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Vector and Tensor Field Topology Simplification on Irregular Grids

  • Xavier Tricoche
  • Gerik Scheuermann
  • Hans Hagen
  • Stefan Clauss
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)

Abstract

Topology-based visualization of planar turbulent flows results in visual clutter due to the presence of numerous features of very small scale. In this paper, we attack this problem with a topology simplification method for vector and tensor fields defined on irregular grids. This is the generalization of previous work dealing with structured grids. The method works for all interpolation schemes.

Keywords

Interpolation Scheme Cluster Boundary Irregular Grid Curvilinear Grid Degenerate Point 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xavier Tricoche
    • 1
  • Gerik Scheuermann
    • 1
  • Hans Hagen
    • 1
  • Stefan Clauss
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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