Topology Preserving Surface Extraction Using Adaptive Subdivision

@inproceedings{Varadhan2004TopologyPS,
  title={Topology Preserving Surface Extraction Using Adaptive Subdivision},
  author={Gokul Varadhan and Shankar Krishnan and T. V. N. Sriram and Dinesh Manocha},
  booktitle={Symposium on Geometry Processing},
  year={2004}
}
We address the problem of computing a topology preserving isosurface from a volumetric grid using Marching Cubes for geometry processing applications. We present a novel topology preserving subdivision algorithm to generate an adaptive volumetric grid. Our algorithm ensures that every grid cell satisfies two local geometric criteria: a complex cell criterion and a star-shaped criterion. We show that these two criteria are sufficient to ensure that the surface extracted from the grid using… CONTINUE READING
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