Representative Publications

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Kai Tang

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Representative Journal Publications


P158      Dong HE, …, and Kai Tang, “Feedrate-preserved motion planning for five-axis directed energy deposition of freeform metal parts”, Journal of Additive Manufacturing, accepted, July 2024.

P157      Joseph Jayakody, Tak Yu Lau, and Kai Tang, “Topological awareness towards collision-free multi-axis curved layer additive manufacturing”, Journal of Additive Manufacturing, Volume 88, 25 May 2024, 104247.

P156      Jiancheng Hao and Kai Tang, “Efficient cutting path planning for a non-spherical tool based on an iso-scallop height distance field”, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, accepted, Nov. 2023.

P155      Zhaoyu Li and Kai Tang, “Efficient five-axis scanning-inspection path planning for complex freeform surfaces”, Journal of Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Volume 86, April 2024, 102687.

P154      Xiangyu Li, Junxue Ren, and Kai Tang, “Efficient machining of a complex blisk channel using a disc cutter”, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, Volume 37 (1), Jan. 2024, pp. 414-437.


P153      Tak Yu Lau and Kai Tang, “Partition-based print sequence planning and adaptive slicing for scalar field-based multi-axis additive manufacturing”, Journal of Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 163, Oct. 2023.

P152      Danjie Bi, Molong Duan, Tak Yu Lau, Fubao Xie, and Kai Tang, “Strength-enhanced volume decomposition for multi-directional additive manufacturing”, Journal of Additive Manufacturing, Vol. 69, May 2023, 103529.

P151      Zhao ZHANG, Feng JIANG, Ming LUO, Baohai WU, Dinghua ZHANG, and Kai Tang, “Geometric error measuring, modeling, and compensation for CNC machine tools: A review”, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, accepted, Mar. 2023.

P150      Dong He and Kai Tang, “Collision-conscious multi-pass flank milling of complicated parts based on stripification”, Journal of Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 157, Apr. 2023.

P149      Joseph Jayakody and Kai Tang, “Convexity and Surface Quality Enhanced Curved Slicing for Support-Free Multi-Axis Fabrication”, Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 2023, 7(1), 9.

P148      Xiaoke Deng and Kai Tang, “A new visual-guided and partition-based multi-setup 3D printing system”, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 67, pages 35-56, April 2023.


P147      Jiancheng Hao and Kai Tang, “Partition-based five-axis tool path generation for freeform surface machining using a non-spherical tool”, Journal of Computational Design and Engineering, Vol. 9(5), Pages 1585–1601, October 2022.

P146      Haonan Guo, Yingguang Li, Changqing Liu,Yang Ni, and Kai Tang, “A Deformation Force Monitoring Method for Aero-Engine Casing Machining Based on Deep Autoregressive Network and Kalman Filter”, Journal of Applied Sciences, 12(14), 7014, July. 2022.

P145      Xinxin Lu, Yuansheng Zhou, Dong He, Fangyan Zheng, Kai Tang, and Jinyuan Tang, “A novel two-variable optimization algorithm of TCA for the design of face gear drives”, Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 175, Sept. 2022.

P144      Yamin Li, Dong He, Shangqin, Kai Tang, and Jihong Zhou, "Vector field-based curved layer slicing and path planning for multi-axis printing", Journal of Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 77, Oct. 2022.

P143      Zhauyu Li, Pengcheng Hu, and Kai Tang, "Five-axis trochoidal sweep scan path planning for free-form surface inspection", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 20(2), April 2023 (first published online in Feb. 2022).

P142      Fubao Xie and Kai Tang, “Volume Decomposition for Multi-axis Support-free and Gouging-free Printing based on Ellipsoidal Slicing”, Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 143, Feb. 2022.

P141      Shenghui Wang, Yuansheng Zhou, Jinyuan Tang, and Kai Tang, "Digital tooth contact analysis of face gear drives with an accurate measurement model offace gear tooth surface inspected by CMMs", Journal of Mechanism and Machines Theory, Vol. 167, Jan., 2022.

