Meshing Research Corner
10th International Meshing Roundtable

October 7-10, 2001
Newport Beach, California, USA

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Sandia National Laboratories


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Session Information

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Keynote Address

    Chuck Grindstaff
    UGS Inc. Cypress, California

Session 1 - PLENARY I

    1b - Flipping Cubical Meshes
      Marshall Bern and David Eppstein
      Xerox Palo Alto Research Center and University of California, Irvine
      Abstract | Download Postscript (395 KB)

    1c - Molecular Surface Modeling and Meshing

    1d - Some Properties of Area Functionals in Numerical Grid Generation

      Jose-Gerardo Tinoco-Ruiz, Pablo Barrera-Sanchez and Adan Cortes-Medina
      Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo Morelia and Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
      Abstract | Download Postscript (254 KB)

Session 2A - Faceted Models

    2a1 - Progressive Mesh Decomposition in the Operational Rate-Distortion Sense Using Global Error

    2a2 - Preconditioners for Indefinite Linear Systems Arising in Surface Parameterization

      J. Liesen, E. de Sturler, A. Sheffer, Y. Aydin, and C. Siefert
      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      Abstract | Download Postscript (1704 KB)

    2a3 - Mesh-Based Geometry: A Systematic Approach To Constructing Geometry From A Finite Element Mesh

Session 2B - Structured Meshing

    2b1 - An Automatic Orthogonal/Cartesian Meshing With Local Refinement Tetrahedrons Near STL Boundary

      Vladimir V. Chudanov, Anna E. Aksenova, Valerii A. Pervichko, Irina G.Plotnikova, Anton A. Korotkov
      Nuclear Safety Institute, Moscow, Russia
      Abstract | Download PDF (330 KB)

    2b2 - Variational Grid Generation Using Exponentials of Area

      Pablo Barrera Sanchez, Guilmer F. Gonzalez F. and Francisco J. Dominguez Mota
      U.N.A.M. and U.M.S.N.H.
      Abstract | Download Postscript (98 KB)

    2b3 - Equidistribution Method For Adaptive Grid Generation

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions

    • Geometry Issues in Meshing - Steve Owen, Sandia National Laboratories
    • Surface Meshing - Pascal Frey, INRIA, France
    • Volume Meshing - Ted Blacker, Fluent, Inc.
    • Mesh Quality - Lori Freitag, Argonne National Laboratories
    • Software Issues in Meshing - Nikos Chrisochoides, William and Mary
Session 3 - Plenary II

    3a - CGAL - The Computational Geometry Algorithm Library (invited)

    3b - Sample Shuffling For Quality Hierarchic Surface Meshing

    3c - Adaptive Curvature-Sensitive Meshing of the Medial Axis

    3d - Optimization-Based Reference-Matrix Rezone Strategies for Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Methods on Unstructured Meshes

Session 4A - Software Systems for Applications

    4a1 - An Object Oriented Design for Mesh Generation And Operation Algortihms

    4a2 - Atomic Images - A Method For Meshing Digital Images

    4a3 - Parallel Algorithm Oriented Mesh Database

      Jean-Francois Remacle, Ottmar Klaas, Joseph E. Flaherty and Mark S. Shephard
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
      Abstract | Download Postscript (1319 KB)
Session 4B - Hexahedral Meshing

    4b1 - A New Approach to Octree-Based Hexahedral Meshing

    4b2 - Meshing of Hexagons into Convex Quadrilaterals

      Nemanja Petrovic, Branko Kolundzija
      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Belgrade
      Abstract | Download Postscript (141 KB)

    4b3 - Hexhoop: Modular Templates For Converting A Hex-Dominant Mesh To An All-Hex Mesh

Session 5A - Application

    5a1 - Anisotropic Validation of Hexahedral Meshes for Composite Materials in Biomechanics

      Matthias Muller-Hannemann, Cornelia Kober, Robert Sader, Hans-Florian Zeilhofer
      Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat Bonn and Freie Universitat Berlin
      Abstract | Download Postscript (903 KB)

    5a2 - Grid Deformation Techniques for Two-Dimensional Hybrid Grids

    5a3 - Mixed Dimensional Coupling in Finite Element Stress Analysis

Session 5B - Computational Geometry

    5b1 - Efficient and Robust Algorithm for Overlaying Nonmatching Surface Meshes

    5b2 - Feature Extraction From Point Clouds

    5b3 - An Experimental Study of Sliver Exudation

      Herbert Edelsbrunner and Damrong Guoy
      Duke University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      Abstract | Download Postscript (3620 KB)
Session 6A - Quality/Smoothing

    6a1 - A Measure of the Conformity of a Mesh to an Anisotropic Metric

      Paul Labbe, Julien Dompierre, Marie-Gabrielle Vallet, Francois Guibault and Jean-Yves Trepanier
      Centre de recherche en calcul applique (CERCA)
      Abstract | Download Postscript (286 KB)

    6a2 - A Comparison Of Triangle Quality Measures

    6a3 - On Anisotropic Mesh Generation and Quality Control in Complex Flow Problems

Session 6B - Geometry

    6b1 - An Algorithm for Projecting Points onto a Patched CAD Model

    6b2 - Detecting Translation Errors in CAD Surfaces and Preparing Geometries for Mesh Generation

    6b3 - The Meshing Complexity of a Solid: An Introduction

      David R. White, Robert W. Leland, Sunil Saigal and Steven J. Owen
      Sandia National Laboratories and Carnegie Mellon University
      Abstract | Download Postscript (506 KB)
Session 7 - Plenary III

    7a - Mesh Movement and Metamorphosis

    7b - Local Optimization-Based Untangling Algorithms for Quadrilateral Meshes

      Lori A. Freitag and Paul E. Plassmann
      Argonne National Laboratory and Pennsylvania State University
      Abstract | Download Postscript (160 KB)

    7c - Automatic Detail Reduction for Mesh Generation Applications

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