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Advancing Front

Advancing front methods. Triangles or tets are placed from the boundary and advance towards the interior of the domain.

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Alauzet, F. and D. Marcum

    "A Closed Advancing-Layer Method with Changing Topology Mesh Movement for Viscous Mesh Generation", 22nd International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.241-261, October 13-16 2013
    keywords:
    • unstructured mesh generation
    • advancing-layer
    • boundary-layer mesh
    • viscous grid
    • moving mesh
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Aubry, Romain, Kaan Karamete, Eric Mestreau, and Saikat Dey
    "Singularities in Parametric Meshing", 21st International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.225-241, October 7-10 2012
    keywords:
    • Parametric mesher
    • singular mapping
    • degeneracies
    • surface triangulation
    • advancing front method
    Abstract
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Benabbou, Azeddine, Houman Borouchaki, Patrick Laug, and Jian Lu
    "Sphere Packing and Applications to Granular Structure Modeling", Proceedings, 17th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.1-18, October 12-15 2008
    keywords:
    • sphere packing
    • advancing-front approach
    • granular
    • nanostructures
    • Laguerre diagram
    • quality meshes.
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Diaz-Morcillo, Alejandro, Agustin Bernal-Ros and Luis Nuno
    "Mesh Generation Methods Over Plane and Curved Surfaces", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.397-407, October 1998
    keywords:
    • quadrilateral
    • triangle
    • surface meshing
    • advancing front
    • transfinite interpolation
    • multiblock
    • structured
    • ruled surface
    • quadric surface
    • revolution surface
    Abstract
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Ebeida, Mohamed S., Eric Mestreau, Yongjie Zhang, and Saikat Dey
    "Mesh Insertion of Hybrid Meshes", Proceedings, 18th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.337-357, October 25-28 2009
    keywords:
    • Hybrid meshes
    • mesh data structure
    • advancing front methods
    • meshinsertion.
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Engwirda, Darren
    "Voronoi-based point-placement for three-dimensional Delaunay-refinement", 24th International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-14 2015
    keywords:
    • Three-dimensional mesh generation
    • Delaunay-refinement
    • Advancing-front
    • Frontal-Delaunay
    • Off-centres
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Fleischmann, Peter and Siegfried Selberherr
    "Three-Dimensional Delaunay Mesh Generation Using a Modified Advancing Front Approach", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.267-278, October 1997
    keywords:
    • advancing front
    • boundary constrained
    • Delaunay
    • semiconductor
    • slivers
    • tetrahedra
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Folwell, Nathan T. and Scott A. Mitchell
    "Reliable Whisker Weaving via Curve Contraction", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.365-378, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • whisker weaving
    • topology
    • curve contraction
    • advancing front
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Foucault G., J-C. CuilliËre, V. FranÁois, J-C. LÈon, R. Maranzana
    "An Extension of the Advancing Front Method to Composite Geometry", Proceedings, 16th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.287-314, October 14-17 2007
    keywords:
    • Adaptivity
    • advancing front
    • mesh generation
    • composite geometry
    • virtual topology
    • defeaturing
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Frey, Pascal J., Houman Borouchaki and Paul-Louis George
    "Delaunay Tetrahedralization using an Advancing-Front Approach", 5th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.31-46, October 1996
    keywords:
    • adaptivity
    • advancing front
    • anisotropy
    • Delaunay
    • tetrahedron
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Garimella, Rao V. and Mark S. Shephard
    "Boundary Layer Meshing for Viscous Flows in Complex Domains", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.107-118, October 1998
    keywords:
    • tetrahedra
    • boundary layer
    • CFD
    • anisotropy
    • advancing layers
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Ito, Yasushi, Alan M. Shih and Bharat K. Soni
    "Reliable Isotropic Tetrahedral Mesh Generation Based on an Advancing Front Method", Proceedings, 13th International Meshing Roundtable, Williamsburg, VA, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND #2004-3765C, pp.95-106, September 19-22 2004
    keywords:
    • advancing front
    • tetrahedra
    • isotropic tetrahedral mesh
    • biomedical
    • computed tomography
    • CT
    • magnetic resonance imaging
    • MRI
    Abstract
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Khawaja, Aly, Yannis Kallinderis and Harlan McMorris
    "Adaptive Hybrid Grids for Diverse Industrial Applications", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.167-184, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hybrid
    • prism
    • tetrahedra
    • boundary layer
    • advancing layers
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Laug, Patrick and Houman Borouchaki
    "Molecular Surface Modeling and Meshing", Proceedings, 10th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.31-41, October 7-10 2001
    keywords:
    • molecular surface
    • quality mesh
    • parametric surface
    • riemannian metric
    • advancing front
    • Delaunay
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Li, Xiang-Yang, Shang-Hua Teng and Alper Ungor
    "Biting Spheres in 3D", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.85-95, October 1999
    keywords:
    • quality
    • advancing front
    • plastering
    • sphere packing
    • biting
    • tetrahedra
    Abstract
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Li, Xiang-Yang, Shang-Hua Teng and Alper Ungor
    "Biting Ellipses to Generate Anisotropic Mesh", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.97-108, October 1999
    keywords:
    • anisotropy
    • metrics
    • biting
    • advancing front
    • sphere packing
    • tetrahedra
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Lohner, Rainald
    "Surface Gridding from Discrete Data", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.29-44, October 1995
    keywords:
    • advancing front
    • interpolation
    • scattered data
    • surface mesh
    • surface reconstruction
    • terrain modeling
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Lohner, Rainald and Juan R. Cebral
    "Parallel Advancing Front Grid Generation", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.67-74, October 1999
    keywords:
    • parallel
    • CFD
    • octree
    • advancing front
    Abstract
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Marcum, David and Frederic Alauzet
    "Aligned Metric-Based Anisotropic Solution Adaptive Mesh Generation", 23rd International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-15 2014
    keywords:
    • Unstructured mesh generation
    • advancing front
    • metric-based anisotropic mesh
    • mesh alignment
    • solution-adaptive mesh
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Marcum, David L.
    "Efficient Generation of High Quality Unstructured Surface and Volume Grids", Proceedings, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.distributed at conference, October 2000
    keywords:
    • surface meshing
    • tetrahedra
    • triangle
    • anisotropy
    • high aspect ratio
    • advancing front
    • advancing normal
    • local reconnection
    • AFLR
    • surface mapping
    • parameterization
    Abstract
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Marcum, David L. and Adam Gaither
    "Unstructured Surface Grid Generation Using Global Mapping and Physical Space Approximation", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.397-406, October 1999
    keywords:
    • surface meshing
    • advancing-front
    • local-reconnection
    • surface mapping
    • parameterization
    • patch-independent
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Merkley, Karl G. and Mark L. Dewey
    "A Comparison of Parametric Space vs. RealSpace Triangular Meshing Algorithms", Research Notes, 18th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.21-26, October 25-28 2009
    keywords:
    • Triangle meshing
    • parametric space
    • advancing front mesh
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Miranda, Antonio C. O., Luiz F. Martha
    "Mesh Generation on High-Curvature Surfaces Based on a Background Quadtree Structure", Proceedings, 11th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.333-342, September 15-18 2002
    keywords:
    • mesh generation
    • high-curvature surfaces
    • background quadtree
    • advancing-front technique
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Mitchell, Curtis R., Gary S. Hufford, and Mahesh M. Athavale
    "Automated Semi-Structured Prismatic Grids For Brush Seals Analysis", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.205-215, October 1995
    keywords:
    • advancing front
    • triangle


