Complete, Exact and Efficient Implementation for Computing the Adjacency Graph of an Arrangement of Quadrics

Laurent Dupont 1 Michael Hemmer Sylvain Petitjean 1 Elmar Schomer
1 VEGAS - Effective Geometric Algorithms for Surfaces and Visibility
INRIA Lorraine, LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Abstract : We present a complete, exact and efficient implementation to compute the adjacency graph of an arrangement of quadrics, \ie surfaces of algebraic degree~2. This is a major step towards the computation of the full 3D arrangement. We enhanced an implementation for an exact parameterization of the intersection curves of two quadrics, such that we can compute the exact parameter value for intersection points and from that the adjacency graph of the arrangement. Our implementation is {\em complete} in the sense that it can handle all kinds of inputs including all degenerate ones, \ie singularities or tangential intersection points. It is {\em exact} in that it always computes the mathematically correct result. It is {\em efficient} measured in running times, \ie it compares favorably to the only previous implementation.
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15th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms - ESA 2007, Oct 2007, Eilat, Israel, October 8-10, 2007, Israel. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 4698, pp.633-644, 2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 〈10.1007/978-3-540-75520-3_56〉
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Laurent Dupont, Michael Hemmer, Sylvain Petitjean, Elmar Schomer. Complete, Exact and Efficient Implementation for Computing the Adjacency Graph of an Arrangement of Quadrics. 15th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms - ESA 2007, Oct 2007, Eilat, Israel, October 8-10, 2007, Israel. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 4698, pp.633-644, 2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 〈10.1007/978-3-540-75520-3_56〉. 〈inria-00165663〉

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