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An evaluation of GPU filters for accelerating the 2D convex hull
February, 2024
The Convex Hull is one of the most relevant structures in computational geometry, with many applications such as in computer graphics, …
Roberto Carrasco
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Hector Ferrada
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Cristobal A Navarro
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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POLYLLA 3D: Polygonal/Polyhedral meshing algorithm based on terminal-edge regions and terminal-face regions
October, 2023
Polylla is a polygonal mesh algorithm that generates meshes with arbitrarily shaped polygons using the concept of terminal-edge …
Sergio Salinas-Fernández
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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A topological data analysis based classifier
July, 2023
Topological Data Analysis (TDA) is an emerging field that aims to discover a dataset’s underlying topological information. TDA …
Rolando Kindelan
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José Frías
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Mauricio Cerda Villablanca
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Maintaining 2D Delaunay triangulations on the GPU for proximity queries of moving points
March, 2023
Heinich S. Porro S.
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Benoît Crespin
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Francisco Carter
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Large-scale multi-unit floor plan dataset for architectural plan analysis and recognition
January, 2023
Among automatic floor plan analysis, data-driven methods have become increasingly popular in recent years because of their superior …
Pablo N. Pizarro
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Ivan Sipiran
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Generation of Polygonal Meshes in Compact Space
January, 2023
We present a new compact half-edge data structure for storing polygonal meshes. This data structure allows us to reduce the memory …
Sergio Salinas-Fernández
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Jose Fuentes-Sepulveda
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Delfin++: A Delaunay based algorithm for finding 3D polyhedral voids in galaxy surveys
January, 2023
Delfin++ (Delaunay Edge Void Finder) is a simple and time-efficient algorithm, with a single input variable, designed to find …
V. Guidotti
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R. Alonso
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M. Bravo
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
G. Marinello
,
C. Hervías
,
L. E. Campusano
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A scalable and energy efficient GPU thread map for m-simplex domains
January, 2023
This work proposes a new GPU thread map for m-simplex domains that improves its speedup along with the m-dimension and is energy …
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Felipe A. Quezada
,
Benjamin Bustos
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Rolando Kindelan
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A node-based uniform strain virtual element method for compressible and nearly incompressible elasticity
January, 2023
Summary We propose a combined nodal integration and virtual element method for compressible and nearly incompressible elasticity, …
Alejandro Ortiz-Bernardin
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R. Silva-Valenzuela
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Sergio Salinas-Fernández
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
S. Luza
,
B. Rebolledo
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POLYLLA: polygonal meshing algorithm based on terminal-edge regions
October, 2022
This paper presents an algorithm to generate a new kind of polygonal mesh obtained from triangulations. Each polygon is built from a …
Sergio Salinas-Fernández
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Alejandro Ortiz-Bernardin
,
Hang Si
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Squeeze: Efficient compact fractals for tensor core GPUs
January, 2022
This work presents Squeeze, an efficient compact fractal processing scheme for tensor core GPUs. By combining discrete-space …
Felipe A. Quezada
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Cristobal A Navarro
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Benjamin Bustos
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GPU Parallel algorithm for the generation of polygonal meshes based on terminal-edge regions
January, 2022
Sergio Salinas-Fernández
,
José Ojeda
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Alejandro Ortiz-Bernardin
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Fixed-radius Near Neighbors Searching for 2D Simulations on the GPU using Delaunay Triangulations
January, 2022
Heinich S. Porro S.