P140      Zhaoyu Li and Kai Tang, "Kinematics-based five-axis trochoidal milling process planning for deep and curved slots", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 144 (2), Feb. 2022.


P139      G.Urbikain Pelayo, D.Olvera-Trejo, M.Luo, K.Tang, L.N.Lσpez de Lacalle, A.Elνas-Zuρig, “A model-based sustainable productivity concept for the best decision-making in rough milling operations”, Journal of Measurement, Vol. 186, Dec. 2021.

P138      Danjie Bi, Fubao Xie, and Kai Tang, "Generation of Efficient Iso-planar Printing Path for Multi-axis FDM Printing", Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 5(2), 59, 2021.

P137      Zhaoyu Li, Qianhang Yan, and Kai Tang, "Multi-pass adaptive tool path generation for flank milling of thin-walled workpieces based on the deflection constraints", Vol 68, Part A, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, pp. 690-705, Aug. 2021.

P136      Dong He and Kai Tang, "Quasi-developable and signed multi-strip approximation of a surface mesh for efficient flank milling", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 140 (special issue of 2021 Solid and Physical Modeling Conference), Nov. 2021.

P135      Xiangyu Li, Junxue Ren, and Kai Tang, "Collaborative optimization of conical cutter sequence for efficient multi-axis machining of deep curved cavities", Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 66, pp 407-423, June 2021.

P134      Yamin Li and Kai Tang, "Multi-axis support-free printing of freeform parts with lattice infill structures", Journal of Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 133, April 2021.

P133      Zhaoyu Li and Kai Tang, "Partition-based five-axis toolpath generation for freeform surface machining using a non-spherical tool", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 58, Part A, pp. 248-262, Jan. 2021.

P132      Zhaoyu Li and Kai Tang, "A variable-depth multi-layer five-axis trochoidal milling method for machining deep freeform 3D slots", Journal of Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 68, April 2021.

P131      Yao-an Lu and Kai Tang, "Collision-free and smooth joint motion planning for six-axis industrial robots by redundancy optimization", Journal of Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 68, April 2021.

P130      Dong He and Kai Tang, "Geodesic distance field-based process planning for five-axis machining of complicated parts", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 143(6), June 2021.


P129      Zhongxi Zhang, Ming Luo, Kai Tang, and Dinghua Zhang, "A new in-process method for reducing the residual stresses induced deformation of thin-walled parts", Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Vol.59,pp. 316-325, Nov. 2020.

P128      Fubao Xie and Kai Tang, "A potential field based multi-axis printing path generation algorithm", International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 33 (12), pp. 1277-1299, 2020.

P127      X. Wang and Kai Tang, "A skeleton-based process planning framework for support-free 3+2-axis printing of multi-branch freeform parts", Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 110, Aug. 2020.

P126      X. Hao, Y. Li, C. Liu, and Kai Tang, "An allowance allocation method based on dynamic approximation via online inspection data for deformation control of structured parts", Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, Vol. 33(12), pp. 3495-3508, Dec. 2020.

P125      Jingting Xu, Longkun Xu, Zhen Geng, Yuwen Sun, and Kai Tang, "3D surface topography simulation and experiments for ball-end CNC milling considering dynamic feedrate", CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, Vol. 31, pp. 210-223, Nov. 2020.

P124      Jiarui Wang, Lulin Quan, and Kai Tang, "A prediction method based on the voxel model and the finite cell method for cutting force-induced deformation in five-axis milling process", Journal of Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 367, Aug. 2020.

P123      Lufeng Chen, Pengcheng Hu, Rong Zhang, Zhaoyu Li, and Kai Tang, "A spiral-based inspection path generation algorithm for efficient five-axis sweep scanning of freeform surfaces", Journal of Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 124, Jul.2020.

P122      Fubao Xie and Kai Tang, "Path smoothing and feed rate planning for robotic curved layer additive manufacturing", Journal of Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 65, Oct.2020.

