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Algebraic Representations in Computer-Aided Design for complEx Shapes

Objective

ARCADES aims at disrupting the traditional paradigm in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) by exploiting cutting-edge research in mathematics and algorithm design. Geometry is now a critical tool in a large number of key applications; somewhat surprisingly, however, several approaches of the CAD industry are outdated, and 3D geometry processing is becoming increasingly the weak link. This is alarming in sectors where CAD faces new challenges arising from fast point acquisition, big data, and mobile computing, but also in robotics, simulation, animation, fabrication and manufacturing where CAD strives to address crucial societal and market needs. The challenge taken up by ARCADES is to invert the trend of CAD industry lagging behind mathematical breakthroughs and to build the next generation of CAD software based on strong foundations from algebraic geometry, differential geometry, scientific computing, and algorithm design. Our game-changing methods lead to real-time modelers for architectural geometry and visualisation, to isogeometric and design-through-analysis software for shape optimisation, and marine design & hydrodynamics, and to tools for motion design, robot kinematics, path planning, and control of machining tools. One of the Network SMEs estimates that the innovative impact of ARCADES may enable them to get ahead of competition for up to 2 years, thus benefiting about 40% of their customers. The participants span a multidisciplinary and multisectoral spectrum for realising our vision, all being international leaders at various stages of the pipeline. They form an outstanding ecosystem for training the next generation of applied mathematicians, computer scientists and engineers for achieving our scientific breakthroughs, and who are equipped with a double career advantage: excellent research training, and exposure to industrial research environments through a nexus of secondments among Universities, Research and Innovation Centers, and industrial teams.

Field of science

  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/software
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/computational science
  • /natural sciences/mathematics/pure mathematics/geometry
  • /natural sciences/mathematics
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/data science/big data
  • /natural sciences/mathematics/pure mathematics/algebra/algebraic geometry

Call for proposal

H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015
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Funding Scheme

MSCA-ITN-ETN - European Training Networks

Coordinator

ATHINA-EREVNITIKO KENTRO KAINOTOMIAS STIS TECHNOLOGIES TIS PLIROFORIAS, TON EPIKOINONION KAI TIS GNOSIS
Address
Artemidos 6 Kai Epidavrou
151 25 Maroussi
Greece
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 484 773,84

Participants (8)

UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 247 872,96
Address
Gran Via De Les Corts Catalanes 585
08007 Barcelona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE ENINFORMATIQUE ET AUTOMATIQUE
France
EU contribution
€ 788 626,80
Address
Domaine De Voluceau Rocquencourt
78153 Le Chesnay Cedex
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITAT LINZ
Austria
EU contribution
€ 255 934,08
Address
Altenberger Strasse 69
4040 Linz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
STIFTELSEN SINTEF

Participation ended

Norway
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Strindveien 4
7034 Trondheim
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 546 575,76
Address
Richmond Street 16
G1 1XQ Glasgow
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET WIEN
Austria
EU contribution
€ 255 934,08
Address
Karlsplatz 13
1040 Wien
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Evolute GmbH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 255 934,08
Address
Sonnbergstraße 101/8
2380 Perchtoldsdorf
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SINTEF AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 572 550,48
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim
Activity type
Research Organisations

Partners (5)

HELLENIC REGISTER OF SHIPPING S.A.
Greece
Address
Akti Miaouli 23
18535 Keratsini / Pireas
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
HUE
Norway
Address

Oslo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TOPSOLID
France
Address
Rue Du Bois Sauvage 7
91055 Evry
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RISC SOFTWARE GMBH
Austria
Address
Softwarepark 35
4232 Hagenberg
Activity type
Research Organisations
INTERNATIONAL TECHNEGROUP LIMITED
United Kingdom
Address
4 Carisbrooke Court Buckinway Business Park Anderson Road
CB24 4UQ Swavesey Cambridge
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)