A Note on Planar Hexagonal Meshes

  • Wenping Wang
  • Yang Liu
Conference paper
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications book series (IMA, volume 151)


We study the geometry and computation of free-form hexagonal meshes with planar faces (to be called P-Hex meshes). Several existing methods are reviewed and a new method is proposed for computing P-Hex meshes to approximate a given surface. The outstanding issues with these methods and further research directions are discussed.


Planar hexagonal meshes Dupin indicatrix polyhedral approximation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wenping Wang
    • 1
  • Yang Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Hong KongHong Kong SARP.R. China

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