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25th International Meshing Roundtable

September 26-30, 2016
Washington, DC

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
1 Various Topics 3A Research Notes I: Mixed Topics
2 Tet/Tri Meshing, Delauney Methods 3B Research Notes II: Mixed Topics
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
4A Geometry Representations for Meshing 5A Mesh Optimization
4B Hex / Quad Meshing 5B High Order Mesh Generation
Thursday, September 29, 2016
6A Research Notes III: Hex/Quad Meshing & Tet/Tri Meshing 6B Research Notes IV: Surface, Geometry Representations for Meshing
Technical Poster Session Meshing Contest
Sandia Labs CUBIT Review

Session 1: Various Topics

1.1  All hexahedral boundary layers generation

Loïc Maréchal, INRIA, FR
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1.2  Fast and robust mesh generation on the sphere Application to coastal domains

Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jonathan Lambrechts, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
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1.3  On Tetrahedralisations of Reduced Chazelle Polyhedra with Interior Steiner Points

Hang Si, WIAS Berlin, DE
Nadja Goerigk, WIAS Berlin, DE
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1.4  Mesh scaling for affordable solution verification

Matt Staten, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Brian Carnes, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Corey McBride, Elemental Technologies, Inc., US
Clint Stimpson, Elemental Technologies, Inc., US
Jim Cox, Sandia National Laboratories, US
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1.5  A Hybrid Parallel Delaunay Image-to-Mesh Conversion Algorithm Scalable on Distributed-Memory Clusters

Daming Feng, Old Dominion University, US
Andrey Chernikov, Old Dominion University, US
Nikos Chrisochoides, Old Dominion University, US
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Session 2: Tet/Tri Meshing, Delaunay Methods

2.1  An Anisoptropic Surface Remeshing Strategy Combining Higher Dimensional Embedding with Radial Basis Functions

Franco Dassi, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, DE
Patricio Farrell, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, DE
Hang Si, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, DE
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2.2  Conforming restricted Delaunay mesh generation for piecewise smooth complexes

Darren Engwirda, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
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2.3  Discretized Riemannian Delaunay triangulations

Mael Rouxel-Labbé, GeometryFactory / INRIA, FR
Mathijs Wintraecken, INRIA, NL
Jean-Daniel Boissonnat, INRIA, FR
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2.4  Recursive Spoke Darts: Local Hyperplane Sampling for Delaunay and Voronoi Meshing in Arbitrary Dimensions

Mohamed Ebeida, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Ahmad Rushdi, University of Texas, Austin, US
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2.5  Fine-grain locality-aware parallel scheme for anisotropic mesh adaptation

Hoby Rakotoarivelo, CEA, FR
Franck Ledoux, CEA, FR
Franck Pommereau, Laboratoire IBISC, Université Paris-Saclay, FR
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Session 3A Research Notes I: Mixed Topics

3A.1  Anisotropic mesh adaptation in Firedrake with PETSc DMPlex

Nicolas Barral, Imperial College London, GB
Matthew G. Knepley, Rice University, US
Michael Lange, Imperial College London, GB
Matthew D. Piggott, Imperial College London, GB
Gerard J. Gorman, Imperial College London, GB
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3A.2  Mesh adaptation for moving objects on shared memory hardware

Dan Ibanez, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
Mark Shephard, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
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3A.3  Parallel Uniform Mesh Refinement Geometry Association Scalability

Brian Carnes, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Madison Brewer, University of Houston -- Clear Lake, US
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Session 3B Research Notes II: Mixed Topics

3B.1  High-order mesh movement with Spring-Field and vector-adding

Tuo Liu, Simcenter, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, US
C. Bruce Hilbert, Branch Technology, US
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3B.2  A Quadratic High-order Method for Triangular Mesh Generation Inspired by LBWARP

Mike Stees, University of Kansas, US
Suzanne Shontz, University of Kansas, US
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3B.3  Towards geometrically exact higher-order unstructured mesh generation

Luke Engvall, University of Colorado at Boulder, US
John Evans, University of Colorado at Boulder, US
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Session 4A: Geometry Representations for Meshing

4A.1  Watertight and 2-manifold surface meshes using Dual Contouring with tetrahedral decomposition of grid cubes

