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Relief carving is modelled with the “offsetting along the normal” operation where the offset value is defined by two-dimensional depth data. To generate depth data we use a polygon-to-function conversion algorithm. In the example shown above we illustrate the following steps:
Details on polygon-to-function conversion and other examples can be found in the technical report:
Pasko A.A., Savchenko A.V., Savchenko V.V. “Implicit curved polygons”, Technical Report 96-1-004, University of Aizu, Japan, 1996.
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