Deforming Surface Meshes

  • Siu-Wing Cheng
  • Jiongxin Jin
Part of the SEMA SIMAI Springer Series book series (SEMA SIMAI, volume 5)


We study the problem of maintaining a deforming surface mesh, specified only by a dense sample of n points that move with the surface. We propose a motion model under which the class of \((\varepsilon,\alpha )\)-meshes can be efficiently maintained by a combination of edge flips and insertion and deletion of vertices. We can enforce bounded aspect ratios and a small approximation error throughout the deformation.



Research supported by the Research Grant Council, Hong Kong, China (project no. 612107).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringHKUST, Clear Water BayKowloonHong Kong
  2. 2.Google Inc.Mountain ViewUSA

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