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Given a 3D mesh I need to visualize and analyze properties and elements generated from the object such as:

  • tensors
  • coplanar/similar elements ( coplanar faces, aligned vertices, etc etc, 3D geometry basically )
  • normals
  • grouped faces

I'm especially interested in tensors and in any property that I can use to simplify and understand some linear algebra computation.

Do you know about any tool like the one I'm looking for ?

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Can you explain why you think this might be a GIS problem? –  BradHards Apr 12 '13 at 11:38
    
@BradHards it's about topology –  user2244984 Apr 12 '13 at 12:16
    
This book may interest you: Joseph O'Rourke 1998, Computational Geometry in C, cs.smith.edu/~orourke/books/compgeom.html –  markusN Apr 12 '13 at 15:46
    
@markusN I appreciate that but I don't care about manipulating the mesh, I'm interested only in studying its properties –  user2244984 Apr 12 '13 at 15:57
    
no one with this problem ? no one needs to take a look at mesh properties ? –  user2244984 Apr 13 '13 at 8:25

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