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Steven J. Owen

Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque, NM U.S.A.
E-mail: sjowen@sandia.gov

MESHING
RESEARCH
CORNER

Anderson, Bret D., Steven E. Benzley, and Steven J. Owen

    "Automatic All Quadrilateral Mesh Adaptionthrough Refinement and Coarsening", Proceedings, 18th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.557-574, October 25-28 2009
    keywords:
    • quadrilateral
    • adaptivity
    • refinement
    • coarsening.
    Abstract
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Dudley, Clifton R. and Steven J. Owen
    "Degenerate Hex Elements", 23rd International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-15 2014
    keywords:
    • degenerate hexahedral elements
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • smoothing
    • sculpt
    Abstract
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Harris, Nathan J., Steven E. Benzley and Steven J. Owen
    "Conformal Refinement of All-Hexahedral Element Meshes Based on Multiple Twist Plane Insertion", Proceedings, 13th International Meshing Roundtable, Williamsburg, VA, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND #2004-3765C, pp.157-168, September 19-22 2004
    keywords:
    • adaptation
    • conformal refinement
    • hexahedra
    • refinement
    • STC
    Abstract
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Jared Edgel, Steven E. Benzley, and Steven J. Owen
    "An Adaptive Grid-Based All Hexahedral Meshing Algorithm Based on 2-Refinement", Research Notes, 19th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.Research Note, October 3-6 2010 Abstract
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Ledoux, Franck, Nicolas Le Goff, Steve J. Owen , Matthew L. Staten and Jean-Christophe Weill
    "A Constraint-Based System to Ensure the Preservation of Sharp Geometric Features in Hexahedral Meshes", 21st International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.315-332, October 7-10 2012
    keywords:
    • hexahedral mesh modification
    • topology of CAD models
    • fundamental sheets
    • sheet insertion
    • constraint-based system
    Abstract
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Miller, Tim I., Steven E. Benzley, Steven J. Owen, and Matthew L. Staten
    "Using Edge Valence Prediction to Drive Localized All-Hex Coarsening", Research Notes, 20th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.Research Note, October 23-26 2011
    keywords:
    • Hexahedra
    • Coarsening
    • Mesh Topology Modification
    • Edge Valence
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J.
    "A Survey of Unstructured Mesh Generation Technology", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.239-267, October 1998
    keywords:
    • overview
    • classification
    • software
    • triangle
    • quadrilateral
    • tetrahedra
    • hexahedra
    • surface meshing
    • refinement
    • clean-up
    • smoothing
    • Delaunay
    • advancing front
    • octree
    • plastering
    • paving
    • whisker weaving
    • grid-based
    • indirect
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J.
    "Parallel Smoothing for Grid-Based Methods", Research Notes, 21st International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.Research Note, October 7-10 2012
    keywords:
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • hexahedral mesh generation
    • parallel meshing
    • smoothing
    • optimization
    • mesh quality
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J. and David R. White
    "Mesh-Based Geometry: A Systematic Approach To Constructing Geometry From A Finite Element Mesh", Proceedings, 10th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.83-96, October 7-10 2001
    keywords:
    • geometry reconstruction
    • remeshing
    • mesh modification
    • faceted models
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J. and Jason F. Shepherd
    "Embedding Features in a Cartesian Grid", Proceedings, 18th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.116-138, October 25-28 2009
    keywords:
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • hexahedral mesh generation
    • topologicalequivalence
    • topology embedding.
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Owen, Steven J. and Sunil Saigal
    "Neighborhood-Based Element Sizing Control for Finite Element Surface Meshing", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.143-154, October 1997
    keywords:
    • background mesh
    • boundary layer
    • CFD
    • curvature
    • natural neighbor interpolation
    • size control
    • surface meshing
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J. and Tim R. Shelton
    "Validation of Grid-Based Hex Meshes with Computational Solid Mechaniccs", 22nd International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.39-56, October 13-16 2013
    keywords:
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • hexahedral mesh generation
    • parallel meshing
    • solid mechanics
    • pillowing
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J., Brett W. Clark, Darryl J. Melander, Michael Brewer, Jason F. Shepherd, Karl Merkley, Corey Ernst, and Randy Morris
    "An Immersive Topology Environment for Meshing", Proceedings, 16th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.553-578, October 14-17 2007
    keywords:
    • geometry simplification
    • sweep decomposition
    • design through analysis
    • hexahedra
    • sweeping
    • assembly meshing
    • imprint/merge
    • meshing user interface
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J., David R. White, Timothy. J. Tautges
    "Facet-Based Surfaces For 3D Mesh Generation", Proceedings, 11th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.297-312, September 15-18 2002
    keywords:
    • facetted models
    • 3D surface mesh generation
    • closest point
    • Walton patch
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J., Matthew L. Staten, Marguerite C. Sorensen
