Conference 5–9 August 2012
Exhibition 7–9 August 2012
Los Angeles Convention Center

Maps, Surfaces, and Shapes

Technical Papers

Maps, Surfaces, and Shapes

Wednesday, 8 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 408A
Session Chair: Eugene Zhang, Oregon State University, Berlin Mathematical School, and Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik

Robust Modeling of Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces

A new method for modeling discrete constant mean curvature (CMC) surfaces. The method is capable of modeling CMC surfaces with fixed or free boundaries and is robust with respect to input mesh quality and topology changes.

Hao Pan
The University of Hong Kong

Yi-King Choi
The University of Hong Kong

Yang Liu
Microsoft Research Asia

Wenchao Hu
The University of Hong Kong

Qiang Du
Pennsylvania State University

Konrad Polthier
Freie Universitaet Berlin

Caiming Zhang
Shandong University

Wenping Wang
The University of Hong Kong

Simple Formulas For Quasiconformal Plane Deformations

A formula for 2D warp that minimizes the maximum conformal error while interpolating four point correspondences. It is used for specifying compound deformations with pairs of line segments.

Yaron Lipman
Weizmann Institute of Science

Vladimir G. Kim
Princeton University

Thomas Funkhouser
Princeton University

Guided Exploration of Physically Valid Shapes for Furniture Design

An interactive framework for designing physically valid nail-joined furniture and suggestions for restoring validity as required.

Nobuyuki Umetani
The University of Tokyo

Takeo Igarashi
The University of Tokyo

Niloy J. Mitra
University College London

Design of Self-Supporting Surfaces

An iterative nonlinear optimization algorithm for efficiently approximating free-form shapes by self-supporting ones. The paper describes how to remesh self-supporting shapes by self-supporting quad meshes with planar faces.

Etienne Vouga
Columbia University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Mathias Höbinger
Evolute GmbH and Technische Universität Wien

Johannes Wallner
Technische Universität Graz and Technische Universität Wien

Helmut Pottmann
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology