9 June 1986 Adaptative Polyhedral Approximation Of Digitized Surfaces
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Proceedings Volume 0595, Computer Vision for Robots; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952249
Event: 1985 International Technical Symposium/Europe, 1985, Cannes, France
A method is proposed for the determination of a progressive polyhedral approximation of 3-D digitized surfaces whose points are located on a regular lattice. It relies on an iterative and adaptative splitting of the triangular faces of an initial polyhedral surface. Assuming a bijection between the digitized surface and its approximation, a partition of the data base is operated. The algorithm allows for the measurement of the local quality of the approximation and avoids the generation of ill-defined triangles with sharp corners. Its low computational complexity permits the approximation of very large sets of points (hundreds of thousands).
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Schmitt Francis, Schmitt Francis, Gholizadeh Behrouz, Gholizadeh Behrouz, "Adaptative Polyhedral Approximation Of Digitized Surfaces", Proc. SPIE 0595, Computer Vision for Robots, (9 June 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.952249; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952249


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