Proceedings: GI 1999

Interactive Mesh Fusion Based on Local 3D Metamorphosis

Takashi Kanai , Hiromasa Suzuki , Jun Mitani , Fumihiko Kimura

Proceedings of Graphics Interface '99: Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2 - 4 June 1999, 148-156

DOI 10.20380/GI1999.20

  • BibTeXex

     title = {Interactive Mesh Fusion Based on Local 3D Metamorphosis},
     author = {Takashi Kanai and Hiromasa Suzuki and Jun Mitani and Fumihiko Kimura},
     booktitle = {Proceedings of the Graphics Interface 1999 Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Kingston, Ontario, Canada},
     year = {1999},
     month = {June},
     pages = {148--156},
     url = {}


This paper proposes a new mesh modeling scheme, called mesh fusion, based on three-dimensional (3D) mesh-based metamorphosis. We establish the attachment from a part of one mesh to a part of another with smooth boundaries, employing the traditional cutting and pasting operation in conjunction with a combination of meshes, applying the idea of 3D metamorphosis. We also offer an algorithm for adjusting two boundaries by using the combination of three geometrical operations rigid transformation, scaling and deformation. Our schematic offers a computation time swift enough that the user can create various shapes with interactive speed.