Creating volume models from edge-vertex graphs

  title={Creating volume models from edge-vertex graphs},
  author={Pat Hanrahan},
  journal={Proceedings of the 9th annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques},
  • P. Hanrahan
  • Published 1 July 1982
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Proceedings of the 9th annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques
The design of complex geometric models has been and will continue to be one of the limiting factors in computer graphics. A careful enumeration of the properties of topologically correct models, so that they may be automatically enforced, can greatly speed this process. An example of the problems inherent in these methods is the “wire frame” problem, the automatic generation of a volume model from an edge-vertex graph. The solution to this problem has many useful applications in geometric… 

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