Tanweer Rashid, Old Dominion University, US
Sharmin Sultana, Old Dominion University, US
Michel Audette, Old Dominion University, US
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4A.2  Discrete CAD model for visualization and meshing

Patrick Laug, Inria, FR
Houman Borouchaki, UTT, FR
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4A.3  A Marching-Tetrahedra Algorithm for Feature-Preserving Meshing of Piecewise-Smooth Implicit Surfaces

Brigham Bagley, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, US
Shankar Sastry, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, US
Ross Whitaker, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, US
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4A.4  Representing urban geometries for unstructured mesh generation

Abel Gargallo-Peiró, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Arnau Folch, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Xevi Roca, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
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4A.5  Feature-Aligned Surface Parameterization Using Secondary Laplace Operator and Loop Subdivision

Kangkang Hu, Carnegie Mellon University, US
Yongjie Jessica Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University, US
Xinge Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
Guoliang Xu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
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Session 4B: Hex/Quad Meshing

4B.1  An Equal-Space Algorithm for Block-Mesh Improvement

Jin Yao, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
Douglas Stillman, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
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4B.2  Block topology generation for structured multi-block meshing with hierarchical geometry handling

Zaib Ali, University of Cambridge, UK, GB
James Tyacke, University of Cambridge, UK, GB
Paul Tucker, University of Cambridge, UK, GB
Shahrokh Shahpar, University of Cambridge, UK, GB
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4B.3  Automatic decomposition of complex thin walled CAD models for hexahedral dominant meshing

Liang Sun, Queen's University Belfast, GB
Christopher M Tierney, Queen's University Belfast, GB
Cecil G Armstrong, Queen's University Belfast, GB
Trevor T Robinson, Queen's University Belfast, GB
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4B.4  Alpha-MST: A Robust Unified Algorithm for Quadrilateral Mesh Adaptation

Chaman Singh Verma, University of Wisconsin, Madison, US
Krishnan Suresh, University of Wisconsin, Madison, US
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4B.5  All-Hex Meshing of Multiple-Region Domains without Cleanup

Muhammad Awad, Alexandria University, EG
Ahmad Rushdi, University of Texas, Austin, US
Misarah Abbas, Alexandria University, EG
Scott Mitchell, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Ahmad Hassan, University of California, Davis, US
Chandrajit Bajaj, University of Texas, Austin, US
Mohamed Ebeida, Sandia National Laboratories, US
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Session 5A: Optimization

5A.1  A 3D Constrained Optimization Smoother to post-process Quadrilateral Meshes for Body-In-White

Nilanjan Mukherjee, Siemens PLM Software, US
Jonathan Makem, Siemens PLM Software, GB
Harry Fogg, Siemens PLM Software, GB
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5A.2  Frame Field Guided Topological Improvement for Hex Mesh using Sheet Operation

Rui Wang, State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, CN
Shuming Gao, State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, CN
Zhihao Zheng, State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, CN
Jinming Chen, State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, CN
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5A.3  A Parallel Local Reconnection Approach for Tetrahedral Mesh Improvement

Mengmeng Shang, Zhejiang University, CN
Chaoyan Zhu, Zhejiang University, CN
Jianjun Chen, Zhejiang University, CN
Zhoufang Xiao, Zhejiang University, CN
Yao Zheng, Zhejiang University, CN
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5A.4  Tetrahedral Mesh Improvement using Moving Mesh Smoothing and~Lazy Searching Flips

Franco Dassi, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, DE
Lennard Kamenski, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, DE
Hang Si, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, DE
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Session 5B: High Order Mesh Generation

5B.1  Generation of curved high-order meshes with optimal quality and geometric accuracy

Eloi Ruiz-Gironés, Laboratori de Càlcul Numèric (LaCàN), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), ES
Josep Sarrate, Laboratori de Càlcul Numèric (LaCàN), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), ES
Xevi Roca, Computer Applications in Science and Engineering, Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), ES
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5B.2  Efficient computation of the minimum of shape quality measures on curvilinear finite elements

Amaury Johnen, University of Louvain, BE
Christophe Geuzaine, University of Liège, BE
Thomas Toulorge, Cemef, FR
Jean-François Remacle, University of Louvain, BE
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5B.3  A variational framework for high-order mesh generation

