Sharp features on multiresolution subdivision surfaces

Henning Biermann, Ioana M. Martin, Denis Zorin, Fausto Bernardini

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Abstract

In this paper we describe a method for creating sharp features and trim regions on multiresolution subdivision surfaces along a set of user-defined curves. Operations such as engraving, embossing, and trimming are important in many surface modeling applications. Their implementation, however, is non-trivial due to computational, topological, and smoothness constraints that the underlying surface has to satisfy. The novelty of our work lies in the ability to create sharp features anywhere on a surface and in the fact that the resulting representation remains within the multiresolution subdivision framework. Preserving the original representation has the advantage that other operations applicable to multiresolution subdivision surfaces can subsequently be applied to the edited model. We also introduce an extended set of subdivision rules for Catmull-Clark surfaces that allows the creation of creases along diagonals of control mesh faces.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 9th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, Pacific Graphics 2001
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages140-149
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)0769512275
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes
Event9th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, Pacific Graphics 2001 - Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 16 Oct 200118 Oct 2001

Publication series

NameProceedings - Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications
Volume2001-January
ISSN (Print)1550-4085

Conference

Conference9th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, Pacific Graphics 2001
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityTokyo
Period16/10/0118/10/01

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