Research Paper


Year Research Paper
Journal papers
2001 Menon, J. P., "The Telecom Vision: The Journey Begins", Utility Business, vol. 4, no. 9, pp. 40-42
2001 Kumar, K. G., Lipscpomb, J. S., Ramchandra, A., Chang, S., Gaddy, W. L., Leung, R., Wood, S., Zhang, L. J., Chen, J., and Menon, J. P., "The HotMedia Architecture: Progressive and Interactive Rich Media for the Internet", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 253-267
1999 Hartquist, E. E., Menon, J. P., Suresh, K., Voelcker, H. B., and Zagajac, J., "A Computing Strategy for Applications Involving Offsets, Sweeps, and Minkowski Operations", Computer-Aided Design, vol. 31, pp. 175-183
1998 Menon, J. P. And Guo, B., "Free-form Modeling in Bilateral Brep and CSG Representation Schemes", International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications, vol. 8, no. 5/6, pp. 537-575
1997 Menon, J. P., and Regli, W. C., "Technology Convergence toward Networked CAD'', Communications of the ACM, submitted
1997 Ge, Q. J., Chang, C., Varshney, and Menon, J. P., "On Motion Synthesis using Quaternions, Dual Quaternions, and Double Quaternions'', Journal of Applied Mechanisms and Robotics, submitted
1997 Varshney, A., Ge, Q. J., Menon, J. P., and Chang, C-F., "Double Quaternions for Motion Interpolation in Computer Graphics'', Visual Computer, submitted
1997 Menon, J. P., and Guo, B., ``Free-form Modeling with Low Degree Algebraic Patches in Bilateral Brep and CSG Schemes'', International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications, to appear
1997 Guo, B., Menon, J. P., and Willette, B., "Surface Reconstruction Using Alpha Shapes", Eurographics Computer Graphics Forum, pp. 177-190, vol. 16, no. 4
1997 Menon, J. P., "Accretive Brep-to-CSG Conversion for Free-form Solids using Point-Sampling Methods", International Journal of Shape Modeling, World Scientific Publishing Company
1996 Menon, J. P., and Regli, W. C., "Editorial: Network-Centric CAD", Computer-Aided Design, vol. 30, n0. 6, pp. 409
1996 Borrel, P., Cheng, K-S., Darmon, P., Kirchner, P., Lipscomb, J., Menon, J. P., Mittleman, J., Rossignac, J. R., Schneider, B-O., and Wolfe, R., "The IBM 3D Interaction Accelerator (3DIX)'', IBMJournal of Research and Development
1996 Guo, B., and Menon, J. P., ``Local Shape Control for Free-form Solids in Exact CSG Representations'', Computer-Aided Design, vol. 28, no. 6/7, pp. 483-493
May,1994 Menon, J. P., Marisa, R. J., and Zagajac, J., ``More Powerful Solid Modeling Through Ray Representations'', IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 22-35
March,1994 Menon, J. P., ``Constructive Shell Representations for Free-From Surfaces and Solids'', IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 24-36,
Dec-93 Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``Toward a Comprehensive Formulation of NC Verification as a Mathematical and Computational Problem'', Journal of Design and Manufacturing, Chapman and Hall Publishers, London, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 263-278
Jun-93 Menon, J. P., and Robinson, D. M., ``Advanced NC Verification via Massively Parallel RayCasting: Extensions to New Phenomena and Geometric Domains'', ASME Manufacturing Review, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 141-154,
Dec-91 Ellis, J. L., Kedem, G., Lyerly, T. C., Thielman, D. G., Marisa, R. J., Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``The RayCasting Engine and Ray Representations: A Technical Summary'', International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 347-380,
February 1991 Ellis, J. L., Kedem, G., Marisa, R. J., Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., "Breaking Barriers in Solid Modeling'', ASME Mechanical Engineering (CIME section), vol. 113, no. 2, pp. 28-34
January 1991 Menon, J. P., ``Solid Modeling in CAD/CAM and Robotics'', lecture notes, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research}, ed. R. Sambasivan, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi (India), vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 52-56, Golden Jubilee issue
Conference Papers