P121      Yamin Li and Kai Tang, "A new voxel model based process-planning method for five-axis machining of complicated parts", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 20 (4), Aug.2020.

P120      X. Hao, Y. Li, Y. Cheng, C. Liu, K. Xu, and Kai Tang, "A time-varying geometric modeling method for parts with deformation during machining process", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 55,pp. 15-29, Apr.2020.

P119      Zhaoyu Li, Lufeng Chen, Ke Xu, and Kai Tang, "Five-axis trochoidal flank milling of deep 3D cavities", Journal of Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 119, Feb. 2020.

P118      Li Chen and Kai Tang, "Manufacturability and process planning for additive and subtractive hybrid manufacturing of quasi-rotational parts with columnar features", Journal of Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 118, Jan. 2020.

P117      Yamin Li, Long Zeng, and Kai Tang, "Orientation-point relation based inspection path planning method for 5-axis OMI system", Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 61, Feb. 2020.


P116      Qi Wang, Dinghua Zhang, and Kai Tang, "Energy consumption model for milling process considering auxiliary load loss and its applications", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 105(10), pp. 4309 - 4323, Dec. 2019.

P115      Xiangyu Li, Junxue Ren, and Kai Tang, "A tracking-based numerical algorithm for efficiently constructing the feasible space of tool axis of a conical ball-end cutter in five-axis machining", Journal of Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 117, Dec.2019.

P114      Yamin Li, Hongrui Cao, and Kai Tang, "A general dynamic model coupled with EFEM and DBM of rolling bearing-rotor system", Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 134, Dec. 2019.

P113      Yamin Li, Long Zeng, and Kai Tang, "A dynamic pre-travel error prediction model for the kinematic touch probe", Journal of Measurement, Vol. 146, pp. 689-704, Nov., 2019.

P112      Qi Wang, Dinghua Zhang, and Kai Tang, "A mechanics based prediction model for tool wear and power consumption in drilling operations and its applications", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 234, pp. 171-184, Oct. 2019.

P111      Ke Xu, Yingguang Li, Lufeng Chen, and Kai Tang, "Curved layer based process planning for multi-axis volume printing of freeform parts", Journal of Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 114, pp. 51-63, Sept. 2019.

P110      Zhaoyu Li and Kai Tang, "A new trochoidal pattern for slotting operation", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 102, No. 5-8, pp. 1153-1163, June 2019.

P109      Ke Xu, Baohai Wu, Zhaoyu Li, and Kai Tang, "Time-efficient trochoidal tool path generation for milling arbitrary curved slots", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 141(3), Jan. 2019.

P108      Ke Xu, Lufeng Chen, and Kai Tang, "Support-free Layered Process Planning towards 3+2-axis Additive Manufacturing", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 16 (2), pp. 838-850, April 2019.

P107      Jiarui Wang, Ming Luo, Ke Xu, and Kai Tang, "Generation of tool-life-prolonging and chatter-avoidance efficient tool path for five-axis milling of freeform surfaces", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 141(3), Jan. 2019.

P106      Lufeng Chen and Kai Tang, "Variable-depth curved layer fused deposition modeling of thin-shells", Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 57, pp. 422-434, June 2019.

P105     Xiangyu Li, Junxue Ren, and Kai Tang, "Optimization of cutter profile for achieving maximum stiffness in five-axis milling of deep and narrow channel parts", Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 37, pp. 541 - 555, Jan. 2019.

P104      Yang Zhang and Kai Tang, "Automatic sweep scan path planning for five-axis free-form surface inspection based on hybrid swept-are potential field", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 16(1), pp. 261-277, Jan. 2019.


P103      Pengcheng Hu, Jihong Cheng, Kai Tang, "Spiral curve-based efficient five-axis sweep scanning of barrel-shape surfaces", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol.140, pp. 071001-1 - 071001-16, July 2018.

P102      Qianhang Yan, Ming Luo, and Kai Tang, "Multi-axis variable depth-of-cut machining of thin-walled workpieces based on the workpiece deflection constraint", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 100, pp.14-29, July 2018.

