Meshing Research Corner

13th International Meshing Roundtable

September 19-22 2004
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

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Keynote Address

Jim Thomas - NASA Langley
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Session 1A

Session Chair: Alan Shih

1A.1 Pointerless Implementation of Hierarchical Simplicial Meshes and Efficient Neighbor Finding in Arbitrary Dimensions

F. Atalay, D. Mount
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, U.S.A.
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1A.2 An Algorithm for Two-Dimensional Mesh Generation Based on the Pinwheel Tiling

P. Ganguly, S. Vavasis, K. Papoulia
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, U.S.A.
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1A.3 Non-Replicating Indexing for Out-Of-Core Processing of Semi-Regular Triangular Surface Meshes

I. Guskov
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.
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1A.4 Efficient Spacetime Meshing with Nonlocal Cone Constraints

S. Thite
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, U.S.A.
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Session 1B

Session Chair: Eric Hjelmfelt

1B.1 Intuitive, Interactive, and Robust Modification and Optimization of Finite Element Models

K. Bidmon, D. Rose, T. Ertl,
University of Stuttgart, Germany
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1B.2 A Bezier-Based Moving Mesh Framework for Simulation with Elastic Membranes

D. Cardoze, G. Miller, M. Olah, T. Phillips
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
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1B.3 Inverse Pre-Deformation of Finite Element Mesh for Large Deformation Analysis

A. Dheeravongkit, K. Shimada
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
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1B.4 Reliable Isotropic Tetrahedral Mesh Generation Based on an Advancing Front Method

Y. Ito, A. Shih, B. Soni
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.
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Session 2A

Session Chair: Paul Chew

2A.1 Mesh Smoothing Schemes Based on Optimal Delaunay Triangulations

L. Chen
Pennsylvannia State University, College Station, PA, U.S.A.
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2A.2 Automatic Blocking Scheme for Structured Meshing in 2d Multiphase Flow Simulation

D. Guoy, J. Erickson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, U.S.A.
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2A.3 3D Hybrid Mesh Generation for Reservoir Flow Simulation

N. Flandrin, H. Borouchaki, C. Bennis
Institut Francais du Petrole, Cedex, France
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2A.4 Robust Three Dimensional Delaunay Refinement

S. Pav, N. Walkington
University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
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Session 2B

Session Chair: Reza Taghavi

2B.1 Conformal Refinement of All-Hexahedral Element Meshes Based on Multiple Twist Plane Insertion

N. Harris, S. Benzley, S. Owen
Brigham Young University, Provo UT, U.S.A.
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
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2B.2 Surface Mesh Projection for Hexahedral Mesh Generation by Sweeping

X. Roca, J. Sarrate, A. Huerta
Universitat Politecnica, Barcelona, Spain
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2B.3 Twelve Ways to Fool The Masses when Describing Mesh Generation Performance

T. Tautges, D. White, R. Leland
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
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2B.4 Extracting Hexahedral Mesh Structures from Balanced Linear Octrees

T. Tu, D. O'Hallaron
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
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Session 3A

Session Chair: Byron Hanks

3A.1 An Evolvable Meshing Tool Through a Flexible Object-Oriented Design

M. Bastarrica, N. Hitschfeld-Kahler
Universidad de Chile, Chile
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3A.2 MSTK - A Flexible Infrastructure Library for Developing Mesh Based Applications

R. Garimella
Los Alamos National Laboratories, Los Alamos, NM, U.S.A.
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3A.3 API for Grid Generation Over Topological Models

S. Gopalsamy, D. Ross, A. Shih
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.
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3A.4 Mark-It: A Marking User Interface for Cutting Decomposition Time

N. Yang, A. Forsberg, J. Shepherd, R. Garcia, K. Merkley
Brown University, Providence, RI, U.S.A.
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
Elemental Technologies, Inc. American Fork, UT, U.S.A.
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Session 3B

Session Chair: Eric Hjelmfelt

3B.1 A Comparison of Inexact Newton and Coordinate Descent Mesh Optimization Techniques

L. Diachin, P. Knupp, T. Munson, S. Shontz
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Livermore, CA
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
Argonne National Laboratories, Argonne, IL
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, U.S.A.
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3B.2 A Generalized Graph-Theoretic Mesh Optimization Model

A. Mezentsev
Imperial College, London, UK
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3B.3 Mesh Movement Governed by Entropy Production

E. Knobbe
Royal Netherlands Naval College, Den Helder, Netherlands
Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
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3B.4 Two Techniques to Improve Mesh Quality and Preserve Surface Characteristics

I. Semenova, V. Savchenko, I. Hagiwara
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan
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Sessions 4A

Session Chair: Steve Owen

4A.1 Surface Mesh Generation on Voxel-Based Objects

A. Smirnov, H. Zhang
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, U.S.A.
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4A.2 Identification and Preservation of Surface Features

T. Baker
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.
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4A.3 Watertight Anisotropic Surface Meshing Using Quadrilateral Patches

R. Haimes, M. Aftosmis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett, CA, U.S.A.
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4.A4 Reconstruction of G 1 Surfaces With Biquartic Patches for HP Fe Simulations

D. Xue, L. Demkowicz, C. Bajaj
University of Texas at Austin, TX, U.S.A.
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Sessions 4B

Session Chair: Lori Freitag Diachin

4B.1 Smoothing and Adaptive Redistribution for Grids with Irregular Valence and Hanging Nodes

L. Branets, G. Carey
University of Texas at Austin, TX, U.S.A.
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4B.2 Error Estimates for Hessian-Based Mesh Adaptation Algorithms with Control of Adaptivity

K. Lipnikov, Y. Vassilevski
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, U.S.A.
Institute of Numerical Mathematics, Russia
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4B.3 Visualizing Mesh Adaptation Metric Tensors

K-F. Tchon, J. Dompierre, M-G. Vallet, R. Camarero
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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4B.4 Adaptive and Quality Quadrilateral/Hexahedral Meshing from Volumetric Imaging Data

Y. Zhang, C. Bajaj
University of Texas at Austin, TX, U.S.A.
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Session 5A

Session Chair: Bill Jones

5A.1 PDE-Based Gradient Limiting for Mesh Size Functions

P-O. Persson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
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5A.2 Finite Element Mesh Sizing for Surfaces Using Skeleton

W. Quadros, S. Owen, M. Brewer, K. Shimada
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
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5A.3 Anisotropic Mesh Gradation Control

X. Li, J-F. Remacle, N. Chevaugeon, M. Shephard
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, U.S.A.
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5A.4 Mechanical Criteria for the Preparation of Finite Element Models

G. Foucault, P-M. Marin, J-C. Leon
Domaine Universitaire, France
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Sessions 5B

Session Chair: Byron Hanks

5B.1 Parallel Refinement of Tetrahedral Meshes Using Terminal-Edge Bisection Algorithm

M-C. Rivara, D Pizarro, N. Chrisochoides
Universidad de Chile, Chile
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A.
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5B.2 Parallel Mesh Refinement Without Communication

P. Pebay, D. Thompson
Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA, U.S.A.
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5B.3 Entkerner: A System for Removal of Globally Invisible Triangles from Large Meshes

M. Ernst, F. Firsching, R. Grosso
Bytes+Lights GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
University of Erlangen, Germany
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5B.4 Reference Jacobian Rezoning Strategy for Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Methods on Polyhedral Grids

V. Dyadechko, R. Garimella, M. Shashkov
Los Alamos National Laboratories, Los Alamos, NM, U.S.A.
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