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Modeling Interfaces
Wednesday, 15 August
2:15 - 4 pm
Room 408


Session Chair
Gary Templet
Sandia National Laboratories


A Suggestive Interface for 3D Drawing
Takeo Igarashi
Computer Science Department
Brown University
115 Waterman Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02912 USA
takeo@acm.org

An interaction technique for 3D drawing in which the user highlights geometric components in the scene as hints, and the system suggests possible operations based on the hints.


French Surface: A New Technique for Surface Design
Zita Cheng
Human Communications Technology Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2356 Main Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 CANADA
zitast@math.ubc.ca

Inspired by drafters' French curves, French Surface provides users with a predefined set of surfaces as drawing templates. This avoids the mathematical structure and freehand control of traditional methods.


An Interactive System for Robust Topological Modeling of Meshes
Ergun Akleman
Texas A&M University
Visualization Laboratory
216 Langford Center
College Station, Texas 77843 USA
ergun@viz.tamu.edu

An interactive system for robust modeling of orientable two-manifold polygonal meshes.


Simultaneous Model Assembly in Real and Virtual Spaces
Eckhard Meier
GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology
Schloss Birlinghoven
Sankt Augustin 53754 GERMANY
eckhard.meier@gmd.de

Using building blocks to create models in physical and virtual space simultaneously. The system reproduces assembly of physical models in real time.


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