Inflections of planar surface curves

Helmut Pottmann*, Peter Paukowitsch

*Corresponding author for this work

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Commenting on a recently published application brief by D. Hoitsma, we present geometric results which explain the shortcomings of a surface inspection technique based on inflections of planar surface intersections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)293-297
Number of pages5
JournalComputer Aided Geometric Design
Issue number3
StatePublished - Apr 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Asymptotic direction
  • Inflection point
  • Planar surface curve
  • Surface inflection
  • Surface interrogation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design


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