Quad-Mesh Generation and Processing: a survey

David Bommes, Bruno Lévy, Nico Pietroni, Enrico Puppo, Claudio Silva , Marco Tarini, Denis Zorin
Computer Graphics Forum

Triangle meshes have been nearly ubiquitous in computer graphics, and a large body of data structures and geometry processing algorithms based on them has been developed in the literature. At the same time, quadrilateral meshes, especially semi-regular ones, have advantages for many applications, and significant progress was made in quadrilateral mesh generation and processing during the last several years. In this survey we discuss the advantages and problems of techniques operating on quadrilateral meshes, including surface analysis and mesh quality, simplification, adaptive refinement, alignment with features, parametrization, and remeshing.

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title={Quad-mesh generation and processing: A survey},
author={Bommes, David and L{\'e}vy, Bruno and Pietroni, Nico and Puppo, Enrico and Silva, Claudio and Tarini, Marco and Zorin, Denis},
booktitle={Computer Graphics Forum},
organization={Wiley Online Library}