P101      Lufeng Chen, Ming Luo, Pengcheng Hu, and Kai Tang, "Optimal interface surface determination for multi-axis freeform surface machining with both roughing and finishing", Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, Vol. 31(2), pp.370-384, Feb. 2018.

P100      Lufeng Chen, Yingguang Li, and Kai Tang, "Variable-depth multi-pass tool path generation on mesh surfaces", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 95, pp. 2169-2183, Feb. 2018.

P99        Pengcheng Hu, Huicheng Zhou, Jihong Cheng, Chenhan Lee, Kai Tang, "Automatic generation of efficient and interference-free five-axis scanning path for free-form surface inspection", Computer-Aided Design, Vol.98, pp. 24-38, May 2018.

P98        Baohai Wu, Mancang Liang, Ying Zhang, Ming Luo, and Kai Tang, "Optimization of machining strip width using effective cutting shape of flat-end-cutter for five-axis free-form surface machining", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 94, Issues 5-8, pp. 2623-2633, Feb. 2018.

P97        Ming Luo and Kai Tang, "Improving tool life in multi-axis milling of Ni-based superalloy with ball-end cutter based on the active cutting edge shift strategy", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 252, pp. 105-115, Feb. 2018.

P96        Yang Zhang, Zi Zhou, and Kai Tang, "Sweep scan path planning for five-axis inspection of free-form surfaces", Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 49, pp. 335-348, Feb. 2018.

P95        Li Chen, Ke Xu, and Kai Tang, "Optimal sequence planning for multi-axis hybrid machining of complex geometries", Computer and Graphics (special issue of CAD/Graphics 2017), Vol. 70, pp. 176-187, Feb. 2018.

P94        Lulin Quan, Yang Zhang, and Kai Tang, "Curved reflection symmetric axes on free-form surfaces and their extraction", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 15(1), pp. 111-126, Jan. 2018.


P93        Xun Li, Ming Chen, and Kai Tang, "A simple and automatic method for locating surgical guide hole", Journal of 3D Research, Sept. 2017.

P92        Ke Xu, CH Chu, and Kai Tang, "Cutting force and machine kinematics constrained cutter location planning for five-axis flanking milling of ruled surfaces", Journal of Computational Design and Engineering, Vol. 4(3), pp. 203-217,July 2017.

P91        Pengcheng Hu, Lufeng Chen, and Kai Tang, "Efficiency-optimal iso planar tool path generation for five-axis machining of freeform surfaces", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 83, pp. 33-50, Feb. 2017.

P90        Pengcheng Hu, Rong Zhang, and Kai Tang, "Automatic generation of five-axis continuous inspection paths for free-form surfaces", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 83-97, Jan. 2017.

P89        Ke Xu and Kai Tang, “Optimal workpiece setup for time-efficient and energy-saving five-axis machining of freeform surfaces”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 139(5), pp. 051003-1 - 051003-16, May 2017.

P88        Xiaoyun Yuan and Kai Tang, "Rectified unstructured T-splines with dynamic weighted refinement for improvement in geometric consistency and approximation convergence", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 316, pp. 373-399, April 2017.


P87        B. Wu, D. Cui, X. He, D. Zhang, and Kai Tang, "Cutting tool temperature prediction method using analytical model for end milling", Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, Vol. 29(6), pp. 1788-1794, 2016.

P86        Ke Xu, Ming Luo, and Kai Tang, "Machine based energy-saving tool path generation for five-axis end milling of freeform surfaces", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 139, pp. 1207-1223, 15 Dec. 2016.

P85        X. Liu, N. Xie, Kai Tang, and J. Jia, "Lightweighting for Web3D Visualization of Large-scale BIM Scenes in Real-time", Graphical Models, Special Issue on Advances in Web3D, Vol. 88, pp. 40-56, Nov. 2016.

