Surface Completion Using Laplacian Transform

  • Pongsagon Vichitvejpaisal Chulalongkorn University
  • Pizzanu Kanongchaiyos Chulalongkorn University


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Model acquisition process usually produce incomplete surfaces due to the technical constrains. This research presents the algorithm to perform surface completion using the available surface's context. Previous works on surface completions do not handle surfaces with near-regular pattern or irregular patterns well. The main goal of this research is to synthesize surface for hole that will have similar surface's context or geometric details as the hole's surrounding. This research uses multi-resolution approach to decompose the model into low-frequency part and high-frequency part. The low-frequency part is filled smoothly. The high-frequency part are transformed it into the Laplacian coordinate and filled using example-based synthesize approach. The algorithm is tested with planar surfaces and curve surfaces with all kind of relief patterns. The results indicate that the holes can be completed with the geometric detail similar to the surrounding surface.

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Author Biographies
Pongsagon Vichitvejpaisal

Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Pizzanu Kanongchaiyos

Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Vol 18 No 1, Jan 14, 2014
How to Cite
P. Vichitvejpaisal and P. Kanongchaiyos, “Surface Completion Using Laplacian Transform”, Eng. J., vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 129-144, Jan. 2014.

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