Mathematics of Surfaces XI: 11th IMA International by Florian Albat, Rainer Müller (auth.), Ralph Martin, Helmut

By Florian Albat, Rainer Müller (auth.), Ralph Martin, Helmut Bez, Malcolm Sabin (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the refereed court cases of the eleventh IMA foreign convention at the arithmetic of Surfaces, held in Loughborough, united kingdom in September 2005.

The 28 revised complete papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from various submissions. one of the issues addressed are Voronoi diagrams, linear platforms, curvatures on meshes, approximate parameterization, situation numbers, pythagorean hodographs, artifacts in B-spline surfaces, B?zier surfaces of minimum strength, line subdivision, subdivision surfaces, point units and symmetry, the topology of algebraic surfaces, embedding graphs in manifolds, restoration of 3D form from shading, discovering optimum feedrates for machining, and enhancing of diversity data.

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