Meshing Research Corner

17th International Meshing Roundtable

October 12-15, 2008
Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania, USA

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Session 1A     Tetrahedral Meshing 1

1A.1 Sphere Packing and Applications to Granular Structure Modeling

Azeddine Benabbou, Houman Borouchaki, Patrick Laug, Jian Lu
INRIA, Le Chesnay cedex, France
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1A.2 Triangulation of Simple 3D Shapes with Well-Centered Tetrahedra

Evan VanderZee, Anil N. Hirani, Damrong Guoy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, U.S.A
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1A.3 3D Delaunay Refinement of Sharp Domains without a Local Feature Size Oracle

Alexander Rand, Noel Walkington
Carnegie Mellon University
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1A.4 Tetrahedral Mesh Generation for Non-rigid Registration of Brain MRI: Analysis of the Requirements and Evaluation of Solutions

Andriy Fedorov, Nikos Chrisochoides
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A
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Session 1B     Surface Meshing

1B.1 Quadrilateral Meshes with Bounded Minimum Angle

F. Betul Atalay, Suneeta Ramaswami, Dianna Xu
St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A
Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, U.S.A
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A
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1B.2 Automated Quadrilateral Coarsening by Ring Collapse

Mark W. Dewey, Steven E. Benzley, Jason F. Shepherd, Matthew L. Staten
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, U.S.A
Elemental Technologies Inc. American Fork, UT, U.S.A
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A

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1B.3 The Effect of Vertex Reordering on 2D Local Mesh Optimization Efficiency

Suzanne M. Shontz, Patrick Knupp.
The Pennsylvania State University , Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
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1B.4 Flattening 3D Triangulations for Quality Surface Mesh Generation

Kirk Beatty, Nilanjan Mukherjee
SIEMENS Milford, OH, U.S.A
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Session 2A    Adaptivity

2A.1Delaunay-Based Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation

Doug Pagnutti, Carl Ollivier-Gooch
The University of British Columbia, Canada
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2A.2 Anisotropic Level Set Adaptation for Accurate Interface Capturing

V. Ducrot, P. Frey
Univ Paris, Laboratoire J.L. Lions, Paris, France
Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
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2A.3Anisotropic Delaunay Mesh Adaptation for Unsteady Simulations

C. Dobrzynski, P. Frey
Laboratoire J.L. Lions, Paris, France
Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
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2A.4 Dynamic Parallel Adaption for Three Dimensional Unstructured Meshes: Application to Interface Tracking

Youssef Mesri, Walid Zerguine, Hugues Digonnet, Luisa Silva, Thierry Coupez
Imperial College London, London, UK
Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
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2A.5 Transient Mesh Adaptivity with Large Rigid-Body Displacements

G. Compere, J.-F. Remacle, E. Marchandise
Universit´e catholique de Louvain, Belgium
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Session 2B      Geometry

2B.1 Filling Arbitrary Holes in Finite Element Models

Andreas Schilling, Katrin Bidmon, Ove Sommer, Thomas Ertl
Universit¨at Stuttgart, Germany
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2B.2 Generation of Spline Approximations to Tessellations

John F. Dannenhoffer III, Robert Haimes
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

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2B.3 Conformal Assembly Meshing with Tolerant Imprinting

Brett W. Clark, Byron W. Hanks, Corey D. Ernst.
Elemental Technologies Inc. American Fork, UT, U.S.A
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
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2B.4 Automated Mixed Dimensional Modelling with the Medial Object

Trevor Robinson, Robin Fairey, Cecil Armstrong, Hengan Ou, Geoffrey Butlin
The Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast, UK
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2B.5 Mesh-Geometry Based Approach for Mixed-Dimensional Analysis

Sylvain Bournival, Jean-Christophe Cuilli`ere, Vincent Fran¸cois
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
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Session 3A      Surface Meshing    

3B.1 Simple and Effective Variational Optimization of Surface and Volume Triangulations

Xiangmin Jiao, Duo Wang, Hongyuan Zha
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, U.S.A
College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A

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3B.2 Simultaneous Aligning and Smoothing of Surface Triangulationsr

J.M. Escobar, R. Montenegro, E. Rodr´ıguez, G. Montero .

