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Modeling of Objects Using Conic Splines

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This paper contributes towards modeling for the designing of objects in the areas of Computer Graphics (CG), Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM), and Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE). It provides a modeling technique for the designing of objects. The model is based on a conic-like curve (rational quadratics) method and provides an extra degree of freedom to the user to fine tune the shape of the design to the satisfactory level. The 2D curve model has then been extended for the designing of 3D objects to produce fancy objects. The scheme has been also extended to automate the degree of freedom when a reverse engineering is required for images of the objects. A heuristic technique of genetic algorithm is applied to find optimal values of shape parameters in the description of conics.

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M. Sarfraz, M. Hussain and M. Ishaq, "Modeling of Objects Using Conic Splines," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 6 No. 3B, 2013, pp. 67-72. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2013.63B015.

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