Neural, Parallel & Scientific Computations
Volume 5, 1997
CONTENTS
Ruibin Qu and Ravi P. Agarwal Developments and applications of the Gregory surface patches 
1 
Xuefu Wang and Fuhua (Frank) Cheng Surface design based on Hermite spline Interpolation with tension control and optimal twist vectors 
37 
Helmut Pottmann General offset surfaces 
58 
D. Blackmore, M.C. Lue, L.P.Wang, and
H.Jiang Swept volumes: a retrospective and prospective view 
81 
Luiz Velho, Jonas de Miranda Gomes, and
Demetri Terzopoulos Implicit manifolds, triangulations and dynamics 
103 
ChingKuang Shene Blending with affine and projective Dupin cyclides 
121 
Claudia Bangert and Hartmut Prautzsch Circle and sphere as rational splines 
153 
Kenji Ueda Circular Bezier arcs as rational Pythagoreanhodograph curves 
163 
Joab R. Winkler An illconditioned problem in computer aided geometric design 
179 
Marco D'Apuzzo and Lucia Maddalena A parallel algorithm for parametric cubic Bspline curves interpolation 
201 
Ruibin Qu, M. Sarfraz, and D. Liu A new approach to the improvement of surface triangulations using local algorithms 
221 
QinZhong Ye An O(N) algorithm for computing the convex hull of a finite set of planer points 
239 
P. GonzalezCasanova A Hilbertian approach to quasi interpolation methods 
257 
Ruibin Qu and M. Sarfraz Efficient method for curve interpolation with monotonicity preservation and shape control 
275 
Otto Roschel Remarks on CG^{1}continuity of adjacent rational Bezier patches 
289 
D. J. Evans and Z.. Zainuddin Acceleration of the backpropagation through dynamic adaptation of the momentum 
297 
M. Beheshti, A. Berrashed, A.
de Korvin, C. Hu & O. Sirisaengtaksin Fuzzy Petri Nets for decision making in uncertain and variable environments 
309 
G. I. Mousadis, T. A.
Tsiligirides and M. P. Bekakos Analysis of some adaptive, feedback based schemes with applications to high speed data networks 
325 
B. K. S. Cheung and
Albert C. L. Ng An efficient search method for nonsmooth nonlinear optimization problems with mostly simple constraints 
335 
J. Wang, J. Dodds and W.
Miranker Principal component analysis for place recognition 
347 
N. R. Pal and K. K.
Chitalapudi A connectionist system for feature selection 
359 
Bruce E. Rosen and James
M. Goodwin Optimizing neural networks using very fast simulated reannealing 
383 
J. W. Mooney A computational study of criticality in a degenerate quenching problem using a nonstandard three point finite difference scheme 
393 
C. H. Chen and Liwen Yu A learning algorithm for modified recurrent neural networks 
409 
M. B. Zaremba, W. J.
Bock and E. Porada Building approximation networks through combined numerical and qualitative geometric analysis 
419 
ICheng Yeh Modeling chaotic dynamical systems using extendedneuron networks 
429 
G. A. Anastassiou Weak convergence of squashing neural network operators studied asymptotically 
441 
G. E. Haramis A study on information systems reliability 
451 
Q. Song and J. Xiao On the convergence performance of multilayered NN tracking controller 
461 
M. Vajtersic Massively parallel algorithms for a multiplication of matrices 
471 
I. Popescu Artificial neural network model for solution space control in KBES 
481 
W. Pedrycz Neural networks and uncertainty: A study in system interfaces 
497 
H. Lin, G. Chen and M.
Wang Program transformation from unity to gamma based on temporal semantics 
513 
M. M. Chawla and M. A.
AlZanaidi Doublestride methods for oscillatory problems 
537 
K. Goulianas, M.
Adamopoulos and K. G. Margaritis Structured artificial neural networks for fast batch LMS Algorithms 
551 
Volume Index

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Author Index

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