Macroscopic shape-information as a curve design-guideline

Yoshiki Ujiie, Yoshiyuki Matsuoka

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Abstract

In curve design, controlling the characteristics of the overall shape is difficult using conventional microscopic shape-information such as dimension. Curvature entropy as calculated by the distribution of curvature was proposed as the macroscopic shape-information, and was confirmed to represent the complexity of a shape. In order to adjust the shape recognition of human beings, a Markov process was introduced into the definition of the macroscopic shape-information. Shape-generation method using the macroscopic shape-information was developed, and was applied to the design of an automobile side-view. Thus, the possibility of curve design-support using the macroscopic shape-information was indicated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
PublisherAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers
Pages327-336
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)0791836223
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Event28th Design Automation Conference - Montreal, Que., Canada
Duration: 2002 Sep 292002 Oct 2

Publication series

NameProceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
Volume2

Conference

Conference28th Design Automation Conference
CountryCanada
CityMontreal, Que.
Period02/9/2902/10/2

Keywords

  • Curve
  • Design
  • Shape-Generation
  • Shape-Information

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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    Ujiie, Y., & Matsuoka, Y. (2002). Macroscopic shape-information as a curve design-guideline. In Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference (pp. 327-336). (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; Vol. 2). American Society of Mechanical Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1115/detc2002/dac-34072