author = "Lozada, Luis A. P. and Mendon{\c{c}}a, C. X. and Stolfi, Jorge",
                title = "Visualization of three-dimensional maps",
                 year = "2000",
               editor = "Carvalho, Paulo Cezar Pinto and Walter, Marcelo",
                pages = "251--258",
         organization = "Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing, 13. 
            publisher = "IEEE Computer Society",
              address = "Los Alamitos",
                 note = "The conference was held in Gramado, RS, Brazil, from October 17 to 
             keywords = "data visualisation, three-dimensional map visualization, 3D 
                         manifold, topological polyhedra, combinatorial description, 
                         geometric realization, aesthetic criteria, energy functions, R/sup 
                         3/, multi-celled solid object, specialized rendering techniques, 
                         data visualization.",
             abstract = "A three-dimensional map is a partition of a 3D manifold into 
                         topological polyhedra. We consider the problem of visualizing the 
                         topology of a three-dimensional map given only its combinatorial 
                         description. Our solution starts by automatically constructing a 
                         {"}nice{"} geometric realization of the map in R/sup m/, for some 
                         m/spl ges/4. The geometric realization is chosen by optimizing 
                         certain aesthetic criteria, measured by energy functions. We then 
                         project this model to R/sup 3/, and display the resulting 
                         multi-celled solid object with a variety of specialized rendering 
  conference-location = "Gramado, RS, Brazil",
      conference-year = "October",
         organisation = "SBC - Brazilian Computer Society",
           targetfile = "251-258.pdf",
        urlaccessdate = "2020, Nov. 29"