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Topological Framework for Part Families

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Srinivas Raghothama

EDS PLM Solutions, 10824 Hope Street, Cypress, CA 90630e-mail: raghotha@ugs.com

Vadim Shapiro

University of Wisconsin, 1513 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706e-mail: vshapiro@engr.wisc.edu

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 2(4), 246-255 (Mar 26, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1558073 History: Received September 01, 2002; Revised November 01, 2002; Online March 26, 2003
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Ambiguous updates within a parametric modeling system 3
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Family defined using a CSG representation
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Incorrect update for a b-rep “tweak”
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Inconsistent parametric update in two different systems
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B-rep family using cell maps
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Representation-space family defined using a cell complex
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Representation-space family defined using a feature representation
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Topologizing a CSG complex
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Continuous CSG map from the CSG complex in (a) to the CSG complex in (b)
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Correspondence between CSG-complexes (a) D and (b) D is not a CSG map
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Non-intuitive update (from (a) to (b)) in a CSG-complex family

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