Prof. Jarek Rossignac's patents

US05027292. 06/25/1991. Multiple depth buffers for graphics and solid modelling. Rossignac, Epstein, Gharachorloo, Jansen, Zoulas

US05159512. 10/27/1992. Construction of Minkowski sums and derivatives morphological combinations of arbitrary polyhedra in CAD/CAM systems. Evans, O'Connor, Rossignac

US05283860. 02/01/1994. System and method for displaying trimmed surfaces using bitplane masking. Einkauf, Rossignac, Vanover, Wu

US05359704. 10/25/1994. Method for selecting silhouette and visible edges in wire frame images in a computer graphics display system. Rossignac, van Emmerick

US05402532. 03/28/1995. Direct display of CSG expression by use of depth buffers. Epstein, Rossignac,Wu

US05428716. 06/27/1995. Solid-clip methodology and architecture for clipping solid models and displaying cross-sections using depth-buffers. Brokenshire, Megahed, Rossignac, Schneider

US05448686. 09/05/1995. Multi-resolution graphic representation employing at least one simplified model for interactive visualization applications. Borrel, Rossignac

US05497453. 03/05/1996. Method and apparatus for detecting and visualizing interferences between solids. Megahed, Rossignac , Schneider

US05708764. 01/13/1998. Hotlinks between an annotation window and graphics window for interactive 3D graphics. Borrel, Cheng, Menon, Rossignac

US05764217. 06/09/1998. Schematic guided control of the view point of a graphics processing and display system. Borrel, Kirchner, Lipscomb, Menon, Rossignac, Wolfe.

US05796386. 08/18/1998. Precise calibration procedure for sensor-based view point control system. Lipscomb, Menon, Rossignac, Wolfe

US05825369. 10/20/1998. Compression of simple geometric models using spanning trees. Rossignac, Taubin

US05872572. 02/16/1999. Method and apparatus for generating non-uniform resolution image data. Rossignac

US05905507. 05/18/1999. Compression of geometric models using spanning trees. Rossignac, Taubin

US05926182. 07/20/1999. Efficient rendering utilizing user defined shields and windows. Menon, Rossignac

US05926183. 07/20/1999. Efficient rendering utilizing user defined rooms and windows. Menon, Rossignac

US06719290. 04/06/2004. Systems and methods for encoding tetrahedral meshes. Rossignac, Szymczak

US07047143. 12/28/2004. Digital Clay Apparatus and Method. Allen, Book, Ebert-Uphoff, Glazer, Rosen, Rossignac.

WO2004/040517. 05/13/2004. A1 Method and System of encoding the connectivity of a triangle meshes, Coors, Rossignac