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On curves and computation with shapes

Jowers, Iestyn; Prats, Miquel; Earl, Christopher and Garner, Steven (2004). On curves and computation with shapes. In: Generative CAD Systems (Akin, Omer; Krishnamurti, Ramesh and Lam, Khee Poh eds.), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pp. 439–457.

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Few computer implementations of shape grammars have been written that are applicable to curved shapes. The reason for this is that underlying representations of curves do not lend themselves to providing a unique description of curved shapes. Such a representation is essential for shape algorithms. This paper explains the problems posed in representing curves for shape grammar implementation. The paper demonstrates how the fundamental structures for implementing shape grammars for straight lines can be extended to shapes with curved elements.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2004 Not known
ISBN: 0-9762941-0-9, 978-0-9762941-0-8
Keywords: Computer-aided design; Architectural design; Data processing
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Design and Innovation
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 38928
Depositing User: Iestyn Jowers
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 11:01
Last Modified: 08 May 2019 14:10
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