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The recruitment of DNA ligase I to replication foci and the efficient joining of Okazaki fragments is dependent on the interaction between DNA ligase I and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA). Although the PCNA sliding clamp tethers DNA ligase I to nicked duplex DNA circles, the interaction does not enhance DNA joining. This suggests that other(More)
3D printers have become popular in recent years and enable fabrication of custom objects for home users. However, the cost of the material used in printing remains high. In this paper, we present an automatic solution to design a skin-frame structure for the purpose of reducing the material cost in printing a given 3D object. The frame structure is designed(More)
In this paper, we present a robust normal estimation algorithm based on the low-rank subspace clustering technique. The main idea is based on the observation that compared with the points around sharp features, it is relatively easier to obtain accurate normals for the points within smooth regions. The points around sharp features and smooth regions are(More)
This paper presents a novel mesh saliency detection approach based on manifold ranking in a descriptor space. Starting from the over-segmented patches of a mesh, we compute a descriptor vector for each patch based on Zernike coefficients, and the local distinctness of each patch by a center-surround operator. Patches with small or high local distinctness(More)
We present a global method for consistently orienting a defective raw point set with noise, non-uniformities and thin sharp features. Our method seamlessly combines two simple but effective techniques—constrained Laplacian smoothing and visibility voting—to tackle this challenge. First, we apply a Laplacian contraction to the given point cloud, which(More)
In this paper, we present a novel bottom-up salient object detection approach by exploiting the relationship between the saliency detection and the Markov absorption probability. First, we calculate a preliminary saliency map by the Markov absorption probability on a weighted graph via partial image borders as background prior. Unlike most of the existing(More)
In this paper, we propose an automatic hole-filling method, particularly for recovering missing feature curves and corners. We first extract the feature vertices around a hole of a CAD model and classify them into different feature sets. These feature sets are then automatically paired, using ordered double normals, Gaussian mapping and convex/concave(More)
Semantic mesh segmentation and labeling is a fundamental problem in graphics. Conventional data-driven approaches usually employ a tedious offline pre-training process. Moreover, the number and especially the quality of the manually labeled examples challenge such strategies. In this paper, we develop a low-rank representation model with structure guiding(More)