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Non-manifold solid modeling on a massively parallel computer.

Kan Yeuk Ming. / Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1994. / Chapter 1. --- INTRODUCTION --- p.1 / Chapter 1.1 --- Motivation --- p.1 / Chapter 1.2 --- Objectives --- p.2 / Chapter 1.3 --- Report Organization --- p.3 / Chapter 2. --- RETROSPECT OF NON-MANIFOLD SOLID MODELING --- p.5 / Chapter 2.1 --- Geometric Modeling --- p.5 / Chapter 2.2 --- Euclidean Space and Topological Space --- p.6 / Chapter 2.3 --- Domains of Solid and Non-Manifold Geometric Modeling --- p.8 / Chapter 2.3.1 --- r-set Domain --- p.8 / Chapter 2.3.2 --- Manifold Domain --- p.9 / Chapter 2.3.3 --- Adjacency Form of Topology --- p.11 / Chapter 2.3.4 --- Cell Complex --- p.13 / Chapter 2.4 --- Representation Schemes of Solid and Non-Manifold Geometric Modeling --- p.14 / Chapter 2.4.1 --- Spatial Decomposition --- p.14 / Chapter 2.4.2 --- Constructive Solid Geometry (CSG) --- p.15 / Chapter 2.4.3 --- Boundary Representations (B-rep) --- p.17 / Chapter 2.5 --- Summary --- p.20 / Chapter 3. --- BOOSTING UP THE SPEED OF BOOLEAN OPERATIONS --- p.21 / Chapter 3.1 --- Solid Modeling with Specialized Hardware --- p.22 / Chapter 3.1.1 --- Modeling with a 4x4 Determinant Processor --- p.22 / Chapter 3.1.2 --- Ray Casting Engine --- p.24 / Chapter 3.2 --- Solid Modeling with General Purposed Parallel Computer --- p.25 / Chapter 3.2.1 --- Modeling with Shared Memory Parallel Computer --- p.27 / Chapter 3.2.2 --- Modeling with SIMD Massively Parallel Computer --- p.27 / Chapter 3.2.3 --- Modeling with MIMD Distributed Memory Parallel Computer --- p.30 / Chapter 3.3 --- Summary --- p.33 / Chapter 4. --- OVERVIEW OF DECmpp 12000/Sx/8K --- p.34 / Chapter 4.1 --- System Architecture --- p.34 / Chapter 4.1.1 --- DECmpp Sx Front End --- p.34 / Chapter 4.1.2 --- DECmpp Sx Data Parallel Unit --- p.35 / Chapter 4.1.2.1 --- Array Control Unit --- p.35 / Chapter 4.1.2.2 --- Processor Element Array --- p.35 / Chapter 4.1.2.3 --- Processor Element Communication Mechanism --- p.36 / Chapter 4.2 --- DECmpp Sx Programming Language --- p.37 / Chapter 4.2.1 --- Variable Declarations --- p.37 / Chapter 4.2.2 --- Plural Pointers --- p.38 / Chapter 4.2.3 --- Processor Selection by Conditional Expressions --- p.39 / Chapter 4.2.4 --- Processor Element Communications --- p.39 / Chapter 4.3 --- Summary --- p.40 / Chapter 5. --- ARCHITECTURE OF THE NON-MANIFOLD GEOMETRIC MODELER --- p.41 / Chapter 6. --- SEQUENTIAL MODELER --- p.43 / Chapter 6.1 --- Sequential Half-Wedge structures (SHW) --- p.43 / Chapter 6.2 --- Incremental Topological Operators --- p.51 / Chapter 6.3 --- Sequential Boolean Operations --- p.58 / Chapter 6.3.1 --- Complementing the subtracted model --- p.59 / Chapter 6.3.2 --- Computing intersection of geometric entities --- p.59 / Chapter 6.3.3 --- Construction of sub-faces --- p.53 / Chapter 6.3.4 --- Extraction of resultant topological entities --- p.64 / Chapter 6.4 --- Summary --- p.67 / Chapter 7. --- PARALLEL MODELER --- p.68 / Chapter 7.1 --- Parallel Half-Wedge Structure (PHW) --- p.68 / Chapter 7.1.1 --- Pmodel structure --- p.69 / Chapter 7.1.1.1 --- Phwedge structure --- p.69 / Chapter 7.1.1.2 --- Psurface structure --- p.71 / Chapter 7.1.1.3 --- Pedge structure --- p.72 / Chapter 7.1.2 --- Pmav structure --- p.73 / Chapter 7.2 --- Parallel Boolean Operations --- p.74 / Chapter 7.2.1 --- Complementing the subtracted model --- p.75 / Chapter 7.2.2 --- Intersection computation --- p.79 / Chapter 7.2.2.1 --- Distributing geometric entities --- p.80 / Chapter 7.2.2.2 --- Vertex-Vertex intersection --- p.89 / Chapter 7.2.2.3 --- Vertex-Edge intersection --- p.89 / Chapter 7.2.2.4 --- Edge-Edge intersection --- p.89 / Chapter 7.2.2.5 --- Vertex-Face intersection --- p.90 / Chapter 7.2.2.6 --- Edge-Face intersection --- p.92 / Chapter 7.2.2.7 --- Face-Face intersection --- p.93 / Chapter 7.2.3 --- Constructing sub-faces --- p.98 / Chapter 7.2.4 --- Extraction and construction of resultant topological entities --- p.100 / Chapter 7.3 --- Summary --- p.106 / Chapter 8. --- THE PERFORMANCE OF PARALLEL HALF-WEDGE MODELER --- p.108 / Chapter 8.1 --- The performance of converting sequential to parallel structure --- p.111 / Chapter 8.2 --- The overall performance of parallel Boolean operations --- p.112 / Chapter 8.3 --- The percentage of execution time for individual stages of parallel Boolean operations --- p.119 / Chapter 8.4 --- The effect of inbalance loading to the performance of parallel Boolean operations --- p.121 / Chapter 8.5 --- Summary --- p.125 / Chapter 9. --- CONCLUSIONS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER WORK --- p.126 / Chapter 9.1 --- Conclusions --- p.126 / Chapter 9.2 --- Suggestions for further work --- p.127 / APPENDIX / Chapter A. --- SEQUENTIAL HALF-WEDGE STRUCTURE --- p.A-1 / Chapter B. --- COMPUTATION SCHEME IN CHECKING A FACE LOCATING INSIDE THE FACES OF A SOLID --- p.A-3 / Chapter C. --- ALGORITHM IN FINDING A HALF-WEDGE WITH A DIRECTION CLOSEST FROM A REFERENCE HALF-WEDGE --- p.A-5 / Chapter D. --- PARALLEL HALF-WEDGE STRUCTURE --- p.A-7 / REFERENCES --- p.A-10

Identiferoai:union.ndltd.org:cuhk.edu.hk/oai:cuhk-dr:cuhk_320539
Date January 1994
ContributorsKan, Yeuk Ming., Chinese University of Hong Kong Graduate School. Division of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management.
PublisherChinese University of Hong Kong
Source SetsThe Chinese University of Hong Kong
LanguageEnglish
Detected LanguageEnglish
TypeText
Formatprint, iii, 129, [11] leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
RightsUse of this resource is governed by the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons “Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International” License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)

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