“From Visible to Printable: Thin Surface with Implicit Interior Structures” by QI and LI

  • ©Quan QI and Qingde LI

  • ©Quan QI and Qingde LI

  • ©Quan QI and Qingde LI

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Entry Number: 64

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    From Visible to Printable: Thin Surface with Implicit Interior Structures

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    Converting a surface-based objects into a thin-surface solid representation is an essential problem for additive manufacturing. This paper proposes a simple way to thicken surfaces to thin solids based on implicit modeling technique. With the proposed technique, any surface-based object can be converted into a 3D printing friendly form that seamlessly combines both the geometric shape and its interior material structures in one single representation.

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    • Qingde Li, D Wills, Roger Phillips, Warren J Viant, John G Griffiths, and James W Ward. 2004. Implicit Fitting Using Radial Basis Functions with Ellipsoid Constraint. Computer Graphics Forum 23, 1 (2004), 55–70. 
    • Takashi Maekawa. 1999. An overview of offset curves and surfaces. Computer-Aided Design 31, 3 (1999), 165–173. 
    • A Pasko, V Adzhiev, A Sourin, and V Savchenko. 1995. Function representation in geometric modeling: concepts, implementation and applications. The Visual Computer 11, 8 (1995), 429–446.

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