January, 1999 Desai, R., and Menon, J. P., ``Low Bitrate Representation of Cylindrical Volume Grids using Chebyshev Bases -- Direct Section Computation, Synthesis and Reconstruction", SPIE EI'99: Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, San Jose, California, 23-27
1998 Desai, R., and Menon, J. P., ``Application of Chebyshev Bases to Cylindrical Volume Grids", IEEE Visualization - Late Breaking Hot Topics
1998 Varshney, A., Ge, Q. J, Menon, J. P., and Chang, C-F., "Double Quaternions for Motion Interpolation", Graphics Interface 98, Canada
April, 1998 Guo, J., Guo, B., and Menon, J. P., "Region Boundary Approximations of Sweep and Minkowski Operations", CSG-98 Set Theoretic Solid Modeling Techniques and Applications, Bath, UK, 1-3
October 12-15, 1997 Ge, Q. J., Chang, C., Varshney, and Menon, J. P., "On Motion Synthesis using Quaternions, Dual Quaternions, and Double Quaternions'', 5th National Applied Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio
September 14-17, 1997 Menon, J. P., Desai, R., and Buckey, J., "Constraint-Based Reverse Engineering from Ultrasound Cross Sections'', Proc. ASME DETC-97 Design for Manufacturing Conference, Sacramento, Calfornia
October 19-24, 1997 Desai, R., Menon, J., Guo, B., Buckey, J., and Pearce, J., "Feature Preserving Volume Reconstruction'', IEEE Visualization-97, Phoenix, Arizona
Aug-97 Mittleman, J. D., and Menon, J. P., "Fast Polygonal Simplification with Vertex Cluster Trees'', ACM SIGGRAPH-97 Technical Sketches, Los Angeles, California
March 3-6, 1997 Menon, J. P., "CSG Constructs for Free-form Solids Bounded by Implicit Algebraic Patches",Shape Modeling International '97, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
March 3-6, 1997 Menon, J. P., ``Representation Schemes and Impact on Algorithms", Shape Modeling International '97, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
March 3-6, 1997 Menon, J. P., "An Introduction to Implicit Techniques", Shape Modeling International '97, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
March 3-6, 1997 Menon, J., "Collaborative Visualization and Modeling", Shape Modeling International '97, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
8-14 February, 1997 Desai, R., and Menon, J. P., ``Hybrid Pyramidal/Vector-Quantized Volume Compression", SPIE EI'97: Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, San Jose, California
7-8 October, 1996 Menon, J. P., ``Ray-reps for Free-form Modeling: Line Membership Classification on CSRs", Second Eurographics Workshop on Implicit Surfaces, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
August 18-22, 1996 Menon, J. P., and Horn, W. P., ``Virtual Prototyping of Product Structure in Product Data Management", Proc. ASME DETC-96 Design for Manufacturing Conference, University of California, Irvine, pp. 1304.1-14
Aug-96 Menon, J. P., "CSG Constructs for Free-form Solids Bounded by Implicit Algebraic Patches", SIGGRAPH 96 Course Notes: Implicit Surfaces for Geometric Modeling and Computer Graphics, New Orleans
August 1996 Menon, J. P., ``Representation Schemes and Impact on Algorithms", SIGGRAPH 96 Course Notes: Implicit Surfaces for Geometric Modeling and Computer Graphics, New Orleans
Aug-96 Menon, J. P., "An Introduction to Implicit Techniques", SIGGRAPH 96 Course Notes: Implicit Surfaces for Geometric Modeling and Computer Graphics, New Orleans
April 17-19, 1996 Menon, J. P., and Guo, B., ``A Framework for Sculptured Solids in Exact CSG Representation", CSG-96 Set Theoretic Solid Modeling Techniques and Applications, published by Information Geometers, Winchester, UK, pp. 141-157
April 15-16, 1996 Menon, J. P., and Srinivasan, V., ``A Decade of Teaching Geometry: A New York Experience", Teaching Solid Modeling Workshop, published by Information Geometers, Winchester, UK, pp. 1-8
March 25-27, 1996 Menon, J. P., ``Research Frontiers of Modeling and Simulation in Design and Manufacturing", IEEE ACE Electronics in Manufacturing Systems Conference, New Delhi, India, pp. 1-11
May 17-19, 1995 Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``On the Completeness and Conversion of Ray Representations of Arbitrary Solids'', Proc. Third ACM/IEEE Symposium on Solid Modeling and Applications, ed. C. Hoffmann and J. Rossignac, Salt Lake City, Utah, pp. 175-186
