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Contact detection, collision forces and friction for physically based virtual world modeling
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Detection of contact and calculation of collision forces is an important problem in any kind of physical multi-body ... Read more..
The ThingWorld modeling system: virtual sculpting by modal forces
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We describe a real-time solid modeling system that is based on the physical analogy of forming clay by applying forces. ... Read more..