Turner Michael, Imperial College London, GB
Peiro Joaquim, Imperial College London, GB
Moxey David, Imperial College London, GB
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5B.4  Very High Order Anisotropic Metric-Based Mesh Adaptation in 3D

Olivier Coulaud, INRIA, FR
Adrien Loseille, INRIA, FR
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Session 6A Research Notes III: Hex/Quad Meshing & Tet/Tri Meshing

6A.1  Analysis of Non-Meshable Automatically Generated Frame Fields

Ryan Viertel, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Matthew Staten, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Franck Ledoux, Commissariat Energie Atomique, FR
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6A.2  A Local Frame based Hexahedral Mesh Optimization

Xifeng Gao, New York University, US
Guoning Chen, University of Houston, US
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6A.3  An Approach to the Automatic Recognition of Boolean Decomposition Loops for Swept Volume Decomposition

Yingzhong Zhang, Dalian University of Technology, CN
Xiaofang Luo, Dalian University of Technology, CN
Yong Zhao, Dalian University of Technology, CN
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6A.4  Relaxed Lepp-Delaunay algorithms for the refinement / improvement of triangulations

Pedro Rodriguez, Universidad del Bio-Bio, CL
Maria-Cecilia Rivara, Universidad de Chile, CL
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6A.5  Tetrahedralization of Multi-material Images with Quality and Hausdorff Distance Guarantees

Jing Xu, Old Dominion University, US
Andrey Chernikov, Old Dominion University, US
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6A.6  Constrained mesh generation on shared boundary curves

S. Davis Herring, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
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Session 6B Research Notes IV: Surface, Geometry Representations for Meshing

6B.1  An efficient approach for verifying manifold properties of simplicial complexes

Riccardo Fellegara, University of Maryland, US
Kenneth Weiss, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
Leila De Floriani, University of Genova, IT
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6B.2  Computing shape descriptors based on vector-valued functions

Federico Iuricich, University of Maryland, US
Sara Scaramuccia, University of Genova, IT
Claudia Landi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, IT
Leila De Floriani, University of Maryland, US
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6B.3  Surface reparametrization using quadratic finite elements

Pierre-Alexandre Beaufort, Université catholique de Louvain, Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil engineering (iMMC), BE
Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain, Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil engineering (iMMC), BE
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6B.4  Open-source advancing front surface meshing for MeshKit

Evan VanderZee, Argonne National Laboratory, US
Vijay Mahadevan, Argonne National Laboratory, US
Iulian Grindeanu, Argonne National Laboratory, US
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6B.5  Spatially Accelerated Shape Embedding in Multimaterial Simulations

Kenneth Weiss, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
George Zagaris, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
Robert Rieben, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
Andrew Cook, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
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6B.6  Removing low-frequency artefacts from topology-optimized surfaces

Salvatore Elder, School of Applied & Engineering Physics / Cornell University, US
William Quadros, Sandia National Laboratories, US
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Technical Posters

P.1  Mesh based representation of urban areas

Abel Gargallo-Peiró, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Arnau Folch, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Xevi Roca, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
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P.2  Mesh curving with optimal quality and geometric accuracy

Eloi Ruiz-Gironés, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, ES
Josep Sarrate Ramos, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, ES
Xevi Roca, Barcelona Super Computing Center, ES
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P.3  Mesh Scaling for Affordable Solution Verification

Matt Staten, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Brian Carnes, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Corey McBride, Elemental Technologies, Inc., US
Clint Stimpson, Elemental Technologies, Inc, US
Jim Cox, Sandia National Laboratories, US
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P.4  Untangling triangular meshes in large deformations using edge flip

Harrim Kim, Incheon National University, KR
Jibum Kim, Incheon National University, KR
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P.5  Analysis of Non-Meshable Automatically Generated Frame Fields (Poster)

Ryan Viertel, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Matthew Staten, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Franck Ledoux, Commissariat Energie Atomique, FR
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P.6  Removing Low-frequency Artefacts from Topology-Optimized Surface Meshes

Salvatore Elder, School of Applied and Engineering Physics / Cornell University, US
William Quadros, Sandia National Laboratories, US
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P.7  Midsurface Poster- ITI CADfix

