A system for interactively describing and modifying free-form surfaces is presented. The system is based on the use of bicubic patches. Although it is not a full-fledged mechanical CAD system, it has been used to construct complex surface descriptions. It is also useful as a testbed for further experimentation.
LASSETER : Were going to start about 24 seconds early. We've got really a full program here. We'd like to make one announcement first-that there's absolutely no videotapin g allowed in this session. If anybody sees someone videotaping next to him, they have the co-chair's permission to beat th e living daylights out of them. By the way, it won't matter. We… (More)