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Generalised Cylinders

Aliases: Generalised Cone

Keywords: shape description

Categories: Vision


Author(s): Luis Jenkins

A currently popular method for three-dimensional shape description. Generalised cylinders are a class of objects obtained by extending the definition of a cylinder. An ordinary cylinder is the volume swept out by a circular disc moving perpendicular to a straight line segment that passes through its centre called the axis or spine of the cylinder. A generalised cylinder is then obtained by extending the definition to include things like:


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