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An Adaptive 3D Surface Mesh Cutting Operation

  • Huynh Quang Huy Viet
  • Takahiro Kamada
  • Hiromi T. Tanaka
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4069)

Abstract

The cutting operation of 3D surface meshes plays an important role in surgery simulators. One of the important requirements for surgical simulators is the visual reality. We propose a new strategy for cutting on surface meshes: refinement and separate strategy consisting of the refinement followed by the separation of the refined mesh element.The proposed strategy gives the faithful representation of interaction paths of a surgical tool.

Keywords

Surface Mesh Surgical Simulation Surgical Tool Medical Image Computing Separate Strategy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Huynh Quang Huy Viet
    • 1
  • Takahiro Kamada
    • 1
  • Hiromi T. Tanaka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human and Computer IntelligenceRitsumeikan UniversityShigaJapan

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