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Benoît Crespin
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Cristobal A Navarro
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Automatic floor plan analysis and recognition
January, 2022
Due to recent advances in machine learning, there has been an explosive development of multiple methodologies that automatically …
Pablo N. Pizarro
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Ivan Sipiran
,
Jose M. Saavedra
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A Scalable and Energy Efficient GPU Thread Map for m-Simplex Domains
January, 2022
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Felipe A. Quezada
,
Benjamin Bustos
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Rolando Kindelan
arXiv
A Model for Infusing Computational Thinking Skills at Teacher Colleges in a Developing Country
January, 2022
Current advances emphasize that young learners benefit from developing and applying computational thinking (CT) skills to solve …
Jocelyn Simmonds
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Francisco J. Gutierrez
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Catalina Torrent
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Cecilia Casanova
,
Sebastián Toro-Guajardo
,
Valentín Muñoz
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GeoLinkage: a GRASS-GIS plugin to integrate surface waters and groundwater in WEAP-MODFLOW models
April, 2021
Felipe Troncoso
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Pedro Sanzana
,
Francisco Suárez
,
José Muñoz
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Impact of Affirmative Action on Female Computer Science/Software Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment
January, 2021
Jocelyn Simmonds
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María Cecilia Bastarrica
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Optimising adjacent membrane segmentation and parameterisation in multicellular aggregates by piecewise active contours
January, 2020
Summary In fluorescence microscopy imaging, the segmentation of adjacent cell membranes within cell aggregates, multicellular samples, …
J. JARA-WILDE
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I. CASTRO
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C.G. LEMUS
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K. PALMA
,
F. VALDÉS
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V. CASTAÑEDA
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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M.L. CONCHA
,
S. HÄRTEL
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Lessons Learned From Introducing Preteens in Parent-Led Homeschooling to Computational Thinking
January, 2020
Parents that homeschool their children ignore certain topics when they lack mastery or interest in them. Homeschool groups try to …
Carla Sepúlveda-Díaz
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Elson Stuardo Rojas
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Jocelyn Simmonds
,
Francisco J. Gutierrez
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Cecilia Casanova
,
Cecilia Sotomayor
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Investigating the impact of the estimation error of fracture intensity (P32) on the evaluation of in-situ rock fragmentation and potential of blocks forming around tunnels
January, 2020
The purpose of this work is to highlight the impact of input parameters uncertainty in discrete fracture network (DFN) models and their …
Amin Hekmatnejad
,
Benoît Crespin
,
Alvaro Opazo
,
Xavier Emery
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Davide Elmo
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Efficient GPU thread mapping on embedded 2D fractals
January, 2020
This work proposes a new approach for mapping GPU threads onto a family of discrete embedded 2D fractals. A block-space map λ:ZE2↦ZF2 …
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Felipe A. Quezada
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Raimundo Vega
,
Benjamin Bustos
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Convex Polygon Packing Based Meshing Algorithm for Modeling of Rock and Porous Media
January, 2020
In this work, we propose new packing algorithm designed for the generation of polygon meshes to be used for modeling of rock and porous …
Joaquín Torres
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Rafael O. Ruiz
,
Alejandro Ortiz-Bernardin
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A nodal integration scheme for meshfree Galerkin methods using the virtual element decomposition
January, 2020
Summary In this article, we present a novel nodal integration scheme for meshfree Galerkin methods, which draws on the mathematical …
R. Silva-Valenzuela
,
Alejandro Ortiz-Bernardin
,
N. Sukumar
,
E. Artioli
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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A filtering technique for fast Convex Hull construction in R2
January, 2020
This work presents an optimization technique that reduces the computational cost for building the Convex Hull from a set of points. The …
Hector Ferrada
,
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Veamy: an extensible object-oriented C++ library for the virtual element method
December, 2019
This paper summarizes the development of Veamy, an object-oriented C++ library for the virtual element method (VEM) on general …
Alejandro Ortiz-Bernardin
,
C. Alvarez
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
A. Russo
,
R. Silva-Valenzuela
,
E. Olate-Sanzana
