Solid Modeling in Computer Graphics Education

  • Alberto Paoluzzi
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Series on Computer Graphics book series (IFIP SER.COMP.)


The first aim of this paper is to show the influence that graphics methods have had on the research activities carried out in solid modeling at the University “La Sapienza.” At the same time, we report our experience about the impact of solid modeling tools, equipped with a user-friendly user interface, on computer graphics education. In particular, we describe the solid modeler Minerva, implemented by computer graphics students and currently used as a didactic tool in our graphics course, which allows students to experiment with affine transformations, and to view models, structure definitions, surface equations, and solid operations.


Computer Graphic Solid Modeling Boundary Representation Polyhedral Domain Polyhedral Approximation 
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