Efficient boundary extraction from orthogonal pseudo-polytopes: an approach based on the \(n\)D-EVM. (English) Zbl 1221.68276

Summary: This work contributes with two algorithms for performing, in an efficient way, connected components labeling and boundary extraction from orthogonal pseudo-polytopes. The proposals are specified in terms of the extreme vertices model in the \(n\)-dimensional space (\(n\)D-EVM). An overview of the model is presented, considering aspects such as its fundamentals and basic algorithms. The temporal efficiency of the two proposed algorithms is sustained in an empirical way and by taking into account both lower dimensional cases (2D and 3D) and higher-dimensional cases (4D and 5D).


68U05 Computer graphics; computational geometry (digital and algorithmic aspects)
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