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Feature-Based Similarity Assessment of Solid Models



William Regli


This paper presents our initial efforts to develop a systematic approach for assessing the similarity of solid models based on how they will be manufactured. The goal of this work is to develop methods that, given a solid model representing the design of a new product, query a product information database (of solid models, associated manufacturing plan, and related attributes)and identify existing designs with manufacturing plans similar to some reasonable plan for the new design - or useful as a starting point for creation of a new plan for the new design.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of ACM Solid Modeling Conference
Conference Dates
May 14-16, 1997
Conference Location
Atlanta, GA


design, feature recognition, port caltalogs, process planning, solid modeling


Regli, W. (1997), Feature-Based Similarity Assessment of Solid Models, Proceedings of ACM Solid Modeling Conference, Atlanta, GA, [online], (Accessed June 13, 2024)


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Created May 1, 1997, Updated February 17, 2017