דלג לתוכן (מקש קיצור 's')
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אירועים והרצאות בפקולטה למדעי המחשב ע"ש הנרי ומרילין טאוב

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יום רביעי, 16.06.2021, 11:30
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This talk will be about the problem of discrete constrained Willmore surfaces: discrete surfaces that have minimal total squared mean curvature while also being discretely conformally equivalent to a given input surface. The Willmore energy is a bending energy, used to model elastic behavior and measure surface smoothness. Adding the conformality constraint turns the problem into a natural extension, in 2D, of classical elastic spline modeling in 1D. This not only makes the use of Willmore functional more practical for a geometric modeling setting, but also leads to more interesting, visually appealing surfaces with rich geometric features. In this talk, I will discuss both theoretical contributions, as well as a practical and efficient algorithm to solve this numerically challenging problem.