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VizieR Online Data Catalog: A 3D Voronoi+Gapper galaxy cluster finder. II. (Campusano+, 2018)
November, 2019
L.~E. Campusano
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G. Marinello
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R.~G. Clowes
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C.~P. Haines
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S. Pereira
,
D. Pizarro
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
I.~K. Sochting
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Impact of Urban Growth and High Residential Irrigation on Streamflow and Groundwater Levels in a Peri-Urban Semiarid Catchment
January, 2019
Abstract The impact of urbanization on groundwater is not simple to understand, as it depends on a variety of factors such as climate, …
Pedro Sanzana
,
Jorge Gironas
,
Isabelle Braud
,
Jose Francisco Munoz
,
Sebastián Vicuña
,
Sonia Reyes-Paecke
,
Francisco de la Barrera
,
Flora Branger
,
Fabrice Rodriguez
,
Ximena Vargas
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Santiago Hormazábal
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Analysis of a Self-Similar GPU Thread Map for Data-parallel m-Simplex Domains
January, 2019
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Benjamin Bustos
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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A Teacher Workshop for Introducing Computational Thinking in Rural and Vulnerable Environments
January, 2019
In Latin America, computational thinking workshops are mostly developed in urban areas, charging participation fees. And although …
Jocelyn Simmonds
,
Francisco J. Gutierrez
,
Cecilia Casanova
,
Cecilia Sotomayor
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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A 3D Voronoi+Gapper Galaxy Cluster Finder in Redshift Space to z ensuremath∼ 0.2. II. An Abundant Cluster Population Dominated by Late-type Galaxies Unveiled
December, 2018
Luis E. Campusano
,
Gabriel Marinello
,
Roger G. Clowes
,
Christopher P. Haines
,
Sebastián Pereira
,
Daniel Pizarro
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Ilona K. Söchting
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Impacto de la urbanización en un acuífero del piedemonte andino sobre los flujos bases de une cuenca periurbana
September, 2018
P. Sanzana
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J Gironas
,
Isabelle Braud
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
X. Vargas
,
S. Vicuña
,
J.F. Munoz
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Herramientas hydroinformaticas y consideraciones para modelar procesos superficiales y subterráneos acoplados mediante WEAP-MODFLOW
September, 2018
P. Sanzana
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J. Gironás
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Isabelle Braud
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
X. Vargas
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S. Vicuña
,
J.F. Munoz
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R. Villegas
,
E. Rubio
,
R. Herrera
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Decomposition of 2D polygons and its effect in hydrological models
September, 2018
2D non-uniform polygonal meshes allow representation of the impact of landscape elements and small infrastructures on water flows. The …
P. Sanzana
,
J. Gironás
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I. Braud
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
F. Branger
,
F. Rodriguez
,
M. Fuamba
,
J. Romero
,
X. Vargas
,
J. F. Muñoz
,
S. Vicuña
,
A. Mejía
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A French-Spanish Multimodal Speech Communication Corpus Incorporating Acoustic Data, Facial, Hands and Arms Gestures Information
September, 2018
Lucas Terissi
,
Gonzalo Sad
,
Mauricio Cerda Villablanca
,
Slim Ouni
,
Rodrigo Galvez
,
Juan B. Gómez
,
Bernard Girau
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Representation of the Drainage Network in Urban and Peri-urban Areas Using a 2D Polygonal Mesh Composed of Pseudo-convex Elements
January, 2018
Summary This chapter presents a module implemented in QGIS, belonging to the GEO-PUMMA toolbox. This plugin allows a triangulation of …
Pedro Sanzana
,
Sergio Villaroel
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Isabelle Braud
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Jorge Gironas
,
Flora Branger
,
Fabrice Rodriguez
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Ximena Vargas
,
Tomas Gomez
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Representation du réseau de drainage en zones urbaines et périurbaines à l'aide d'un maillage polygonal 2D formé d'éléments pseudo-convexes
January, 2018
P. Sanzana
,
S. Villaroel
,
Isabelle Braud
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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J. Gironás
,
F. Branger
,
Fabrice Rodriguez
,
X. Vargas
,
T. Gomez
,
N. Bagdhadi
,
Mehrez Zribi
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GPU parallel simulation algorithm of Brownian particles with excluded volume using Delaunay triangulations
January, 2018
A novel parallel simulation algorithm on the GPU, implemented in CUDA and C++, is presented for the simulation of Brownian particles …
Francisco Carter
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Rodrigo Soto
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Delaunay based algorithm for finding polygonal voids in planar point sets
January, 2018
This paper presents a new algorithm to find under-dense regions called voids inside a 2D point set. The algorithm starts from …
