Final Project Idea: point based geometry processing

“Point-Based Manifold Harmonics”
[Liu et al. 2012]

Final Project Idea: Approximate geodesic distances on surfaces

“Geodesics in Heat: A New Approach to Computing Distance Based on Heat Flow”
[Crane et al. 2013]

Final Project Idea: robust smoothing

“Robust Fairing via Conformal Curvature Flow”
[Crane et al. 2013]

“Can Mean-Curvature Flow Be Made Non-Singular?”
[Kazhdan et al. 2012]

Final Project Idea: non-rigid alignment

“Global correspondence optimization for non-rigid registration of depth scans”
[Li et al. 2008]

“Sparse Iterative Closest Point”
[Bouaziz et al. 2013]

Other ideas

Segmentation of interior and exterior of triangle soup meshes
“Robust Inside-Outside Segmentation using Generalized Winding Numbers”
[Jacobson et al. 2013]

Interactive animation and posing by linearly blending handle transformations
“Bounded Biharmonic Weights for Real-Time Deformation”
[Jacobson et al. 2013]

Physically based simulation of 1D space curves (“rods”)
“Discrete Elastic Rods”
[Bergou et al. 2008]

Building a table of counterexamples for discrete Laplacians
“Discrete Laplace operators: No free lunch”
[Wardetzky et al. 2007]

Modal analysis for deformation. “Good vibrations: modal dynamics for graphics
and animation” [Pentland & Williams 1989], “Real-Time Subspace Integration
for St.Venant-Kirchhoff Deformable Models” [Barbič & James 2005]

Efficient solver for Poisson Surface Reconstruction
“Screened Poisson Surface Reconstruction” [Kazhdan & Hoppe 2013]
“Parallel Poisson Surface Reconstruction” [Bolitho et al. 2009]
“Poisson Surface Reconstruction” [Kazhdan et al. 2006]