Wednesday, November 5

Poster Session and Reception

6:15 PM-8:00 PM
Belmont Room

Information on how to prepare a poster can be found at and

Poster presenters can post and set up their poster materials starting at 12:00 noon on Wednesday. They should be with their poster boards, available to present their work and interact with attendees beginning at 6:15 PM Wednesday. Each poster presenter should remove his/her poster materials from the poster boards immediately at the end of the session at 8:00 PM on Wednesday. Any materials left on the boards after that time will be removed and discarded. SIAM is not responsible for any materials that are left on the board at the end of the poster session.

For more information about poster presentations, please refer to Participants" at and siamnews/general/poster.htm.

Poster Presentations

Geometric Theory for Designing Optical Binary Amplitude and Binary Phase-Only Filters
Mustafa M. Matalgah, SPRINT, Kansas City, Missouri
(Cancelled) A Complete Closed-form Solution to the 2,3,4-Variable Orthogonal Regression Model
Michael J. Wilt, Precision Measuring Service Inc., Newport, Pennsylvania
Approximating a Convex Polyhedron
Walter W. Wilson, Computer Sciences Corporation, Fort Worth, Texas
The Symmetric Analogue of the Power Basis for Geometry Processing
Javier Sanchez-Reyes, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
3D Graphics Editting of Arbitrary Geometry Models
KaMan Cheang, Jiankun Li, and C.-C. Jay Kuo, University of Southern California
Interactive Modeling using Surface Splines
Jorg Peters, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Multiresolution Compression of Arbitrary Geometry Models
Jiankun Li and C.-C. Jay Kuo, University of Southern California
Modeling Bathymetric Data with Fuzzy B-splines
Marcello A. Anile, Universitá di Catania, Italy; Bianca Falcidieno, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy; Giovanni Gallo, Universitá di Catania, Italy; Michela Spagnuolo, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy; and Salvatore Spinello, Universitá di Catania, Italy
The Algorithm for Testing Convexity of Steiner Surface Patches
Kestutis Karciauskas and Rimvydas Krasauskas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
(Cancelled) Some New Schemes for n-Sided Patches
Kestutis Karciauskas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Shape Preserving Space Curve Design
Bruce Piper, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; and Caroline Labenski, Merrimack College
IG: A Simple Constraint-based Geometrical Construction System
Siome K. Goldenstein and Paulo C. P. Carvalho, Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Brazil; and Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo, Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica, Brazil
Minimum-Length Geodesic Computation
William L. Anderson, Elements Research, Charlotte, North Carolina
Discrete Gaussian Curvature for Analysis of B-spline Modeled Cornea
Marc Daniel, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France; and Brian A. Barsky, University of California, Berkeley
A Simple Method of Finding Bounds for Scaling Transition Curves
Sasipalli.V.S.Rao, Hiroshima University, Japan
Spline Wavelet Image Compression
Y. Latoria Thomas and Camille Daniel, Spelman College
Projective Geometry in Mathematica
Dana S. Scott, Carnegie Mellon University
A Method for the Construction of Trimmed B-Spline Surfaces Matching Given Boundaries
Adi Levin, Cimatron Ltd., Israel and Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Towards the Curvature Cuff of a Canal Surface
Andreas M\"uller, Universit\"at Karlsruhe

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