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An efficient approach for verifying manifold properties of simplicial complexes

Fellegara, Riccardo, Kenneth Weiss, Leila De Floriani

Research Note, 25th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, September 26-30 2016

INTERNATIONAL
MESHING
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25th International Meshing Roundtable
Washington DC, U.S.A.
September 26-30, 2016

Riccardo Fellegara, University of Maryland, US, felle@umd.edu
Kenneth Weiss, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US, kweiss@llnl.gov
Leila De Floriani, University of Genova, IT, leila.defloriani@unige.it

Research Note Abstract
While the vast majority of mesh processing tools assume a manifold mesh, many available meshes do not satisfy these constraints due to geometric defects and non-manifold singularities. We propose an efficient technique, based on a simple and compact data structure, for verifying topological properties of arbitrary simplicial complexes and experimentally demonstrate its effectiveness.

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