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JSW 2012 Vol.7(1): 141-148 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.7.1.141-148

Filling Holes in Triangular Meshes in Engineering

Ping Hu, Changsheng Wang, Baojun Li, and Mingzeng Liu

School of Automotive Engineering, Faculty of Vehicle Engineering and Mechanics,State Key Laboratory of Structural Analysis for Industrial Equipment, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, P.R. China

Abstract—In this paper, a novel hole-filling algorithm for triangular meshes is proposed. Firstly, the hole is triangulated into a set of new triangles using modified principle of minimum angle. Then the initial patching mesh is refined according to the density of vertices on boundary edges. Finally, the patching mesh is optimized via the bilateral filter to recover missed features. Experimental results demonstrate that the proposed algorithm fills complex holes robustly, and preserves geometric features to a certain extent as well. The resulted meshes are of good quality for engineering.

Index Terms—hole-filling, triangulation, refinement, bilateral filter.


Cite:Ping Hu, Changsheng Wang, Baojun Li, and Mingzeng Liu, "Filling Holes in Triangular Meshes in Engineering," Journal of Software vol. 7, no.1, pp. 141-148, 2012.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
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Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
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