User Interface Management System with Geometric Modeling Capability: A CAD System’s Framework

  • Tapio Takala
Conference paper


The interactive construction and design (CAD) of geometric models is considered. It is found that the user interface manager (UIMS) in such situations could and should include a geometric or even more general modeler, besides its graphics interaction capability. The main task of UIMS is the management of models — how to update them and to operate different tool algorithms on them. A testbed environment (AGX) is programmed to meet these requirements, and used for practical application experiments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tapio Takala
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Information Processing ScienceHelsinki University of TechnologyEspoo 15Finland

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