R. Alonso
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J. Ojeda
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
C. Hervías
,
L. E. Campusano
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Competitiveness of a Non-Linear Block-Space GPU Thread Map for Simplex Domains
January, 2018
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Matthieu Vernier
,
Benjamin Bustos
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Coding or Hacking? Exploring Inaccurate Views on Computing and Computer Scientists among K-6 Learners in Chile
January, 2018
Advancing computational thinking in elementary education has been rapidly gaining attention due to the prospective of developing 21st …
Francisco J. Gutierrez
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Jocelyn Simmonds
,
Cecilia Casanova
,
Cecilia Sotomayor
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Assessing Software Development Skills among K-6 Learners in a Project-Based Workshop with Scratch
January, 2018
Recent literature reports a fair amount of initiatives on how to engage younger populations in achieving computational literacy. …
Francisco J. Gutierrez
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Jocelyn Simmonds
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Cecilia Casanova
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Cecilia Sotomayor
,
Vanessa Peña-Araya
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Affirmative Action for Attracting Women to STEM in Chile
January, 2018
Women are currently almost half of the work force in Chile, but very few of them work in the software industry. In part, this is …
María Cecilia Bastarrica
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Maíra Marques Samary
,
Jocelyn Simmonds
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A high-speed tracking algorithm for dense granular media
January, 2018
Many fields of study, including medical imaging, granular physics, colloidal physics, and active matter, require the precise …
Mauricio Cerda Villablanca
,
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Juan Silva
,
Scott R. Waitukaitis
,
Nicolás Mujica
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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A 3D Voronoi+Gapper Galaxy Cluster Finder in Redshift Space to z ∼ 0.2 I: an Algorithm Optimized for the 2dFGRS
March, 2017
This paper is the first in a series, presenting a new galaxy cluster finder based on a three-dimensional Voronoi Tesselation plus a …
Sebastián Pereira
,
Luis E. Campusano
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Daniel Pizarro
,
Christopher P. Haines
,
Roger G. Clowes
,
Gabriel Marinello
,
Ilona K. Söchting
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A 3D Voronoi+Gapper Galaxy Cluster Finder in Redshift Space to z ∼ 0.2 I: an Algorithm Optimized for the 2dFGRS
March, 2017
This paper is the first in a series, presenting a new galaxy cluster finder based on a three-dimensional Voronoi Tesselation plus a …
Sebastián Pereira
,
Luis E. Campusano
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Daniel Pizarro
,
Christopher P. Haines
,
Roger G. Clowes
,
Gabriel Marinello
,
Ilona K. Söchting
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Gold-standard for computer-assisted morphological sperm analysis
January, 2017
Background and Objective: Published algorithms for classification of human sperm heads are based on relatively small image databases …
Violeta Chang
,
Alejandra Garcia
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Steffen Härtel
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Exploring Collaboration in the Realm of Virtual Museums
January, 2017
Virtual museums have been very popular since the early days of the World Wide Web and many scientific works have been published on this …
Nelson Baloian
,
Wolfram Luther
,
Daniel Biella
,
Nare Karapetyan
,
José A. Pino
,
Tobias Schreck
,
Andres Ferrada
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Automatic classification of human sperm head morphology
January, 2017
Background and objective: Infertility is a problem that affects up to 15% of couples worldwide with emotional and physiological …
Violeta Chang
,
Laurent Heutte
,
Caroline Petitjean
,
Steffen Härtel
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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A GIS-based urban and peri-urban landscape representation toolbox for hydrological distributed modeling
January, 2017
Flowpaths are significantly affected by land use change and engineered elements across urban catchments. Conventional GIS-based tools …
P. Sanzana
,
J. Gironás
,
I. Braud
,
F. Branger
,
F. Rodriguez
,
X. Vargas
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
J. F. Muñoz
,
S. Vicuña
,
A. Mejía
,
S. Jankowfsky
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Urban and peri-urban drainage network representation using Geo-PUMMA in the Mercier (France) and El Guindo (Chile) catchments
June, 2016
Pedro Sanzana
,
Jorge Gironas
,
Isabelle Braud
,
Flora Branger
,
Fabrice Rodriguez
,
Ximena Vargas
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Jose Francisco Munoz
,
Sebastián Vicuña
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Geo-PUMMA: Urban and Periurban Landscape Representation Toolbox for Hydrological Distributed Modeling
April, 2016
Pedro Sanzana
,
Jorge Gironas
,
Isabelle Braud
,
Flora Branger
,
Fabrice Rodriguez
,
Ximena Vargas
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Jose Francisco Munoz
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Camarón: An Open-source Visualization Tool for the Quality Inspection of Polygonal and Polyhedral Meshes
