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|Title:||A Generative Approach to Meshing Geometry|
|Keywords:||Software Engineering;Software Engineering|
|Abstract:||<p>This thesis presents the design and implementation of a generative geometric kernel suitable for supporting a family of mesh generation programs. The kernel is designed as a program generator which is generic, parametric, type-safe. and maintainable. The generator can generate specialized code that has minimal traces of the design abstractions. We achieve genericity, understandability, and maintainability in the generator by a layered design that adopts its concepts from the affine geometry domain. We achieve parametricity and type-safety by using MetaOCaml's module system and its support for higher order modules. The cost of adopting natural domain abstractions is reduced by combining MetaOCaml's support for multi-stage programming with the technique of abstract interpretation.</p>|
|Appears in Collections:||Open Access Dissertations and Theses|
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