Meshing Research Corner

16th International Meshing Roundtable

October 14-17 2007
Seattle, Washington, USA

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red dotSession 1A      Tetrahedral Meshing 1

1A.1 Aggressive Tetrahedral Mesh Improvement

Bryan Matthew Klingner and Jonathan Richard Shewchuk
University of California at Berkeley
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1A.2 Three-dimensional Semi-generalized Point Placement Method for Delaunay Mesh Refinement

Andrey N. Chernikov and Nikos P. Chrisochoides
Department of Computer Science College of William and Mary
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1A.3SVR: Practical Engineering of a Fast 3D Meshing Algorithm

Umut A. Acar, Benoˆıt Hudson, Gary L. Miller, and Todd Phillips
Toyota Technological Institute
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1A.4 Construction of Sparse Well-spaced Point Sets for Quality Tetrahedralizations

Ravi Jampani and Alper ¨ Ung¨or
University of Florida
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red dotSession 1B     Optimization and Adaptivity

1B.1 Interleaving Delaunay Refinement and Optimization for 2D Triangle Mesh Generation

Jane Tournois, Pierre Alliez, and Olivier Devillers
INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France
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1B.2 A New Meccano Technique for Adaptive 3-D Triangulations

J.M. Casc´on, R. Montenegro, J.M. Escobar, E. Rodr´ıguez, and G. Montero
University of Salamanca, Spain
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

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1B.3 Well-centered Planar Triangulation – An Iterative Approach

Evan VanderZee, Anil N. Hirani, Damrong Guoy, and Edgar Ramos
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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1B.4 Generation of Quasi-optimal Meshes Based on a Posteriori Error Estimates

Abdellatif Agouzal, Konstantin Lipnikov, and Yuri Vassilevski
Institute of Numerical Mathematica
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
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Session 2     Geometry

2.1 An Efficient Geometrical Model for Meshing Applications in Heterogeneous Environments

Andrey Mezentsev
CeBeNetwork Engineering & IT, Bremen, D-28199, Germany
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2.2 A Hole-filling Algorithm Using Non-uniform Rational B-splines

Amitesh Kumar, Alan Shih, Yasushi Ito, Douglas Ross, and Bharat Soni
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.
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2.3 Removing Small Features with Real CAD Operations

Brett W. Clark
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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2.4 Automatic Extraction of Quadrilateral Patches from Triangulated Surfaces Using Morse Theory

John William Branch, Flavio Prieto, and Pierre Boulanger
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
University of Alberta
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Session 3A     Hexahedral Meshing

3A.1 An Extension of the Reliable Whisker Weaving Algorithm

Franck Ledoux and Jean-Christophe Weill
CEA/DAM Ile de France, DIF/DSSI, BP 12, 91680 Bruy`eres-Le-Chˆatel, France
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3A.2 Methods and Applications of Generalized Sheet Insertion for Hexahedral Meshing

Karl Merkley, Corey Ernst, Jason F. Shepherd, and Michael J. Borden
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
Elemental Technologies, Inc., American Fork, UT

Computational Simulation Software, American Fork, UT
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3A.3 A Selective Approach to Conformal Refinement of Unstructured Hexahedral Finite Element Mesheson

Michael Parrish, Michael Borden, Matthew Staten, and Steven Benzley
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, U.S.A
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A

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3A.4 pCAMAL: An Embarrassingly Parallel Hexahedral Mesh Generator

Philippe P. P´ebay, Michael B. Stephenson, Leslie A. Fortier, Steven J. Owen, and Darryl J. Melander
Sandia National Laboratories Livermore, CA, U.S.A.
Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
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Session 3B      Surface Meshing     

3B.1 An Extension of the Advancing Front Method to Composite Geometry

G. Foucault, J-C. Cuilli`ere, V. Fran¸cois, J-C. L´eon, and R. Maranzana
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Institut National Polytechnique de Grenobl, France
Ecole de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal, GPA, Canada

