Computer Aided Design
computer aided manufacturing,
CAD sites on the web (primarily VLSI rather than other kinds of CAD).
- Computational Topology.
Survey paper by Dey, Edelsbrunner, and Guha, presented at the conference
"Computational Geometry -- Ten Years After". Includes descriptions of
applications in image processing, cartography, graphics, solid modeling,
mesh generation, and molecular modeling.
- Computer Aided Geometric Design.
Computer aided geometric design at Leeds U.,
including work on ship and aircraft shapes.
and surfaces for geometric modeling, and
Geometric Methods and Applications for Computer Science and Engineering, reviews and supplementary material for two books by
See also his courses
CIS 610 and
CIS 700 based on the second book.
Digital Design Media online textbook.
- "Geometric approaches to mesh generation",
by Christoph Hoffman of Purdue,
argues for a tighter coupling between mesh generation
and computer aided design.
- GIS and CAD.
John Thomas describes Rochester's experience with the interface
between GIS (for large-scale geographic data) and CAD
(for smaller scale architectural information such
as street layout).
Kinematics-driven Geometric Modeling: A Framework for Simultaneous
Sculptured Surface Design and CNC Tool Path Generation,
Q. Jeffrey Ge, 5th MSI Worksh. Comp. Geom.,
makes a case for tighter coupling between CAD and CAM.
Operations for Satellite Antenna Layout, J-D. Boissonnat, E. de
Lange, and M. Teillaud, SCG 1997.
antenna layout. How to place components on a satellite so they
don't interfere with each other, using geometric techniques including
decomposition of polyhedra into convex pieces.
- Symp. Comp. Geom. for Mechanics & Appl., Vienna, Austria, July 2002.
Geometry in Action,
a collection of applications of computational geometry.
from a common source file.