Meshing Research Corner

12th International Meshing Roundtable

September 14-17 2003
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Sponsored by
Sandia National Laboratories

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Session Information

Session Title
1A Geometric Models
1B Mesh Refinement
Plenary Plenary Session
2A Surface Meshing
2B Quality
3A Structured Meshing
3B Adaptivity
4 Smoothing
5 Mesh Topology

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Welcome Address

    Robert Leland
    Sandia National Laboratories

Keynote Address

Thomas Bickel
Sandia National Laboratories

Session 1A – Geometric Models

    Unified Geometry Access for Analysis and Design
      R. Haimes, C. Crawford
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (1021 KB)
    Accessing CAD Geometry for Mesh Generation

      M. Beall, J. Walsh, M. Shephard
      Simmetrix Inc. and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (2489
      KB)

    Parallel Generation of Unstructured Surface Grids
      U. Tremel, F. Deister, O. Hassan, N. Weatherill
      EADS, Munich, Germany and University of Wales, Swansea
      Abstract | Download PDF (5586 KB)
    Interpolation from a Cloud of Points

Session 1B - Mesh Refinement

    Mesh Refinement Based on the 8-Tetrahedra Longest- Edge Partition

      A. Plaza, M. Rivara
      University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain and University of Chile
      Abstract | Download PDF (223
      KB)

    Propagation Path Properties in Iterative Longest-Edge Refinement
      J. Suarez, A. Plaza, G. Carey
      University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain and University of Texas at Austin
      Abstract | Download PDF (1675 KB)
    When and Why Ruppert’s Algorithm Works

      G. Miller, S. Pave, N. Walkington
      Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
      Abstract | Download PDF (333 KB)

    A Crystalline, Red Green Strategy for Meshing Highly Deformable Objects with Tetrahedra

      N. Molino, R. Bridson, J. Teran, R. Fedkiw
      Stanford University, CA, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (10,082 KB)

Plenary Session

    Meshing Complexity of Single Part CAD Models
      D. White, S. Saigal, S. Owen
      Sandia National Laboratories, NM and Carnegie Mellon University, PA, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (188 KB)
    Compact Representations of Simplicial Meshes in Two and Three Dimensions

      D. Blandford, G. Blelloch, D. Cardoze, C. Kadow
      Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (258
      KB)

    A Mesh Warping Algorithm Based on Weighted Laplacian Smoothing
    A New Algorithm for Generating Quadrilateral Meshes and its Application to FE-Based Image Registration
      S. Ramaswami, M. Siqueira, T. Sundaram, J. Gallier, J. Gee
      Rutgers University, NJ, University of Pennsylvannia and Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sol, Brazil
      Abstract | Download PDF (1332 KB)

Session 2A Surface Meshing

    Meshing of Diffusion Surfaces for Point-Based Tensor Field Visualization
    Geodesic-based Surface Remeshing
      O. Sifri, A. Sheffer, C. Gotsman
      Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
      Abstract | Download PDF (6853 KB)
    Toward Quality Surface Meshing
    Isotropic Remeshing of Surfaces: A Local Parameterization Approach
      V. Surazhsky, P. Alliez, C. Gotsman
      Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
      Abstract | Download PDF (16,030 KB)

Session 2B Quality

    An Adaptable Surface Parameterization Method
    The Mesquite Mesh Quality Improvement Toolkit
      M. Brewer, L. Diachin, P. Knupp, T. Leurent, D. Melander
      Sandia National Laboratories, NM and Argonne National Laboratories, IL, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (158 KB)
    BSP-Assisted Constrained Tetrahedralization

      B. Joshi, S. Ourselin
      CSIRO Centre and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
      Abstract | Download PDF (682 KB)

    Generalization of the Kantorovich Method of Dimensional Reduction
      R. Sondershaus, S. Gumhold
      WSI/GRIS, University of Tubingen, Germany
      Abstract | Download PDF (0 KB) (coming soon)

Session 3A Structured Meshing

    Automatic Nested Refinement - A Technique for the Generation of High Quallity Multi-block Structured Grids for Multi-Scale Problems Using Gridpro
      K. Rajagopalan, P. Eiseman
      Program Development Company, White Plains, NY, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (979 KB)
    Multiple Stationary and Moving Boundary Handling in Cartesian Grids
    Constructing Anisotropic Geometric Metrics using Octrees and Skeletons
      K-F. Tchon, M. Khachan, F. Guibault, R. Camarero
      Cerca, Ecole Polytechnic Montreal, Quebec, Canada
      Abstract | Download PDF (210 KB)

Session 3B Adaptivity

    Fully Automatic Adaptive Mesh Refinement Integrated into the Solution Process
      J. Tristano, Z. Chen, D. Hancq, W. Kwok
      Ansys, Inc., Cannonsburg, PA, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (637 KB)
    A New Type of Size Function Respecting Premeshed Entities
    Automated Adaptive Forming Simulations
      J. Wan, S. Kocak, M. Shephard
      Scientific Computation Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (3356 KB)
    Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation for Transient Flows Simulations
      P. Frey, F. Alauzet
      INRIA, and Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
      Abstract | Download PDF (6074 KB)

Session 4 Smoothing

    Multilevel Accelerated Optimization for Problems in Grid Generation
    Combined Laplacian and Optimization-based Smoothing for Quadratic Mixed Surface Meshes
    A Local Cell Quality Metric and Variational Grid Smoothing Algorithm
    Increasing TAU3P Abort-time via Mesh Quality Improvement
      N. Folwell, P. Knupp, M. Brewer
      Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, CA and Sandia National Laboratories, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (743 KB)

Session 5 Mesh Topology

    Back to Edge Flips in 3 Dimensions
      P-L. George, H. Borouchaki
      INRIA and Universite de Technologie de Troyes, France
      Abstract | Download PDF (192 KB)
    Increasing the Number and Volume of Hexahedral and Prism Elements in a Hex-Dominant Mesh by Topological Transformations
      S. Yamakawa, K. Shimada
      Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (1373 KB)
    Topology Modification of Hexahedral Meshes Using Atomic Dual-based Operations
      T. Tautges, S. Knoop
      Sandia National Laboratories, NM and University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, U.S.A.
      Abstract | Download PDF (527 KB)