This paper describes a commute-time based 3D shape descriptor that is robust with respect to changes in pose and topology. A new and completely unsupervised mesh segmentation algorithm is proposed, which is based on the commute time embedding of the mesh and the k-means clustering using the embedded mesh vertices. We use the discrete Laplace-Beltrami operator to construct the graph Laplacian.


3D Mesh Clustering Commute Time Embedding Shape Descriptor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Haseeb
    • 1
  • Edwin R. Hancock
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of YorkUK

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