A Rational Model of the Surface Swept by a Curve


This paper shows how to construct a rational Bezier model of a swept surface that interpolates N frames (i.e., N position/orientation pairs) of a fixed rational space curve c(s) and maintains the shape of the curve at all intermediate points of the sweep. Thus, the surface models an exact sweep of the curve, consistent with the given data. The primary… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8659.1995.cgf143_0077.x


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