January, 2016
Aldo Canepa
,
Gonzalo Infante
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Claudio Lobos
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Parallel family trees for transfer matrices in the Potts model
January, 2015
The computational cost of transfer matrix methods for the Potts model is related to the question in how many ways can two layers of a …
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Fabrizio Canfora
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Gonzalo Navarro
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Camarón: a visualization tool for the quality inspection of polyhedral meshes
January, 2015
The numerical simulation of complex objects requires a good quality domain discretization (mesh). … (the rest of your abstract)
Aldo Canepa
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Claudio Lobos
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Quasi-Delaunay Triangulations Using GPU-Based Edge-Flips
January, 2014
The edge-flip technique has been widely used for transforming any existing triangular mesh into a Delaunay mesh. Although several tools …
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Eliana Scheihing
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On Finding Large Polygonal Voids Using Delaunay Triangulation: The Case of Planar Point Sets
January, 2014
In astronomy, the objective determination of large empty spaces or voids in the spatial distribution of galaxies is part of the …
Carlos Hervías
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Luis E. Campusano
,
Giselle Font
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GPU Maps for the Space of Computation in Triangular Domain Problems
January, 2014
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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DOI
Gold-standard and improved framework for sperm head segmentation
January, 2014
Semen analysis is the first step in the evaluation of an infertile couple. Within this process, an accurate and objective morphological …
Violeta Chang
,
Jose M. Saavedra
,
Victor Castañeda
,
Luis Sarabia
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Steffen Härtel
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Generation of Polyhedral Delaunay Meshes
January, 2014
A polyhedral mesh fulfills the Delaunay condition if the vertices of each polyhedron are co-spherical and each polyhedron circum- …
David Contreras
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Domain modeling as a basis for building a meshing tool software product line
January, 2014
Meshing tools are highly complex software for generating and managing geometrical discretizations. Due to their complexity, they have …
Pedro O. Rossel
,
María Cecilia Bastarrica
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Violeta Díaz
,
Mario Medina
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A Survey on Parallel Computing and its Applications in Data-Parallel Problems Using GPU Architectures
January, 2014
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Luis Mateu
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A comprehensive system for facial animation of generic 3D head models driven by speech
February, 2013
A comprehensive system for facial animation of generic 3D head models driven by speech is presented in this article. In the training …
Lucas D Terissi
,
Mauricio Cerda Villablanca
,
Juan C Gómez
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Bernard Girau
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Multi-core Computation of Transfer Matrices for Strip Lattices in the Potts Model
January, 2013
Cristobal A Navarro
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Fabrizio Canfora
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Computer-assisted mesh generation based on hydrological response units for distributed hydrological modeling
January, 2013
Distributed hydrological models rely on a spatial discretization composed of homogeneous units representing different areas within the …
P. Sanzana
,
S. Jankowfsky
,
F. Branger
,
I. Braud
,
X. Vargas
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
J. Gironás
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Automatic pre-processing for an object-oriented distributed hydrological model using GRASS-GIS
April, 2012
P. Sanzana
,
S. Jankowfsky
,
F. Branger
,
I. Braud
,
X. Vargas
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Automatic pre-processing for an object-oriented distributed hydrological model using GRASS-GIS
April, 2012
P. Sanzana
,
S. Jankowfsky
,
F. Branger
,
I. Braud
,
X. Vargas
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Jacobian-based repair method for finite element meshes after registration
July, 2011
Registration methods are used in the meshing field to ``adapt’’ a given mesh to a target domain. Finite element method …
Marek Bucki
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Claudio Lobos
,
Yohan Payan
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Animation of generic 3D head models driven by speech
July, 2011
In this paper, a system for speech-driven animation of generic 3D head models is presented. The system is based on the inversion of a …
Lucas Terissi
,
Mauricio Cerda Villablanca
,
Juan C. Gómez
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Bernard Girau
,
Renato Valenzuela
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Generic Face Animation
November, 2010
In computer vision, the animation of objects has attracted a lot of attention, specially the animations of 3D face models. The …
Mauricio Cerda Villablanca
,
Renato Valenzuela
,
