Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

UC Berkeley

   

2008 Research Summary

Surface Optimization

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Carlo H. Séquin and Pushkar Prakash Joshi

Surfaces can be designed and smoothed by minimizing the value of a penalty functional, such as total bending energy. We are developing new optimization functionals, such as the MVS functional which minimizes the total variation of curvature.