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A survey of algorithmic shapes

 
: Krispel, Ulrich; Schinko, Christoph; Ullrich, Torsten

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Remote sensing 7 (2015), No.10, pp.12763-12792
ISSN: 2072-4292
English
Journal Article, Electronic Publication
Fraunhofer Austria ()
Business Field: Virtual engineering; Research Area: Computer graphics (CG); generative 3D models; generative modeling; generic shape; procedural modeling

Abstract
In the context of computer-aided design, computer graphics and geometry processing, the idea of generative modeling is to allow the generation of highly complex objects based on a set of formal construction rules. Using these construction rules, a shape is described by a sequence of processing steps, rather than just by the result of all applied operations: shape design becomes rule design. Due to its very general nature, this approach can be applied to any domain and to any shape representation that provides a set of generating functions. The aim of this survey is to give an overview of the concepts and techniques of procedural and generative modeling, as well as their applications with a special focus on archeology and architecture.

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