Attention-Based Mesh Simplification Using Distance Transforms

  • Susana Mata
  • Luis Pastor
  • Angel Rodríguez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4245)

Abstract

Although widely used for image processing, Distance Transforms have only recently started to be used in computer graphics. This paper proposes a new mesh simplification technique based on Distance Transforms that allows taking into account the proximity of a mesh element to the focus of attention for adapting the approximation error which will be tolerated during the simplification process to the relative importance of that mesh element. Experimental results show the feasibility of this approach.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susana Mata
    • 1
  • Luis Pastor
    • 1
  • Angel Rodríguez
    • 2
  1. 1.Dpto. de Arquitectura y Tecnología de ComputadoresCiencias de la Computación e Inteligencia Artificial, U. Rey Juan Carlos (URJC)Móstoles, MadridSpain
  2. 2.Dept. de Tecnología FotónicaU. Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)Boadilla del MonteSpain

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