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3B.2 A Mesh Morphing Technique for Geometrically Dissimilar Tessellated Surfaces

Radhika Vurputoor, Nilanjan Mukherjee, Jean Cabello, and Michael Hancock
Digital Simulation Solutions, Milford, OH, U.S.A
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3B.3 Mesh Sizing with Additively Weighted Voronoi Diagrams

Lakulish Antani, Christophe Delage, and Pierre Alliez

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3B.4 Overlaying Surface Meshes: Extension and Parallelization

Ankita Jain and Xiangmin Jiao
College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
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Session 4     Applications and Three-dimensional Techniques

4.1Automatic 3D Mesh Generation for a Domain with Multiple Materials

Yongjie Zhang, Thomas J. R. Hughes, and Chandrajit L. Bajaj
The University of Texas at Austin, United States.
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4.2 Mixed-element Mesh for an Intra-operative Modeling of the Brain Tumor Extraction

Claudio Lobos, Marek Bucki, Nancy Hitschfeld, and Yohan Payan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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4.3 Geometric Algorithms for 3D Interface Reconstruction

Hyung Taek Ahn and Mikhail Shashkov
Los Alamos National Laboratory
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4.4 κ-Compatible Tessellations

Philippe P. P´ebay and David Thompson.
Sandia National Laboratories Livermore, CA, U.S.A.

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Session 5A     Hexahedral Meshing

5A.1 Meshing 3D Domains Bounded by Piecewise Smooth Surfaces

Laurent Rineau and Mariette Yvinec
INRIA, BP 93 06902 Sophia Antipolis, France.
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5A.2 Large Out-of-Core Tetrahedral Meshing

Aur´elien Alleaume, Laurent Francez, Mark Loriot, and Nathan Maman
Domaine du Grand Rue, Bruy`eres-le-Chatel, France
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5A.3 A Practical Delaunay Meshing Algorithm for a Large Class of Domains

Siu-Wing Cheng, Tamal K. Dey, and Joshua A. Levine
Dept. of CSE, HKUST, Hong Kong
Dept. of CSE, Ohio State University, Ohio, USA.
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5A.4 Efficient Delaunay Mesh Generation from Sampled Scalar Functions

Samrat Goswami, Andrew Gillette, and Chandrajit Bajaj
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, U.S.A
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Session 5B Applications and Software

5B.1Parallel Mesh Adaptation for Highly Evolving Geometries with Application to Solid Propellant Rockets

Damrong Guoy, Terry Wilmarth, Phillip Alexander, Xiangmin Jiao, Michael Campbell, Eric Shaffer, Robert Fiedler, William Cochran, Pornput Suriyamongkol
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Computing,Georgia Institute of Technology
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5B.2 New Applications of the Verdict Library for Standardized Mesh Verification

Philippe P. P´ebay, David Thompson, Jason Shepherd, Patrick Knupp,
Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore CA, U.S.A.
Sandia National Laboratories,Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
Knowledgevis, Llc, Maitland, FL, U.S.A.
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.
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5B.3 An Immersive Topology Environment for Meshing

Steven J. Owen, Brett W. Clark, Darryl J. Melander, Michael Brewer,
Jason F. Shepherd, Karl Merkley, Corey Ernst, and Randy Morris
Sandia National Laboratories,Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
Elemental Technologies, Inc., American Fork, UT
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5B.4 CUBIT and Seismic Wave Propagation Based Upon the Spectral-element Method: An Advanced Unstructured Mesher for Complex 3D Geological Media

Emanuele Casarotti, Marco Stupazzini, Shiann Jong Lee, Dimitri Komatitsch, Antonio Piersanti, and Jeroen Tromp
California Institute of Technology
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia. Via di Vigna Murata, Rome, Italy.
Laboratoire de Modlisation et d’Imagerie en Gosciences, Pau, France.
Institute of Earth Science, Academia Sinica.Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan 115.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit¨at Munich, Germany.
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