An Introduction to Implicit Techniques

        This chapter provides an introduction to implicit techniques used in goemetric modeling and computer graphics. We begin by contrasting implicit and parametric methods. We then summarize three classes of techniques - algebraic, blobby, and functional. Functional (F-rep) techniques represent some of the recent work on using a single function to represent complex shapes.

By: Jai Menon

Published in: RC20493 in 1996

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