P84        Zi Zhou, Yang Zhang, and Kai Tang, “Sweep scan path planning for efficient freeform surface inspection on 5-axis CMM”, Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 77, pp. 1-17,Aug., 2016.

P83        Yong-Jin Liu, Cheng-Chi Yu, Min-Jing Yu, Kai Tang, and Deok-SooKim, “A Robust Divide and Conquer Algorithm for Progressive Medial Axes of Planar Shapes”, IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 22, No. 12, pp. 2522-2536, 2016.

P82        Tsz-Ho Kwok and Kai Tang, “Improvements to the ICP algorithm for shape registration in manufacturing”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 138, pp. 011014-1 to 011014-7, Jan. 2016.

P81        Ke Zhang and Kai Tang, “Optimal five-axis tool path generation algorithm based on double scalar fields for freeform surfaces”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.83, No. 9, pp. 1503-1514, Apr. 2016.

P80        Pengcheng Hu and Kai Tang, “Five-axis tool path generation based on machine-dependent potential field”, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 636-651, 2016.

P79        Tsz-HoKwok, Yan-qiu Zhang, Charlie CL Wang, Yong-jin Liu, andKai Tang, “Styling evolution for tight fitting garments”, IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 1580-1591, May 2016.


P78        Ke Xu and Kai Tang, “An energy saving approach for rough milling tool path planning”, Journal of Computer-Aided Design and Applications, Vol. 13, No. 2, Aug. 2015.

P77        M. Chen, H. Yu,Kai Tang, and A. Joneja, “Interpolating curved grids using quasi-developable bi-cubic Gregory patches”, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, Vol. 12 (5), pp.564-571, March 2015.

P76        Rong Zhang, Pengcheng Hu, and Kai Tang, “Five-axis finishing tool path generation for a mesh blade based on linear morphing cone”, Journal of Computational Design and Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 268-275, Oct. 2015.

P75        Li Chen, Ke Xu, and Kai Tang, “Collision-free tool orientation optimization in 5-axis machining of bladed blisk”, Journal of Computational Design and Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 167-205, Oct. 2015.

P74        X. Wei, Ajay Joneja, and Kai Tang, “An improved algorithm for the automated design of large-scaled robot skin”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 372-377, Jan. 2015.

P73        Lulin Quan and Kai Tang, “Polynomial local shape descriptor on interest points for 3D part-in-whole matching”, Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 59, pp. 119-139, Feb. 2015.

P72         Wen-yong Gong, Yong-jin Liu, Kai Tang, and Tie-ru Wu, “Approximate Delaunay mesh reconstruction and quality estimation from point samples”, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 274, pp. 23-34, Jan. 2015.


P71        Ke Xu and Kai Tang, “Five-axis tool path and feedrate optimization based on the cutting force-area quotient potential field”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 75, Issue 9-12, pp. 1661-1679

P70        K. Zhang and Kai Tang, “An efficient greedy strategy for five-axis tool path generation on dense triangular mesh”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 74, Issue 9-12, pp. 1539-1550, Oct., 2014.

P69         Ming Chen, Xun Li, and Kai Tang, “Optimal air-move path generation based on MMAS algorithm”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 52, Issue 24, pp. 7310-7323, 2014.

P68        Wen-yong Gong,Yong-jin Liu, Kai Tang, and Tie-ru Wu, “Variational discrete developable surface interpolation", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 14(2), Feb., 2014.


P67        Ming Chen and Kai Tang, “G2 Quasi-developable Bezier Surface Interpolation of Two Space Curves”, Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 45, No. 11, pp. 1365-1377, 2013.

P66        Pengcheng Hu, Kai Tang, and Chen-Han Lee, “Global obstacle avoidance and minimum workpiece setups in five-axis machining”, Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 45, No. 10, pp. 1222-1237, 2013.

P65       Ming Chen and Kai Tang, “Quasi-developable Surface Modeling of Contours with Curved Triangular Patches”, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 851 - 861, 2013.

