Title: BABEL: a generic data structure for geometric modeling
Authors: Tobler, Robert F.
Löffelmann, Helwig
Purgathofer, Werner
Galla, Thomas
Citation: Journal of WSCG. 1996, vol. 4, no. 1-2, p. 359-366.
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: Václav Skala - UNION Agency
Document type: article
článek
URI: http://wscg.zcu.cz/wscg1996/wscg96.htm#abs
http://hdl.handle.net/11025/16007
ISSN: 1213-6972 (print)
1213-6980 (CD-ROM)
1213-6964 (online)
Keywords: modelování;CSG;BSP;acyklický graf
Keywords in different language: modelling;CSG;BSP;acyclic graph
Abstract in different language: We present a basic data structure for geometric data which can be adapted to represent common geometry representations like CSG, BSP, aso. The new data structure has been designed to be easy to use, and easy to extend. Due to the representation of geometric data using a directed acyclic graph, a number of the standard rendering algorithms can be used on the data structure in a very straightforward way. The new data structure has been implemented as a C++ library and can therefore serve as high-level tool for developing graphics applications, or as an extension for using C++ as a modeling language. As an additional benefit this new basic data structure captures the similarities of the indicated geometry representations, and thus leas to significant code reuse.
Rights: © Václav Skala - UNION Agency
Appears in Collections:Volume 4, number 1-2 (1996)

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