May 17-19, 1995 Menon, J. P., ``The Power of Implicit Quadrics in Shape Modeling'', International Conference on Shape Modeling: Parallelism, Interactivity and Applications, University of Aizu, Japan
24-29 July 1994 Menon, J. P., ``Massively Parallel Hybrid Brep/CSG Processing for Geometric Modeling and Graphics'', SIGGRAPH'94 Technical Sketches Program,, Orlando, Florida
13-15 June 1994 Schneider, B-O., Borrel, P., Menon, J. P., Mittleman, J., and Rossignac, J. R., ``Brush as a Walk-through System for Architectural Models'', Proc. 5-th Eurographics Workshop on Rendering, Darmstadt, Germany, pp. 389-399
April 13-15, 1994 Menon, J. P., Marisa, R. J., and Voelcker, H. B., "Theoretical Relative Efficiency of the RayCasting Engine, A Parallel CSG Classification Computer'', CSG94: Set-theoretic Solid Modeling Techniquesand Applications, published by Information Geometers, Winchester, UK, pp. 225-250
May 19-21, 1993 Menon, J. P., ``An Introduction to Constructive Shell Representations for Free-Form Surfaces and Solids'', Proc. Second ACM/IEEE Symposium on Solid Modeling and Applications, ed. J. Rossignac, J. Turner, and G. Allen, Montreal, Canada, pp. 23-34
1993 Menon, J. P., ``The RayCasting Engine and Ray Representations for Solid Modeling: A Research Synopsis'', Graphics, Design and Visualization, ed. S. P. Mudur and S. N. Pattanaik, IFIP Transactions, Elsevier Science Publishers B. V. (North Holland), vol. B-9, pp. 241-257
February 22-26, 1993 Menon, J. P., "Highly Parallel Computing for Solid Modeling", Proc. ICCG93 - International Conference on Computer Graphics, IFIP TC5-WG5.2 WG5.10 and Computer Society of India (CSI), Bombay, India, pp. 291-306
January 6-8, 1993 Voelcker, H. B., Hartquist, E. E., Marisa, R. J., Menon, J. P., Parratt, S. W., Robinson, D. M., and Zagajac, J., ``Research in Solid Modeling and Mechanical Tolerancing'', Proc. The 1993 NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Grantees Conference, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, pp. 1479-1488
Nov. 8-13, 1992 Menon, J. P., and Robinson, D. M., ``High Performance NC Verification via Massively Parallel RayCasting: Extensions to New Phenomena and Geometric Domains'', Proc. Symposium on Concurrent Engineering, 1992 ASME Winter Annual Meeting}, Anaheim, California, pp. 179-194
Nov. 8-13, 1992 Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``Toward a Comprehensive Formulation of NC Verification as a Mathematical and Computational Problem'', Proc. Symposium on Concurrent Engineering, 1992 ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, pp. 147-164
January 8-10, 1992 Marisa, R. J., Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``CAD/CAM Applications of Ray Representations'', Proc. The 1992 NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference, SME, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 737-742
June 5-7, 1991 Ellis, J. L., Kedem, G., Lyerly, T. C., Thielman, D. G., Marisa, R. J., Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``The RayCasting Engine and Ray Representations'', Proc. First ACM/SIGGRAPH Symposium on Solid Modeling Foundations and CAD/CAM Applications, ed. J. Rossignac and J. Turner, Austin, Texas, pp. 255-267
June 17-21, 1990 Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``Automatic Verification of NC Programs'', extended abstract, IFIP WG5.2 Workshop on Geometric Modeling, Rensselaerville, New York
August 20-24, 1989 Voelcker, H. B., and Menon, J. P., ``Contemporary CNC Machining Technology'', Proc. International Symposium on Steel Product-Process Integration, ed. J. D. Boyd; 28-th Annual Conf. of Metallurgists of CIM, Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada), pp. 12-33
September 7-15, 1988 Hartquist, E. E., Menon, J. P., and Sungurtekin, U. A., ``Solid Modeller Based Machining'', Proc. National Machine Tool Builders'Association 4-th Biennial International Manufacturing Technology Conference, Chicago, Illinois, pp. 7.23-7.38
Technical Reports - Not yet published as papers
