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Physics-Based B-spline Morphing

@inproceedings{Ma2010PhysicsBasedBM,
  title={Physics-Based B-spline Morphing},
  author={Yuewen Ma and Jianmin Zheng},
  year={2010}
}
This paper presents a new method for automatically generating a transition between two given B-spline curves or surfaces. Rather than treating the curves or surfaces as purely geometric objects, we distribute mass, damping, elasticity onto them. For elastic objects, morphing can be formulated as a boundary-valued problem of ordinary differential equations. By using Modal Analysis, the boundary-valued problem can be solved analytically. As a result, we can create a morphing that simulates the… 

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