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18th International Meshing Roundtable

October 25-28, 2009
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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Session 1A     Surface Meshing

1A.1 Size Function Smoothing Using an Element Area Gradient

John Howlett, Alan Zundel
INRIA, Le Chesnay cedex, France
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1A.2 Removing Self Intersections of a Triangular Mesh by Edge Swapping, Edge Hammering, and Face Lifting

Soji Yamakawa, Kenji Shimada
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A
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1A.3 Guaranteed-Quality All-Quadrilateral Mesh Generation with Feature Preservation

Xinghua Liang, Mohamed S. Ebeida, Yongjie Zhang
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A
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Session 1B     Hexahedral Meshing

1B.1 Advances in Octree-Based All-Hexahedral Mesh Generation: Handling Sharp Features

Loıc Marechal
I.N.R.I.A., Rocquencourt, Le Chesnay, France
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1B.2 Conforming Hexahedral Mesh Generation via Geometric Capture Methods

Jason F. Shepherd
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A

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1B.3 Efficient Hexahedral Mesh Generation for Complex Geometries Using an Improved Set of Refinement Templates

Yasushi Ito, Alan M. Shih, Bharat K. Soni
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.
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1B.4 Embedding Features in a Cartesian Grid

Steven J. Owen, Jason F. Shepherd
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
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Session 2A    Optimization

2A.1Label-Invariant Mesh Quality Metrics

Patrick Knupp
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
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2A.2 Perturbing Slivers in 3D Delaunay Meshes

Jane Tournois, Rahul Srinivasan, Pierre Alliez
INRIA Sophia Antipolis - M´editerran´ee, France
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2A.3 Mesh Smoothing Algorithms for Complex Geometric Domains

Hale Erten, Alper ¨ Ung¨or, Chunchun Zhao
University of Florida, FL, U.S.A
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2A.4 A Novel Method for Surface Mesh Smoothing: Applications in Biomedical Modeling

Jun Wang, Zeyun Yu.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, U.S.A
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2A.5 Quality Improvement of Non-manifold Hexahedral Meshes for Critical Feature Determination of Microstructure Materials

Jin Qian, Yongjie Zhang, Wenyan Wang, Alexis C. Lewis, M.A. Siddiq Qidwai, Andrew B. Geltmacher
Naval Research Laboratory,Washington, DC , U.S.A
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A
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Session 2B      Geometry

2B.1 Automatic CAD Models Comparison and Re-meshing in the Context of Mechanical Design Optimization

Jean-Christophe Cuilli`ere, Vincent Fran¸cois, Khaled Souaissa, Abdelmajid Benamara, Hedi BelHadjSalah
ERICCA, Département de Génie Mécanique UQTR, Trois Rivières, Canada
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2B.2 Distance Solutions for Medial Axis Transform

Hao Xia, Paul G. Tucker
University of Cambridge

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2B.3Automatic Non-manifold Topology Recovery and Geometry Noise Removal

Aurelien Alleaume
Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France

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2B.4 A New Procedure to Compute Imprints in Multi-sweeping Algorithms

Eloi Ruiz-Giron´es, Xevi Roca, Josep Sarrate
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2B.5 Defeaturing CAD Models Using a Geometry-Based Size Field and Facet-Based Reduction Operators

William Roshan Quadros, Steven J. Owen
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
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Session 3A      Parallel & Hybrid    

3B.1 Towards Exascale Parallel Delaunay Mesh Generation

Nikos Chrisochoides, Andrey Chernikov, Andriy Fedorov, Andriy Kot, Leonidas Linardakis, Panagiotis Foteinos
The College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA
, U.S.A
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3B.2 On the Use of Space Filling Curves for Parallel Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation

Fr´ed´eric Alauzet, Adrien Loseille
INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt, Projet Gamma, Le Chesnay cedex, France
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, U.S.A
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3B.3 Mesh Insertion of Hybrid Meshes

Mohamed S. Ebeida, Eric Mestreau, Yongjie Zhang, Saikat Dey
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC, USA

