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Curve and Surface Interrogation

  • Hans Hagen
  • Stefanie Hahmann
  • Thomas Schreiber
  • Ernst Gschwind
  • B. Wördenweber
  • Y. Nakajima
Part of the Computer Graphics: Systems and Applications book series (COMPUTER GRAPH.)

Abstract

Free-form curves and surfaces are very important for sophisticated CAD/CAM Systems. Apart from the geometric modelling aspect of these curves and surfaces, the analysis of their quality is a necessary tool in the design and construction process. The purpose of this paper is to give a critical survey on curve and surface interrogation methods and to present generalized focal surfaces as a new surface interrogation tool.

Keywords

Fundamental Form Gaussian Curvature Conjugate Direction Focal Surface Reflection Line 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Hagen
  • Stefanie Hahmann
  • Thomas Schreiber
  • Ernst Gschwind
  • B. Wördenweber
  • Y. Nakajima

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