    "Parallel Hex Meshing from Volume Fractions", 20th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.161-178, October 23-26 2011
    keywords:
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • hexahedral mesh generation
    • parallel meshing
    • non-manifold
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J., Matthew L. Staten, Scott A. Canann, and Sunil Saigal
    "Advancing Front Quadrilateral Meshing Using Triangle Transformations", 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Labs, pp.409-428, October 1998
    keywords:
    • Q-morph
    • quadrilateral
    • advancing front
    • surface meshing
    • edge recovery
    • surface meshing
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J., Ryan M. Shih
    "A Template-Based Approach for Parallel Hexahedral Two-Refinement", 24th International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-14 2015
    keywords:
    • hexahedron
    • mesh refinement
    • 2-refinement
    • adaptivity
    • parallel
    Abstract
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Paudel, Gaurab, Steven J. Owen and Steven E. Benzley
    "Hexahedral Mesh Refinement Using an Error Sizing Function", 20th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.143-157, October 23-26 2011
    keywords:
    • hexahedral
    • meshing
    • adaptation
    • refinement
    • sizing function
    • error estimates
    Abstract
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Pebay, Philippe P., Michael B. Stephenson, Leslie A. Fortier, Steven J. Owen, and Darryl J. Melander
    "pCAMAL: An Embarrassingly Parallel Hexahedral Mesh Generator", Proceedings, 16th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.269-284, October 14-17 2007 Abstract
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Quadros, William Roshan and Steven J. Owen
    "Defeaturing CAD Models Using aGeometry-Based Size Field and Facet-BasedReduction Operators", Proceedings, 18th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.301-318, October 25-28 2009
    keywords:
    • defeaturing
    • feature suppression
    • CAD simplification
    • facet reduction.
    Abstract
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Quadros, William Roshan, Steven James Owen, Mike Brewer and Kenji Shimada
    "Finite Element Mesh Sizing for Surfaces Using Skeleton", Proceedings, 13th International Meshing Roundtable, Williamsburg, VA, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND #2004-3765C, pp.389-400, September 19-22 2004
    keywords:
    • surface meshing
    • sizing function
    • skeleton
    • medial axis transform
    Abstract
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Quadros, William Roshan, Ved Vyas, Mike Brewer, Steven James Owen, Kenji Shimada
    "A Computational Framework For Generating Sizing Function In Assembly Meshing", Proceedings, 14th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.55-72, September 11-14 2005
    keywords:
    • assembly
    • sizing function
    • skeleton
    • pre-mesh
    Abstract
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Staten, Matthew L., Robert A. Kerr, Steven J. Owen, Ted D. Blacker
    "Unconstrained Paving and Plastering: Progress Update", Proceedings, 15th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.469-486, September 17-20 2006
    keywords:
    • unconstrained plastering
    • unconstrained paving
    • hexahedra
    • quadrilateral
    Abstract
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Staten, Matthew L., Scott A. Canann, and Steve J. Owen
    "BMSWEEP: Locating Interior Nodes During Sweeping", 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Labs, pp.7-18, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • sweeping
    • node location
    • BMSweep
    Abstract
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Staten, Matthew L., Steven J. Owen, Suzanne M. Shontz, Andrew G. Salinger and Todd S. Coffey
    "A Comparison of Mesh Morphing Methods for 3D Shape Optimization", 20th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.293-310, October 23-26 2011
    keywords:
    • mesh morphing
    • mesh moving
    • mesh warping
    Abstract
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Staten, Matthew L., Steven J. Owen, Ted D. Blacker
    "Unconstrained Paving & Plastering: A New Idea for All Hexahedral Mesh Generation", Proceedings, 14th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.399-416, September 11-14 2005
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • plastering
    • sweeping
    • paving
    Abstract
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Steven J. Owen and Matthew L. Staten
    "A Comparison of Mesh Morphing Methods for Shape Optimization", Research Notes, 19th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.Research Note, October 3-6 2010
    keywords:
    • .
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Tristano, Joseph R., Steven J. Owen, and Scott A. Canann
    "Advancing Front Surface Mesh Generation in Parametric Space Using a RiemannianSurface Definition", 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Labs, pp.429-445, October 1998
    keywords:
    • triangle
    • surface meshing
    • Rieman space
    • advancing front
    Abstract
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White, David R., Robert W. Leland, Sunil Saigal and Steven J. Owen
    "The Meshing Complexity of a Solid: An Introduction", Proceedings, 10th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.373-384, October 7-10 2001
    keywords:
    • meshing complexity
    • geometric queries
    • medial axis
    • geometry management
    • topology
    • complexity
    Abstract
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White, David R., Sunil Saigal, Steven J. Owen
    "Meshing complexity of single part CAD models", Proceedings, 12th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.121-134, Sept. 2003
    keywords:
    • time to mesh
    • meshing complexity
    • blend detection
    • geometry clean-up
    • complexity
    • geometry management
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