Shakeel Seebooa, ITI - International TechneGroup Limited, GB
Claire Pollard, ITI - International TechneGroup Limited, GB
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P.8  Efficiently Hex-Meshing things with Topology, in Pratice

Jean-Christophe Weill, CEA, FR
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P.9  Boundary Layer Mesh Generation Using Vector Fields Computed by the Boundary Element Method

Zhoufang Xiao, Zhejiang University, CN
Jianjun Chen, Zhejiang University, CN
Yao Zheng, Zhejiang University, CN
Jifa Zhang, Zhejiang University, CN
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P.10  Fine-grained NUMA-aware parallel scheme for anisotropic mesh adaptation

Hoby Rakotoarivelo, CEA, FR
Franck Ledoux, CEA, FR
Franck Pommereau, IBISC, FR
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P.11  Practical Meshing Benefits of a Digital Geometry Approach

John A. Verdicchio, Cambridge Flow Solutions Ltd, GB
Albert A. J. Demargne, Cambridge Flow Solutions Ltd, GB
Bill N. Dawes, Cambridge University, GB
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P.12  Triangle mesh generation combining edge splitting and angle-based smoothing

Samuel Johnson, University of North Texas, US
Robert Renka, University of North Texas, US
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P.13  Off-centres and restricted Delaunay tessellations: high-quality, provably-good mesh generation for general planar, surface and volumetric geometries

Darren Engwirda, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
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P.14  Extracting high-fidelity isosurfaces of topology optimized shapes for 3D printing

William Quadros, Sandia National Labs, US
Salvatore Elder, Cornell University, US
Joshua Robbins, Sandia National Labs, US
Brett Clark, Sandia National Labs, US
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P.15  High-order mesh movement with Spring-Field and vector-adding

Tuo Liu, Simcenter, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, US
C. Bruce Hilbert, Branch Technology, US
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P.16  Mesh Adaption for SU2 with AMG Library

Victorien Menier, Stanford University, US
Jean de BecdeLievre, Inria, FR
Juan J. Alonso, Stanford University, US
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Meshing Contest

M.1  Mesh Independence Day

Travis Carrigan, Pointwise, Inc., US
John Dreese, Pointwise, Inc., US
Steve Karman, Pointwise, Inc., US
Daniel LaCroix, Pointwise, Inc., US
Carolyn Woeber, Pointwise, Inc., US
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M.2  Hexotic - White House

Loic Marechal, Distene, FR
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M.3  CD-adapco - White House

Shaunak Pai, CD-adapco, US
Scott Canann, CD-adapco, US
David McLaurin, CD-adapco, US
James Clement, CD-adapco, US
Michael Hancock, CD-adapco, US
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M.4  Parallel Hexahedral Mesh Generation for White House Geometry with SCULPT

Bradley Parks, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Steven Owen, Sandia National Laboratories, US
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M.5  Automatic Generation of a Hybrid Mesh for Viscous Flow Simulations of an Exhaust Fan Model

Jianjun Zhu
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Sandia National Laboratories CUBIT Review

CR.1  Analysis of Non-Meshable Automatically Generated Frame Fields

Ryan Viertel, Matt Staten, Franck Ledoux
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CR.2  Adaptive Grid-based Hex Meshing for High Performance Computing

Steven Owen, Corey Ernst
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CR.3  Generating Topologically Optimized Cellular Structures for Additive Manufacturing

Steven Owen, Josh Robbins, Brett Clark, Tom Voth, Bradley Parks, Ted Blacker
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CR.4  Advances in Mesh Generation for Crystal Plasticity Modeling

Steven Owen
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CR.5  Mesh Scaling: Generation of Incrementally Finer Meshes for Solution Verification

Matt Staten, Brian Carnes
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CR.6  OpenNURBS-based Geometry Library for Next-Generation Platforms

William Roshan Quadros
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CR.7  High-fidelity Isosurface Extraction of Topology Optimized Shapes for Additive Manufacturing

W. Roshan Quadros, Salvatore Elder, Josh Robbins, Brett Clark
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CR.8  Removing Low-frequency Artefacts from Topology-Optimized Surface Meshes

Salvatore Elder, William Roshan Quadros
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