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Mingle 2003
Workshop was the final workshop, which took place in Cambridge,
England, during September 911, 2003. The proceedings book was published in
September 2004.


The European Summer
School "Principles of Multiresolution in Geometric Modelling", held at
the Munich University of Technology, Germany, during August 2230, 2001. The
lecture notes book was published in 2002.

This is the homepage for the EU research project "Multiresolution in Geometric
Modelling" (MINGLE for short). The main objectives of the project are:

to train young European researchers in various aspect of multiresolution in
geometric modelling, and

to accelerate the research effort in this area with regard to both theoretical
advances and industrial and commercial applications.
MINGLE will run from 2000 to 2003 and involves nine European research teams,
representing six different countries, from universities, research centers, and
industry.
The term `multiresolution' captures the concept of representing a single
mathematical model in several levels of detail or accuracy. The 3D geometric
models we have in mind are organized sets of point data, typically in the form
of triangle meshes, such as those used to represent terrain models or freeform
surfaces in computer graphics.
Multiresolution decompositions show great potential in applications such as the
fast rendering, editing and compression of 3D geometric models, their
transmission over the World Wide Web, computer animation, and scientific
visualization in general. Though several promising techniques are emerging in
this field, the mathematical theory is not yet mature when compared, for
example, with 2D image analysis. Existing commercial software systems for 3D
geometric modelling have not yet realized the full mathematical potential of
multiresolution methods.
EU Contract No. HPRNCT199900117
Coordinating Partner: SINTEF
Project Coordinator: Michael Floater
