Challenges in Surface-Surface Intersections

  • Vibeke Skytt
Conference paper


Tangential and singular situations are still challenges in a system for surface-surface intersections. This paper presents several real world examples of hard intersection problems, and proposes methods on how to deal with them. In particular, solutions which use the possibility of representing a parametric surface as an algebraic surface through the use of approximate implicitization, are in focus. This allows us to transform an intersection between two parametric surfaces to the problem of finding zeroes of a function of two parameters.


Singular Point Intersection Point Parametric Surface Algebraic Surface Intersection Curve 
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  • Vibeke Skytt
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