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On some applications of computational geometry in manufacturing and virtual environments

Extended abstract
  • Joseph S. B. Mitchell
Invited Contributions
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1148)

Abstract

There are many motivating applications for the study of computational geometry problems. In this talk, we briefly touch on two such application domains — manufacturing and virtual environments. We discuss a few of the applications-driven computational geometry problems in these domains and point to some possible future research directions that will assist in transferring algorithmic methods into practice.

Keywords

Virtual Environment Computational Geometry Collision Detection Fuse Deposition Modeling Interference Detection 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph S. B. Mitchell
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  1. 1.Applied Mathematics and StatisticsSUNYStony BrookUSA

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