorithms. This book also serves as an excellent reference guide for graduate students involved in computer aided geometric design.
1. An Introduction to Blossoming Phillip J. Barry; 2. Algorithms for Progressive Curves: Extending B-Spline and Blossoming Techniques to the Monomial, Power, and Newton Dual Bases Phillip J. Barry and Ronald N. Goldman; 3. Factored Knot Insertion Phillip J. Barry and Ronald N. Goldman; 4. Knot Insertion Algorithms Phillip J. Barry and Ronald N. Goldman; 5. Conversion Between B-Spline Bases Using the Generalized Oslo Algorithm Tom Lyche, Knut Morken and Kyrre Strom; 6. How Much Can the Size of the B-Spline Coefficients be Reduced by Inserting One Knot? Tom Lyche and Knut Morken; 7. An Envelope Approach to a Sketching Editor for Hierarchical Free-form Curve Design and Modification Michael J. Banks, Elaine Cohen and Timothy I. Mueller; Index.
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