Approximating Offsets of Surfaces by using the Support function Representation

  • Jens Gravesen
  • Bert Jüttler
  • Zbyněk Šír
Conference paper
Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 12)

The support function (SF) representation of surfaces is useful for analyzing curvatures and for representing offset surfaces. After reviewing basic properties of the SF representation, we discuss several techniques for approximating the SF of a given surface.


Support Function Principal Curvature Piecewise Linear Function Rational Curf Rational Surface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Gravesen
  • Bert Jüttler
    • 1
  • Zbyněk Šír
    • 1
  1. 1.Kepler University LinzAustria

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