25 March 1999 Marching cubes: surface complexity measure
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Proceedings Volume 3643, Visual Data Exploration and Analysis VI; (1999); doi: 10.1117/12.342838
Event: Electronic Imaging '99, 1999, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
In this work we give an approach to analyze a surface topology complexity inside a cube in the Marching Cube (MC) algorithm. The number of the isosurface intersections with the cube diagonals is used as the complexity criterion. In the case of the trilinear interpolation we have the cubic equation on the each cube diagonal and there is a possibility to find the coordinates of the three intersections with the diagonal of the approximated surface. In the presented work a common technique for choosing the right subcase form the extended lookup table by using a surface complexity criterion is proposed.
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Sergey V. Matveyev, "Marching cubes: surface complexity measure", Proc. SPIE 3643, Visual Data Exploration and Analysis VI, (25 March 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.342838; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.342838
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