Surface Reconstruction of Freeform Objects Based on Multiresolution Volumetric Method

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Sergei Azernikov, Alex Miropolsky, Anath Fischer

Laboratory for Computer Graphics and CAD, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel 32000

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 3(4), 334-338 (Dec 24, 2003) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1630816 History: Received July 01, 2003; Revised October 01, 2003; Online December 24, 2003
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Mechanical part reconstruction phases: (a) point cloud (4102 points), (b) HSDM (296 voxels), (c) connectivity graph, (d) facet reconstruction (300 facets), and (e) anisotropic smoothing
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Multiresolution surface reconstruction: (a) low resolution (Octree depth 2), (b) middle resolution (Octree depth 3), and (c) high resolution (Octree depth 4)
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Surface reconstruction examples: (a) car (541 facets), (b) toy airplane (11691 facets), (c) bracket (9589 facets), (d) oil pump (8979 facets)



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