A Survey of Computer-Aided Modeling Tools for Aesthetic Design

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Chiara Eva Catalano, Bianca Falcidieno, Franca Giannini, Marina Monti

Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche—Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Via De Marini 6-16149 Genova-Italy

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 2(1), 11-20 (Jun 05, 2002) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1481371 History: Received May 01, 2001; Revised March 01, 2002; Online June 05, 2002
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Requirements and constraints commonly considered at early design stage
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An example of profile compression to detect possible curves’ defects
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The lemon squeezer by Philippe Starck (Courtesy of Alessi)
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Examples of character lines that can be obtained by using free-form features
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Alessi’s baby bathroom caps family (Courtesy of Alessi)




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