aCute A premium quality meshing software.


Implemented and licensed at the University of Florida, Gainesville
Partially funded by an NSF CAREER Award and an NSF Regular Grant
Contact: Alper Ungor, CISE Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611 ungoratcisedotufldotedu
Output Size Comparison
aCute creates smaller size triangulations. Tne number of Steiner points is almost the half of the number of Steiner points inserted by the previous Delaunay refinement methods.
aCute 
Triangle 


Smallest angle: 33, # Steiner points: 508,
# of triangles: 1564 
Smallest angle: 33, # Steiner points: 1608,
# of triangles: 3731 


Smallest angle: 30, # Steiner points: 1371,
# of triangles: 4012 
Smallest angle: 30, # Steiner points: 3976,
# of triangles: 8836 


Smallest angle: 30, # Steiner points: 2042,
# of triangles: 5319 
Smallest angle: 30, # Steiner points: 7334,
# of triangles: 15723 


Smallest angle: 30, # Steiner points: 279,
# of triangles: 1876 
Smallest angle: 30, # Steiner points: 750,
# of triangles: 956 


Smallest angle: 30, # Steiner points: 416,
# of triangles: 1715 
Smallest angle: 30, # Steiner points: 813,
# of triangles: 2506 


Smallest angle: 34, # Steiner points: 551,
# of triangles: 1621 
Smallest angle: 34, # Steiner points: 2820,
# of triangles: 6135 
Plot of average output size ratio of Triangle 1.4 and Triangle 1.6 with Algorithm 2 (our method) in
terms of the number of Steiner points vs. the constraint angle alpha for 40 data sets.