CS 888, Spring 2012 - Papers

Last Updated: May 18, 2012
The book
Implicit Curves and Surfaces: Mathematics, Data Structures and Algorithms, by Abel J. P. Gomes (Author), Irina Voiculescu (Author), Joaquim Jorge (Author), Brian Wyvill (Author), Callum Galbraith (Author).
will be used as background for the course. This book is available online, although you may have to be on campus to access it.


The following is a list of suggested books/papers as well as some background material. If you wish to present another paper, you should contact one of the course instructors. Those marked with ??? haven't been approved yet. A-patches, etc. CSG Tessellation
  • May 22: Wyvill, McPheeters, and Wyvill, Data structure for Soft Objects, The Visual Computer, 2(4):227--324, 1986.
  • May 22: William E. Lorensen and Harvey E. Cline. Marching cubes: A high resolution 3D surface construction algorithm. Computer Graphics, Volume 21, Number 4, July 1987, pages 163{169, 1987.
  • Hall and Warren, Adaptive polygonization of implicitly defined surfaces, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applicatins, 1990.
Older papers
  • June 4: James F. Blinn A Generalization of Algebraic Surface Drawing ACM Transactions on Graphics, July 1982
  • May 22: Jules Bloomenthal Polygonization of Implicit Surfaces Computer Aided Geometric Design, Issue 5, 1988
  • Brian Wyvill, Craig McPheeters, Geoff Wyvill Animating Soft Objects The Visual Computer, Issue 4 1986
  • Brian Wyvill, Craig McPheeters, Geoff Wyvill Soft Objects Advanced Computer Graphics (Proc. CG Tokyo 1986)
  • Brian Wyvill, Geoff Wyvill Field Functions for Implicit Surfaces Visual Computer, Issue 5 1989
  • Fujita, T., Hirota, K. and Murakami, K Representation of Splashing Water using Metaball Model Fujitsu, 1990, Vol 41, part 2, pp 159-165

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