Reverse Engineering NURBS from scanned Point Clouds
There are some applications that can automatically create NURBS surfaces
from point clouds or meshes. Unfortunately the results are usually not
acceptable. These NURBS-models can hardly be edited, cause they consist
from many small patches and lot of surfaces with singularities.
I prefer to use the scanned data just as reference for modeling a clean
and logical NURBS-topology. The following pages show the re-engineering
of a yacht hull.