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dc.contributor.author Rivers, Alec Rothmyer
dc.contributor.author Durand, Fredo
dc.contributor.author Igarashi, Takeo
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T18:58:39Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T18:58:39Z
dc.date.issued 2010-07
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4503-0210-4
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/73947
dc.description.abstract We present a new sketch-based modeling approach in which models are interactively designed by drawing their 2D silhouettes from different views. The core idea of our paper is to limit the input to 2D silhouettes, removing the need to explicitly create or position 3D elements. Arbitrarily complex models can be constructed by assembling them out of parts defined by their silhouettes, which can be combined using CSG operations. We introduce a new simplified algorithm to compute CSG solids that leverages special properties of silhouette cylinders to convert the 3D CSG problem into one that can be handled entirely with 2D operations, making implementation simpler and more robust. We evaluate our approach by modeling a random sampling of man-made objects taken from the words in WordNet, and show that all of the tested man-made objects can be modeled quickly and easily using our approach. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Intel Corporation en_US
dc.description.sponsorship MathWorks, Inc. (Fellowship) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) en_US
dc.relation.isversionof http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1833349.1778846 en_US
dc.rights Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 en_US
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ en_US
dc.source MIT web domain en_US
dc.title 3D Modeling with Silhouettes en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.citation Alec Rivers, Frédo Durand, and Takeo Igarashi. 2010. 3D modeling with silhouettes. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2010 papers (SIGGRAPH '10), Hugues Hoppe (Ed.). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Article 109 , 8 pages. en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science en_US
dc.contributor.mitauthor Rivers, Alec Rothmyer
dc.contributor.mitauthor Durand, Fredo
dc.relation.journal ACM SIGGRAPH 2010 papers (SIGGRAPH '10) en_US
dc.identifier.mitlicense OPEN_ACCESS_POLICY en_US
dc.eprint.version Author's final manuscript en_US
dc.type.uri http://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle en_US
eprint.status http://purl.org/eprint/status/PeerReviewed en_US
dspace.orderedauthors Rivers, Alec; Durand, Frédo; Igarashi, Takeo en


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