Mitchell, Scott A. and Mohammed A. Mohammed, Ahmed H. Mahmoud, Mohamed S. Ebeida
    "Delaunay quadrangulation by two-coloring vertices", 23rd International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-15 2014
    keywords:
    • Delaunay
    • quadrangulation
    • graph coloring
    • disk packing
    • blue noise
    • random
    • advancing front
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Owen, Steven J.
    "A Survey of Unstructured Mesh Generation Technology", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.239-267, October 1998
    keywords:
    • overview
    • classification
    • software
    • triangle
    • quadrilateral
    • tetrahedra
    • hexahedra
    • surface meshing
    • refinement
    • clean-up
    • smoothing
    • Delaunay
    • advancing front
    • octree
    • plastering
    • paving
    • whisker weaving
    • grid-based
    • indirect
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J., Matthew L. Staten, Scott A. Canann, and Sunil Saigal
    "Advancing Front Quadrilateral Meshing Using Triangle Transformations", 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Labs, pp.409-428, October 1998
    keywords:
    • Q-morph
    • quadrilateral
    • advancing front
    • surface meshing
    • edge recovery
    • surface meshing
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Pellenard, Bertrand and Gunay Orbay, James Chen, Shailendra Sohan, Wa Kwok, Joseph R. Tristano
    "QMCF: QMorph Cross Field-Driven Quad-Dominant Meshing Algorithm", 23rd International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-15 2014
    keywords:
    • Quad-dominant meshing
    • Cross field
    • QMorph
    • Advancing front
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Rees, Matthew
    "Combining Quadrilateral and Triangular Meshing Using the Advancing Front Approach", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.337-348, October 1997
    keywords:
    • advancing front
    • mixed elements
    • quadrilateral
    • surface
    • triangle
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Seveno, Eric
    "Towards an adaptive advancing front method", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.349-360, October 1997
    keywords:
    • advancing front
    • tetrahedra
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Thite, Shripad
    "Efficient Spacetime Meshing With Nonlocal Cone Constraints", Proceedings, 13th International Meshing Roundtable, Williamsburg, VA, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND #2004-3765C, pp.47-58, September 19-22 2004
    keywords:
    • advancing front
    • partial di∆erential equations
    • discontinuous Galerkin
    • nonlinear hyperbolic PDE
    • spacetime meshing
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Thompson, David S. and Bharat K. Soni
    "Generation of Quad and Hex Dominant Semistructured Meshes Using An Advancing Layer Scheme", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.171-178, October 1999
    keywords:
    • semistructured
    • quad dominant
    • hex dominant
    • advancing layer
    • structured
    • hybrid
    • CFD
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Thompson, David S., Satish Chalasani, Bharat K. Soni
    "Generation of Volume Meshes by Extrusion from Surface Meshes of Arbitrary Topology", Proceedings, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.385-393, October 2000
    keywords:
    • hybrid meshes
    • elliptic smoothing
    • Winslow smoothing
    • smoothing
    • structured
    • advancing layer
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Tristano, Joseph R., Steven J. Owen, and Scott A. Canann
    "Advancing Front Surface Mesh Generation in Parametric Space Using a RiemannianSurface Definition", 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Labs, pp.429-445, October 1998
    keywords:
    • triangle
    • surface meshing
    • Rieman space
    • advancing front
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White, David R. and Paul Kinney
    "Redesign of the Paving Algorithm: Robustness Enhancements through Element by Element Meshing", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.323-335, October 1997
    keywords:
    • advancing front
    • paving
    • quadrilateral
    • surface
    Abstract
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Yamakawa, Soji and Kenji Shimada
    "High Quality Anisotropic Tetrahedral Mesh Generation Via Ellipsoidal Bubble Packing", Proceedings, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.263-273, October 2000
    keywords:
    • tetrahedra
    • bubble packing
    • anisotropy
    • graded mesh
    • ellipsoid
    • advancing front
    • physically-based
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