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Topic: surface approximation based on surface normals
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Re: surface approximation based on surface normals
Posted: Feb 15, 2013 4:34 AM
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"Peter Schreiber" <schreiber.peter15@gmail.com> wrote in message <kfkkv2$nfm$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
> Hi everyone,
> For a rectangularly spaced grid I know at every grid point the surface normal. Additionally, I know the function value at one grid point. What would be a good strategy if I want to find the actual surface that has the specific surface normals.
> Since this seems to be a common problem in computer graphics I hope someone can guide me in the right direction. Are there any algorithms know to work well for this kind of problem?
> Best Regards,
> Peter

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