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3B.4 Tensor-Guided Hex-Dominant Mesh Generation with Targeted All-Hex Regions

Ved Vyas, Kenji Shimada
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Session 3B      Applications

3B.1 Using Parameterization and Springs to Determine Aneurysm Wall Thickness

Erick Johnson, Yongjie Zhang, Kenji Shimada
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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3B.2 Hybrid Mesh Generation for Reservoir Flow Simulation in CPG Grids

T. Mouton, C. Bennis, H. Borouchaki
Institut Fran¸cais du P´etrole, Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, France
Universit´e de Technologie de Troyes, Troyes Cedex, France

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3B.3 VECTIS Mesher – A 3D Cartesian Approach Employing Marching Cubes

Luk´aˇs Plaˇcek
Ricardo Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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3B.4 Shape Operator Metric for Surface Normal Approximation

Guillermo D. Canas, Steven J. Gortler
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
, U.S.A
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Session 4      Tetrahedral Meshing

4.1 The Meccano Method for Automatic Tetrahedral Mesh Generation of Complex Genus-Zero Solids

J.M. Casc´on, R. Montenegro, J.M. Escobar, E. Rodr´ıguez, G. Montero
University of Salamanca, Spain
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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4.2 Collars and Intestines: Practical Conforming Delaunay Refinement

Alexander Rand, Noel Walkington
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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4.3 An Analysis of Shewchuk’s Delaunay Refinement Algorithm

Hang Si
Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS), Berlin, Germany
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4.4 Hexagonal Delaunay Triangulation

Gerd Sußner, G¨unther Greiner
RTT AG, Munich, Germany
Computer Graphics Group, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
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4.5 Tetrahedral Mesh Improvement Using Multi-face Retriangulation

Marek Krzysztof Misztal, Jakob Andreas Bærentzen, Fran¸cois Anton, Kenny Erleben
Technical University of Denmark
University of Copenhagen
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Session 5A     Adaptivity

5A.1Automatic All Quadrilateral Mesh Adaption through Refinement and Coarsening

Bret D. Anderson, Steven E. Benzley, Steven J. Owen
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
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5A.2 Optimal 3D Highly Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation Based on the Continuous Mesh Framework

Adrien Loseille, Fr´ed´eric Alauzet
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt, Projet Gamma, Le Chesnay cedex, France
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5A.3 Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation for Solution of Finite Element Problems Using Hierarchical Edge-Based Error Estimates

Abdellatif Agouzal, Konstantin Lipnikov, Yuri Vassilevski
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, U.S.A
Universite de Lyon, Laboratoire d’Analyse Numerique
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5A.4 On 3D Anisotropic Local Remeshing for Surface, Volume and Boundary Layers

Adrien Loseille, Rainald L¨ohner
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
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5A.5 A Comparison of Gradient- and Hessian-Based Optimization Methods for Tetrahedral Mesh Quality Improvement

Shankar Prasad Sastry, Suzanne M. Shontz
The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA, U.S.A
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1.1 Output Based Grid Adaptation for Viscous Flow

Julie C. Andren and Michael A. Park
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, jandren@mit.edu
NASA Langley Research Center, Computational AeroSciences Branch,
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1.2 Model Sensitivity of Edges to a Parameter

David S. Lazzara, Mark Drela, and Robert Haimes
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA U.S.A
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1.3 Graph Based Boundary Recovery for Complex Geometry with Multiply Connected Domains

Andrey Mezentsev
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1.5 A New Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation Method Based upon Hierarchical A Posteriori Error Estimates

Lennard Kamenski, Weizhang Huang, and Jens Lang
Technische Universit¨at Darmstadt
University of Kansas, Lawrence
Technische Universit¨at Darmstadt
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1.6 A Comparison of Parametric Space vs. Real Space Triangular Meshing Algorithms

Karl G. Merkley and Mark L. Dewey
Elemental Technologies, Inc karl@elemtech.com
Elemental Technologies Inc. mildewey@elemtech.com
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