The curvature of characteristic curves on surfaces

Holger Theisel, Gerald Farin

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We show how to compute the curvature and geodesic curvature of characteristic curves on surfaces, such as contour lines, lines of curvature, asymptotic lines, isophotes, and reflection lines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-96
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1997

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  • Software
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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