Mathematica 9 is now available
Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums
-----
 /
MathGroup Archive
1994
*January
*February
*March
*April
*May
*June
*July
*October
*November
*December
*Archive Index
*Ask about this page
*Print this page
*Give us feedback
*Sign up for the Wolfram Insider

MathGroup Archive 1994

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

surface generation using an irregular set of points

  • To: mathgroup at christensen.cybernetics.net
  • Subject: surface generation using an irregular set of points
  • From: "Prof. Dr. C.W. Cryer" <cryer at GOEDEL.UNI-MUENSTER.DE>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Oct 1994 14:58:25 +0100

Hello,

I have the following problem:

The surface of a three-dimensional biological object has been
measured by measuring the (three-dimensional) coordinates of several hundred
points. 

The points were chosen from curves on the surface, but the
number, position, and length of the curves is irregular.

I would like to generate a triangulation of the surface
so that it can be displayed, and would then like to
carry out further computations, such as calculating
the normal to the surface.

Suggestions about suitable software would be welcome.

In particular, is there software available which can generate a
triangulation of a surface given a list of points on the
surface? 

Thanks

Colin Cryer
Institute for Numerical Analysis
Einsteinstrasse 62
48149 Muenster
Germany





  • Prev by Date: Re: Math on Sun..Help!
  • Next by Date: Re: function definition
  • Previous by thread: 3D selector and X
  • Next by thread: Re: surface generation using an irregular set of points