1999 1. Kumar, K. G., Lipscomb, J. S., Ramchandra, A., Chang, S., Gaddy, W. L., Lueng, R., Wood, S., Zhang, L-J., Chen, J., and Menon, J. P., "The HotMedia Architecture: Progressive and Interactive Rich Media for the Internet",IBMResearch Report RC 21519, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1997 Luken, W. L., Lipscomb, J. L, Cheng, K-S., Gaddy, W., Heger, W., and Menon, J. P., "PanoramIX: Photorealistic Multimedia 3D Scenery", IBM Research Report RC 21145, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1992 Menon, J. P., ``Constructive Shell Representations for Free-Form Surfaces and Solids'', Cornell Programmable Automation Report CPA92-5, Ph.D. Dissertation, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
1991 Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``Mathematical Foundations I: Set Theoretic Properties of Ray Representations and Minkowski Operations on Solids'', Cornell Programmable Automation Report CPA91-9, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
November 1991 Marisa, R. J., Menon, J. P., and Thielman, D. G., ``The RayCasting Engine User's Guide'', Cornell Programmable Automation Report CPA91-8, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Jul-89 Menon, J. P., "A Summary of Issues and Opportunities Associated with the RayCasting Engine", Cornell Programmable Automation Report, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Nov-88 Menon, J. P., ``P2NC: Automatic NC Simulator/Verifier'', Cornell Programmable Automation User's Manual UM-11/2.2, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
Menon, J. P., ``P2NC - Command Summary'', Cornell Programmable Automation Document PNCG-02, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Menon, J. P., ``P2NC - Primer'', Cornell Programmable Automation Document PNCG-01, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
May-86 Menon, J. P., and Arora, A., ``Longitudinal Track Train Dynamics'', Mechanical Engineering B.Tech Report, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India
Aug-85 Menon, J. P., ``Designing a Sequence Control for a Fully Automatic Work Station -- Pneumatic Press and Index Table'', Switchgear Technical Training Cell (STTC) Report, Larsen \& Toubro Ltd., Powai, Bombay, India
Papers In Preparation
1996 Desai, R., Menon, J. P., and Guo, B., ``Generation of Feature Specific 3D Shapes from Noisy and Sparse Image Ensembles II: INTERPOLATION", IBM Research Report xxx}, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Desai, R., Menon, J. P., and Guo, B., ``Generation of Feature Specific 3D Shapes from Noisy and Sparse Image Ensembles I: FILTERING", IBM Research Report xxx, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., Borrel, P., and Kirchner, P., ``Collaborative Design with Interactive 3D Graphics", IBM Research Report xxx, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., and Horn, W. P., ``Virtual Prototyping in PDM", IBM Research Report xxx, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., "Mixing Prismatic and Sculptured Boundaries", IBM Research Report xxx, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York,
1993 6. Crosnier, A. M., Menon, J. P., and Rossignac, J. R., ``Interference Detection in Large Static Assemblies'', IBM Research Report xxx, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
Technical Reports -- Published as Papers
1996 Desai, R., and Menon, J. P., ``Hybrid Pyramidal/Vector-Quantized Volume Compression", IBM Research Report RC xxxxx, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., ``Ray-reps for Free-form Modeling: Line Membership Classification on CSRs", IBM Research Report RC 20571, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., "CSG Constructs for Free-form Solids Bounded by Implicit Algebraic Patches", IBM Research Report RC 20494, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., "Representation Schemes and Impact on Algorithms", IBM Research Report RC 20492, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., "An Introduction to Implicit Techniques", IBM Research Report RC 20493, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., and Srinivasan, V., ``A Decade of Teaching Geometry: A New York Experience", IBM Research Report RC 20430, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., ``Research Frontiers of Modeling