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Numerical Techniques
Wednesday, 15 August
2:15 - 4 pm
Room 404


Session Chair
Marc Kessler
University of Michigan


Elastic Object Manipulation Using Coarse-to-Fine Representation of Mass-Spring Models
Hirofumi Kawai
Nara Institute of Science and Technology
8916-5 Takayama-cho
Ikoma-shi, Nara 630-0101 JAPAN
hirofu-k@is.aist-nara.ac.jp

An efficient method for elastic object deformation using mass-spring models with coarse-to-fine representation based on the degree of deformation.


A New Method For Numerical Constrained Optimization
Ronald N. Perry
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
201 Broadway Street, 8th Floor
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA
perry@merl.com

Constrained optimization is an important tool with extensive applications in computer graphics. This new method for constraint handling significantly improves an algorithm's ability to navigate constrained space.


Variational Classification for Visualization of 3D Ultrasound Data
Dani Lischinski
School of Computer Science and Engineering
The Hebrew University
Givat Ram
Jerusalem 91904 ISRAEL
danix@cs.huji.ac.il

A new technique for high-fidelity interactive visualization of surfaces from fuzzy and noisy 3D ultrasound data using a novel opacity classification algorithm based on the variational principle.


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