Journal of Computer Science and Technology

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 193–201 | Cite as

Hierarchical geometric constraint model for parametric feature based modeling

  • Gao Shuming 
  • Peng Qunsheng 


A new geometric constraint model is described, which is hierarchical and suitable for parametric feature based modeling. In this model, different levels of geometric information are represented to support various stages of a design process. An efficient approach to parametric feature based modeling is also presented, adopting the high level geometric constraint model. The low level geometric model such as B-reps can be derived automatically from the high level geometric constraint model, enabling designers to perform their task of detailed design.


Hierarchical geometric constraint model parametric design feature based modeling 


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© Science Press, Beijing China and Allerton Press Inc. 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gao Shuming 
    • 1
  • Peng Qunsheng 
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Lab. of CAD & CGZhejiang UniversityHangzhou

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