In the future, you’ll just download the STL and fix it yourself

Well, not quite. Back when I started doing 3D printing (around 2002 or so, very expensive, very cool) one piece of sales hype was – Soon, when your dishwasher breaks, you’ll just buy the STL for the part… Read More

Computer Pictures Magazine – Jan 1987

In 1984, I started working at the Ohio State Computer Graphics Research Group on a medical imaging project. In the same basement box with interview from fps magazine that I posted a bit ago, I found a few other… Read More

VSS 2018 – Shape scission: causal segmentation of shape

Warts, cracks, causal shape segmentation. Research on shape perception usually focuses on the estimation of local surface geometry through cues like stereopsis, shading, or texture. Here, we argue that observers use these shape estimates to infer other object… Read More

Shape metrics

Glaven Object Files

Glaven 13

I’ve posted the Glaven STL and OBJ object files in the Software, Data & Geometry section. Go have a look and let me know if you use them or even download them for that matter.

Statistical Shape of 3D Objects.

Statistical distribution of shape on a 3D object.   A bell pepper from Norman et al. Each color represents a class of shape ala Koenderink’s “Shape Index”. The histogram below shows the distribution along with a key to the… Read More

3-D printer helps save dying baby

More fun things we could do with the lab’s printer: 3-D printer helps save dying baby – For the full NEJM article, see