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JSW 2012 Vol.7(11): 2599-2605 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304//jsw.7.11.2599-2605

3D Models Simplification Algorithm for Mobile Devices

Xun Wang, Bai-Lin Yang
College of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Zhejiang Gongshang University Hangzhou 310018, China

Abstract—As we know, the mobile device screen is small. The lower accuracy of the model is relatively weak and the capacity to handle high detailed model is very limited. What’s more, the existing three-dimensional simplification algorithms are for the personal computer and they are not suitable for the mobile terminals. Thus, we propose a novel 3D model simplification algorithm based on feature points. We will find the model surface curvature of each vertex, based on the model feature points. For these points, we present a new method to obtain it. Experimental results show that the algorithm can accurately reflect the model changes of the local surface geometry, and effectively keep the details of the model characteristics.

Index Terms—simplification, edge-collapse, similar curvature, shape feature

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Cite: Xun Wang, Bai-Lin Yang, "3D Models Simplification Algorithm for Mobile Devices," Journal of Software vol. 7, no. 11, pp. 2599-2605, 2012.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency: Monthly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
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