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
,
Lucas D. Terissi
,
Juan C. Gómez
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Balancing flexibility and performance in three dimensional meshing tools
January, 2010
It is generally thought within the meshing tool community that object-orientation and other decoupling techniques penalize performance …
Felipe Contreras
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Marı´a Cecilia Bastarrica
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Carlos Lillo
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Techniques on mesh generation for the brain shift simulation
January, 2008
Neurosurgery interventions involve complex tracking systems because a tissue deformation takes place. The neuronavigation system relies …
Claudio Lobos
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Marek Bucki
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Yohan Payan
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Mixed-Element Mesh for an Intra-Operative Modeling of the Brain Tumor Extraction
January, 2008
This paper presents a modified-octree technique that generates a mixed-element mesh. The final output mesh consider cubes, prisms, …
Claudio Lobos
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Marek Bucki
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Yohan Payan
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Bayesian Image Reconstruction Based on Voronoi Diagrams
January, 2008
We present a Bayesian Voronoi image reconstruction (VIR) technique for interferometric data. Bayesian analysis applied to the inverse …
G. F. Cabrera
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S. Casassus
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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A TOOL BASED ON DL FOR UML MODEL CONSISTENCY CHECKING
January, 2008
Automated consistency checking of UML models becomes necessary as models grow in size and complexity. Since the UML metamodel does not …
Jocelyn Simmonds
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María Cecilia Bastarrica
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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SEBASTIÁN RIVAS
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Robust Tree-Ring Detection
January, 2007
The study of tree-rings is a common task in dendrology. Usually the rings deliver information about the age of the tree, historic …
Mauricio Cerda Villablanca
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Domingo Mery
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Clustering of 3D Spatial Points Using Maximum Likelihood Estimator over Voronoi Tessellations: Study of the Galaxy Distribution in Redshift Space
July, 2006
This paper describes an algorithm based on the 2D approach of Allard & Fraley that uses Voronoi tessellation and a non-parametric …
Daniel Pizarro
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Luis E. Campusano
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Roger G. Clowes
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Patrizzio Virgili
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Ilona K. Söchting
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Product Line Architecture for a Family of Meshing Tools
January, 2006
Meshing tools are traditionally built in a one by one basis without reusing already developed parts. However, there are several …
María Cecilia Bastarrica
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Pedro O. Rossel
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Designing a product family of meshing tools
January, 2006
Applying software engineering concepts can improve the quality of any software development, and this is even more dramatic for complex, …
María Cecilia Bastarrica
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Building a 3D Meshing Framework Using Good Software Engineering Practices
January, 2006
3D meshing tools are complex pieces of software involving varied algorithms generally with high computing demands. New requirements and …
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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C. Lillo
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A. Cáceres
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M. C. Bastarrica
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M. C. Rivara
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A Meshing Tool Product Line Architecture
January, 2006
Meshing tools are extremely complex pieces of software. Traditionally, they have been built in a one by one basis, without …
María Cecilia Bastarrica
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Pedro O. Rossel
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Generation of 3D mixed element meshes using a flexible refinement approach
December, 2005
This paper describes and discusses the main characteristics and implementation issues of a 3D mixed element mesh generator based on a …
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Simulation of defects in aluminium castings using CAD models of flaws and real X-ray images
January, 2005
Domingo Mery
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D Hahn
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Improving the quality of meshes for the simulation of semiconductor devices using Lepp-based algorithms
January, 2003
Abstract This paper discusses a new post-process algorithm for generating valid Delaunay meshes for the Box-method (finite-volume …
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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L. Villablanca
