The Visual Computer

, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp 353–355 | Cite as

A modified look-up table for implicit disambiguation of Marching Cubes

  • Claudio Montani
  • Riccardo Scateni
  • Roberto Scopigno
Short Communications


A new triangulation scheme for the Marching Cubes algorithm is proposed. The scheme allows the extraction of continuous isosurfaces from volumetric data without the need to use disamgiguation techniques.

Key words

Volume visualization Surface reconstruction Look-up tables Marching cubes algorithms Triangulation 


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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Montani
    • 1
  • Riccardo Scateni
    • 2
  • Roberto Scopigno
    • 3
  1. 1.[F]-CNRPisaItaly
  2. 2.CRS4CagliariItaly
  3. 3.CNUCE-CNRPisaItaly

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