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3B.3 Accurate Interpolation of Terrain Surfaces from Over-Sampled Grid Data

Narc´ıs Coll, Marit´e Guerrieri, Maria-Cecilia Rivara, J. Antoni Sellar`es
Institut d’Inform`atica i Aplicacions - Universitat de Girona - Spain
Universidad de Chile - Chile

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Session 3B      Applications

3B.1Application of Smooth Mixed Meshes Based on Metric Identity in Aerospace Analysis and Design

Jochen Wild
DLR, Braunschweig, Germany
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3B.2 High Quality Realtime Tessellation of Trimmed NURBS Surfaces for Interactive Examination of Surface Quality on Car Bodies

Gerd Sußner, Quirin Meyer, G¨unther Greiner
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

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3B.3 Online Triangulation of Laser-Scan Data

Klaus Denker, Burkhard Lehner, Georg Umlauf
University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

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3B.4 Quality Meshing of a Forest of Branching Structures

Chandrajit Bajaj, Andrew Gillette
University of Texas at Austin, USA

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Session 4      Hexahedral Meshing

4.1A New Set of Hexahedral Meshes Local Transformations

Fr´ed´eric Hecht, Rapha¨el Kuate, Timothy Tautges
Universit´e Pierre et Marie Curie
Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM
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4.2 Mesh Matching – Creating Conforming Interfaces between Hexahedral Meshes

Matthew L. Staten, Jason F. Shepherd, Kenji Shimada
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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4.3 Conformal Meshing of Multiple Domains in Contact

Franjo Jureti´c
Avenija Dubrovnik Zagreb, Croatia
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4.4 Subdivision Templates for Converting a Non-conformal Hex-Dominant Mesh to a Conformal Hex-Dominant Mesh without Pyramid Elements

Soji Yamakawa, Iacopo Gentilini, Kenji Shimada
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. U.S.A
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4.5 Local Dual Contributions on Simplices: A Tool for Block Meshing

X. Roca, J. Sarrate.
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
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Session 5A     Adaptivity

5A.1A Mesh Optimization Algorithm to Decrease the Maximum Error in Finite Element Computations

U. Hetmaniuk, P. Knupp
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
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5A.2 Grid Generation and Adaptation by Monge-Kantorovich Optimization in Two and Three Dimensions

John M. Finn, Gian Luca Delzanno, Luis Chac´on
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, U.S.A
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5A.3 Metric Generation for a Given Error Estimation

Fr´ed´eric Hecht, Rapha¨el Kuate
Universit´e Pierre et Marie Curie
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5A.4Tracking Adaptive Moving Mesh Refinements in 3D Curved Domains for Large-Scale Higher Order Finite Element Simulations

Xiaojuan Luo, Mark S. Shephard, Lie-Quan Lee, Cho Ng, Lixin Ge
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, U.S.A
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5A.5 Localized Coarsening of Conforming All-Hexahedral Meshes

Adam C. Woodbury, Jason F. Shepherd, Matthew L. Staten, Steven E. Benzley
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, U.S.A
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A
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1.1 Hessian-free metric-based mesh adaptation via geometry of interpolation error

Abdellatif Agouzal, Konstantin Lipnikov, and Yuri Vassilevski
Universite de Lyon 1, Laboratoire d’Analyse Numerique
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Theoretical Divisionv
Institute of Numerical Mathematics
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1.2 Quadrilateral Mesh Improvement

Bret D. Anderson, Jason F. Shepherd, Joel Daniels, and Steven E. Benzley
Brigham Young University
Sandia National Laboratories
Unversity of Utah
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1.3 Adaptive mesh refinement for the numerical modelling of complex microstructural evolution applications

T. Coupez, L. Silva, M. Bernacki, H. Resk, W. Zerguine
Mines ParisTech, CEMEF- Centre de Mise en Forme des Matériaux, Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
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1.4 A New Technique for Quad-Dominant Adaptive Mesh Generation

Mohamed Ebeida, Roger Davis, and Roland Freund
University of California
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1.5 Meshing of heterogeneous unbounded domains

Benjamin Kettner and Frank Schmidt
Zuse Institute Berlin, Takustrasse 7, D-14195 Berlin, Germany
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1.6 GMDS: A Generic Mesh Data Structure

Ledoux, J.-C. Weill, and Y. Bertrand
CEA/DAM ˆIle de France, Arpajon, France
Laboratoire IRCOM-SIC, Universit´e de Poitiers,
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1.7 Hexahedral Meshing of complex and invalid CAD Geometries

Torsten Sadowski and Robert Liebich
Berlin Institute of Technology
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1.8 Local remeshing of CAD models for finite element analysis: a feature-based approach

M. Sypkens Smit and W. F. Bronsvoort
Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 4, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands
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1.9 Multimaterial Meshing of MRI Head Data for Bioelectric Field Simulations

Ross Whitaker, Robert M. Kirby, Jeroen Sinstra, Miriah Meyer
Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
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1.10 A Relaxation Method for Surface-Conforming Prisms

Ross Whitaker, Robert M. Kirby, Zhisong Fu
Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
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1.11 Safe Points for Delaunay Refinement

Benoˆıt Hudson
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
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