Overview of 3D Object Representation. 3D Object Representation: Surfaces vs. Solids. Surfaces – Mesh. Group of connected polygons (usually triangles) May not be closed. Surfaces – Subdivision Surface. Coarse mesh & subdivision rule Define smooth surface as limit of sequence of refinements.
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