and Simulation for Design and Manufacturing", IBM Research Report RC 20429, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., and Guo, B., ``A Framework for Sculptured Solids in Exact CSG Representation", IBM Research Report RC 20379, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1996 Menon, J. P., and Horn, W. P., ``Virtual Prototyping of Product Structure in Product Data Management", IBM Research Report RC 20378, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1995 Borrel, P., Cheng, K-S., Darmon, P., Kirchner, P., Lipscomb, J., Menon, J. P., Mittleman, J., Rossignac, J. R., Schneider, B-O., and Wolfe, R., ``The IBM 3D Interaction Accelerator (3DIX)'', IBMResearch Report RC 20302, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1995 Guo, B., and Menon, J. P., ``Local Shape Control for Free-form Solids in Exact CSG Representations'', IBM Research Report RC 20051, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1995 Menon, J. P., and Guo, B., ``Free-form Modeling with Low Degree Algebraic Patches in Bilateral Brep and CSG Schemes'', IBM Research Report RC 20050, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1995 Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``On the Completeness and Conversion of Ray Representations of Arbitrary Solids'', IBM Research Report RC 19935, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1994 Menon, J. P., ``The Power of Implicit Quadrics in Shape Modeling'', IBM Research Report RC 19670, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
1994 Menon, J. P., ``Massively Parallel Hybrid Brep/CSG Processing for Geometric Modeling and Graphics'', IBM Research Report RC 19669, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
may,1994 Schneider, B-O., Borrel, P., Menon, J. P., Mittleman, J., and Rossignac, J. R., ``Brush as a Walk-through System for Architectural Models'', IBM Research Report RC 19638, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
March,1994 Menon, J. P., Marisa, R. J., and Zagajac, J., ``More Powerful Solid Modeling Through Ray Representations'', IBM Research Report RC 19482, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
Jan-94 Menon, J. P., Marisa, R. J., and Voelcker, H. B., ``Theoretical Relative Efficiency of the RayCasting Engine, a Parallel CSG Classification Computer'', IBM Research Report RC 19351, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
Dec-93 Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H.B., ``Toward a Comprehensive Formulation of NC Verification as a Mathematical and Computational Problem'', IBM Research Report RC 19286, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
May-93 Menon, J. P., and Robinson, D. M., ``Advanced NC Verification via Massively Parallel Raycasting'', IBM Research Report RC 18892, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
Dec-92 Menon, J. P., ``The RayCasting Engine and Ray Representations for Solid Modeling: A Research Synopsis'', IBM Research Report RC 18573, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
Oct-92 Menon, J. P., ``Constructive Shell Representations for Free-form Surfaces and Solids'', IBM Research Report RC 18450, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
Sep-92 Voelcker, H. B., Hartquist, E. E., Marisa, R. J., Menon, J. P., Parratt, S. W., Robinson, D. M., and Zagajac, J., ``Research in Solid Modeling and Mechanical Tolerancing'', Cornell ProgrammableAutomation Report CPA92-10, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Jun-91 Ellis, J. L., Kedem, G., Lyerly, T. C., Thielman, D. G., Marisa, R. J., Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``The RayCasting Engine and Ray Representations'', Cornell Programmable Automation Report CPA91-2, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Feb-91 Ellis, J. L., Kedem, G., Marisa, R. J., Menon, J. P., and Voelcker, H. B., ``Breaking Barriers in Solid Modeling'', Cornell Programmable Automation Report CPA90-2, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Aug-89 Voelcker, H. B., and Menon, J. P., ``Contemporary CNC Machining Technology'', Cornell Programmable Automation Report CPA89-2, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York