Geometric optimization using nonlinear rotation-invariant coordinates

Josua Sassen, Behrend Heeren, Klaus Hildebrandt, Martin Rumpf
Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing - Posters - 2019
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We consider Nonlinear Rotation-Invariant Coordinates (NRIC) representing triangle meshes with fixed combinatorics as a vector stacking all edge lengths and dihedral angles. Previously, conditions for the existence of vertex positions matching given NRIC have been established. We develop the machinery needed to use NRIC for solving geometric optimization problems. Moreover, we introduce a fast and robust algorithm that reconstructs vertex positions from close-to integrable NRIC. Our experiments underline that NRIC-based optimization is especially effective for near-isometric problems.

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@InProceedings { SHHR19,
  author       = "Sassen, Josua and Heeren, Behrend and Hildebrandt, Klaus and Rumpf, Martin",
  title        = "Geometric optimization using nonlinear rotation-invariant coordinates",
  booktitle    = "Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing - Posters",
  year         = "2019",
  url          = ""

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