Fairing of planar curves to log-aesthetic curves

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We present an algorithm to fair a given planar curve by a log-aesthetic curve (LAC). We show how a general LAC segment can be uniquely characterized by seven parameters and present a method of parametric approximation based on this fact. This work aims to provide tools to be used in reverse engineering for computer-aided geometric design. Finally, we show an example of usage by applying this algorithm to the data points obtained from 3D scanning a model-car roof.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJapan Journal of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • Applied Mathematics


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