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Paving (Advancing Front Quad Meshing)

Quad meshing algorithm that places quads at the boundary, "advancing" towards the interior, resolving intersection problems as it proceeds.

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Armstrong, Cecil G., Harold J. Fogg, Christopher M. Tierney and Trevor T. Robinson

    "Common themes in multi-block structured quad/hex mesh generation", 24th International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-14 2015
    keywords:
    • quad meshing
    • hex meshing
    • medial axis
    • paving
    • plastering
    • cross fields
    • frame fields
    Abstract
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Lober, Randy R., Timothy J. Tautges, Rich A. Cairncross
    "The Parallelization of an Advancing-Front, All-Quadrilateral Meshing Algorithm for Adaptive Analysis", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.59-70, October 1995
    keywords:
    • adaptivity
    • parallel processing
    • paving
    • quadrilateral
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Mukherjee, Nilanjan
    "CSALF-Q: A Bricolage Algorithm for Anisotropic Quad Mesh Generation", 20th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.489-509, October 23-26 2011
    keywords:
    • subdivision
    • tri-qua mesher
    • paving
    • transfinite
    • mapped
    • flattening
    • loop
    • loop-paving
    • parameterization
    • quadrilateral
    Abstract
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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
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Staten, Matthew L., Robert A. Kerr, Steven J. Owen, Ted D. Blacker
    "Unconstrained Paving and Plastering: Progress Update", Proceedings, 15th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.469-486, September 17-20 2006
    keywords:
    • unconstrained plastering
    • unconstrained paving
    • hexahedra
    • quadrilateral
    Abstract
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Staten, Matthew L., Steven J. Owen, Ted D. Blacker
    "Unconstrained Paving & Plastering: A New Idea for All Hexahedral Mesh Generation", Proceedings, 14th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.399-416, September 11-14 2005
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • plastering
    • sweeping
    • paving
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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
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