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J. Krause
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M. C. Rivara
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Automatic construction of non-obtuse boundary and/or interface Delaunay triangulations for control volume methods
January, 2002
Abstract A Delaunay mesh without triangles having obtuse angles opposite to boundary and interface edges (obtuse boundary/interface …
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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María-Cecilia Rivara
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Approximate Shape Quality Mesh Generation
October, 2001
We present two techniques for simplifying the list processing required in standard iterative refinement approaches to shape quality …
B Simpson
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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M C Rivara
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Terminal-edges Delaunay (small-angle based) algorithm for the quality triangulation problem
January, 2001
The terminal-edge Delaunay algorithm, initially called Lepp–Delaunay algorithm, deals with the construction of size-optimal (adapted to …
M. C. Rivara
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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B. Simpson
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Improving the quality of Delaunay triangulations for the control volume discretization method
January, 1998
In this paper we present the results of applying a new algorithm to improve the quality of Delaunay triangulations for the numerical …
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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María-Cecilia Rivara
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Mauricio Palma
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Generalization of Modified Octrees for Geometric Modeling
January, 1997
This paper discusses several aspects of modified octrees that can be generalized in order to obtain solid representations using less …
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Performance Evaluation of Portable Graphics Software and Hardware for Scientific Visualization
January, 1994
In this paper we present an evaluation of the Programmer’s Hierarchical Interactive Graphics System (PHIGS) [2, 3] as portable …
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Dölf Aemmer
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Peter Lamb
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Hanspeter Wacht
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Mixed element trees: a generalization of modified octrees for the generation of meshes for the simulation of complex 3-D semiconductor device structures
November, 1993
This paper addresses the problem of the allocation of spatial grids for complex nonplanar three-dimensional (3-D) semiconductor device …
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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P. Conti
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W. Fichtner
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3D Grid Generation for Semiconductor Devices Using a Fully Flexible Refinement Approach
January, 1993
We present a new algorithm for the generation of 3-dimensional (3-D) grids for the simulation of semiconductor devices. The fitting of …
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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W. Fichtner
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Geneating Solid Models for VLSI Process and Device Simulation
May, 1992
P. Lamb
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C. Hegarty
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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W. Fichtner
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The Use of Cad Tools in Power Device Optimization
January, 1992
Modern semiconductor manufacturing technology permits the integration of power integrated circuits with per-chip component densities …
W. Fichtner
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J. Bürgler
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H. Dettmer
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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K. Kells
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H. Lendenmann
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S. Müller
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M. Westermann
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Generation of 3-D Delaunay Meshes for Complex Geometries Using Iterative Refinement
January, 1992
Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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Stephan Müller
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Wolfgang Fichtner
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Omega -an octree-based mixed element grid allocator for the simulation of complex 3-D device structures
October, 1991
The authors discuss an automatic mesh generator, Omega , developed as a front-end for the simulation of complex three-dimensional …
P. Conti
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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W. Fichtner
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Ω - An octree-based mixed element grid allocator for adaptive 3d device simulation
June, 1990
P. Conti
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Nancy Hitschfeld Kahler
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W. Fichtner
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