The CGAL Open Source Project is pleased to announce the release 4.10 Beta 1
of CGAL, the Computational Geometry Algorithms Library. CGAL version 4.10 Beta 1 is a public testing release. It should provide a solid ground to report bugs that need to be tackled before the release of the final version of CGAL 4.10 in May. Besides fixes and general enhancement to existing packages, the following has changed since CGAL 4.9: * Installation - The minimum required version of CMake is now 3.1. All CMake versions up to 3.7 are supported. * Generalized Maps (new package) - This package implements Generalized Maps in d dimensions. A generalized map is a data structure enabling to represent an orientable or non orientable subdivided object by describing all the cells of the subdivision (for example in 3D vertices, edges, faces, volumes) and all the incidence and adjacency relationships between these cells. This data structure is the generalization of the combinatorial maps in order to be able to represent non orientable objects. * 3D Point Set (new package) - This package provides a flexible data structure CGAL::Point_set_3 that allows the user to easily handle point sets with an arbitrary number of attributes (such as normal vectors, colors, labeling, etc.). Note also that the advanced API of a few CGAL packages have change in an incompatible way: - Triangulated Surface Mesh Shortest Paths - CGAL and the Boost Graph Library (BGL) - 2D and 3D Linear Geometry Kernel - 2D Triangulations - 3D Triangulations See http://www.cgal.org/2017/04/20/cgal410-beta1/ for a complete list of changes. Breaking changes are highlighted with a bold "Breaking change". The CGAL project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, easy-to-use, and efficient C++ software library of geometric data structures and algorithms, like - triangulations (2D constrained triangulations, Delaunay triangulations and periodic triangulations in 2D and 3D), - Voronoi diagrams (for 2D and 3D points, 2D additively weighted Voronoi diagrams, and segment Voronoi diagrams), - Boolean operations on polygons and polyhedra, - regularized Boolean operations on polygons with curved arcs - arrangements of curves, - mesh generation (2D, 3D and surface mesh generation, surface mesh subdivision and parametrization), - alpha shapes (in 2D and 3D), - convex hull algorithms (in 2D, 3D and dD), - operations on polygons (straight skeleton and offset polygon), - search structures (kd trees for nearest neighbor search, and range and segment trees), - interpolation (natural neighbor interpolation and placement of streamlines), - optimization algorithms (smallest enclosing sphere of points or spheres, smallest enclosing ellipsoid of points, principal component analysis), - kinetic data structures Some modules are distributed under the terms of the LGPL Open Source license (GNU Lesser General Public License v3 or later versions). Most modules are distributed under the terms of the GPL Open Source license (GNU General Public License v3 or later versions). If your intended usage does not meet the criteria of the aforementioned licenses, a commercial license can be purchased from GeometryFactory (http://www.geometryfactory.com/). For further information and for downloading the library and its documentation, please visit the CGAL web site: http://www.cgal.org/ -- Laurent Rineau, PhD R&D Engineer at GeometryFactory http://www.geometryfactory.com/ Release Manager of the CGAL Project http://www.cgal.org/ -- You are currently subscribed to cgal-discuss. To unsubscribe or access the archives, go to https://sympa.inria.fr/sympa/info/cgal-discuss |
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