3D Model Simplification Method with Maintaining Local Features

  • Fangyi Liu
  • Xing Chen
  • Weiyuan Sun
  • Xingchen Gu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 217)


Current 3D model simplification algorithms only maintain the principal characteristics of the models, leading to the loss of the important characteristics of the local region. Therefore, these algorithms do not facilitate the human understanding of objects. The paper proposes a novel algorithm for simplifying 3D models, which can maintain the local important characteristics. The presented method combines the mesh segmentation algorithm and the simplification algorithm to extract the local visual features while ensuring the high fidelity of the whole mode. Experiments show the proposed algorithm is effectiveness.


Local feature Mesh simplification Mesh segmentation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fangyi Liu
    • 1
  • Xing Chen
    • 1
  • Weiyuan Sun
    • 1
  • Xingchen Gu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Software TechnologyDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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