Mathematical Foundation for Modeling Conceptual Design Sketches

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Y. Zeng

Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering, Concordia University, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, CB-410-16, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1M8

A. Pardasani, J. Dickinson, Z. Li, H. Antunes, V. Gupta

Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Institute, National Research Council of Canada, 800 Collip Circle, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 4X8

D. Baulier

Valiant Machine & Tool Inc., 9355 Anchor Drive, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N8N 5A8

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 4(2), 150-159 (May 28, 2004) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1683825 History: Received April 01, 2003; Revised January 01, 2004; Online May 28, 2004
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Two design concepts of rivet setting tool 17
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Two layout designs for rivet setting tool 17
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Detail design solution for rivet setting tool 17
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Anatomy of conceptual sketches
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Sketches in evolving design process
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Sketch of lifting mechanism (Courtesy Valiant Machine and Tool Inc., Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
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Requirements of design sketch representation
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Intermediate states of design
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Hierarchical structure of design sketch
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Gestures in design sketches
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Graphic illustration of sketch interpretation
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Two-dimension line drawing of a cubic
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Permissible junction configurations in line drawings 3435
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Algorithmic structure for three-dimension reconstruction
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a) is the input of the problem where the z-values of all vertices are zero. b) is the three-dimension reconstruction of a). It shows the back of the model. Hidden faces are not reconstructed
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a) is the input of the problem where the z-values of all vertices are zero. b) is the three-dimension reconstruction of a). It shows the rotated model. Hidden faces are not reconstructed



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