P64        Yong-Jin Liu and K. Tang, "The complexity of geodesic Voronoi diagrams on triangulated 2-manifold surfaces", Information Processing Letter, Information Processing Letter, 113(4): 132-136, 2013.

P63        Z. Chen, Kai Tang, Ajay Joneja, “Fast and Automatic Identification of Contours for Girth Measurement on 3D Human Models with Variant Postures”, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, Vol. 10(2), 2013.



P62        Pengcheng Hu and K. Tang, "Improving the dynamics of five-axis machining through optimization of workpiece setup and tool orientations", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 43, No. 12, pp. 1693-1706, 2011.

P61        Yong-Jin Liu, K. Tang, Wen-Yong Gong and Tie-Ru Wu,  "Industrial Design using Interpolatory Discrete Developable Surfaces", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 43, No. 9, pp. 1089-1098, 2011.

P60        Yong-Jin Liu, Z. Chen, and K. Tang, "Construction of Iso-contours, Bisectors and Voronoi Diagrams on Triangulated Surfaces", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 33, No. 8, pp. 1502-1517, Aug., 2011.


P59        Ming Chen and K. Tang, "A Fully Geometric Approach for Developable Cloth Deformation", The Visual Computer, Vol. 26, No. 6-8, pp. 853-863, June 2010 (special issue of Computer Graphics International Conference, June 8-11, 2010, Singapore).

P58        Yong-Jin Liu, Wen-Qi Zhang, and K. Tang, "Some Notes on Maximal Arc Intersection of Spherical Polygons: Its NP-Hardness and Approximation Algorithms", The Visual Computer, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 287-292, 2010.

P57        Z. Chen and K. Tang, "3D Shape Classification Based on Spectral Function and MDS Mapping", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2010.

P56        Charlie Wang and K. Tang, "Pattern Computation for Compression Garment by a Physical/Geometric Approach", Computer-Aided Design, Vol 42, No. 2,  pp 78-86, 2010.


P55        K. Tang and M. Chen, "Quasi-developable mesh surface interpolation via mesh deformation", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 518-528, 2009.

P54        H. Wang and K. Tang, "Biorthogonal Wavelet Construction for Hybrid Quad/Triangle Meshes", The Visual Computer, 25(4), pp. 349-366, April 2009.  

 

 

P53        Nan Wang and K. Tang, "Five-axis tool path generation for a flat-end tool based on iso-conic partitioning", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 40,  Dec., pp. 1067-1079, 2008.

P52        K. Chen and K. Tang, "Interactive Haptic Refinement of a 5-axis Finishing Cut", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, V(8), N(4), December, 2008.

P51        H. Wang, K. Tang, and K. Qin, "Biorthogonal Wavelets Based on Gradual Subdivision of Quadrilateral Meshes", Computer-Aided Geometric Design, Vol. 25, No. 9, pp. 816-836, 2008.

 

 

P50        Nan Wang and K. Tang, "Automatic Generation of Gouge-free and Angular-velocity-compliant 5-axis Toolpath", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 39, No. 10, pp. 841-852, 2007.

P49        Yong-jin Liu, K. Tang, and Ajay Joneja, "Modeling Dynamic Developable Meshes by Hamilton Principle", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 39, No. 9, pp. 719-731, 2007.

P48        Hongwei Lin, K. Tang, Ajay Joneja, and Hujun Bao, "Generating strictly non-self-overlapping structured quadrilateral grid", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 39, No. 9, pp. 709-718, 2007.

P47        Charlie Wang and K. Tang, “Woven model based geometric design of elastic medical braces”, Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 67-69, 2007.

 

 

P46        H. Wang, K.H. Qin, K. Tang, "Efficient wavelet construction with Catmull-Clark subdivision", The Visual Computer, Vol. 22, pp. 874-884, 2006 (special issue of Pacific Graphics 2006).

P45        K. Tang and Yong-jin Liu, "Dynamic medial axes of planar shapes", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4503, pp. 460 - 468, 2006. 

P44        Kun Chen and K. Tang, "Reliable haptic system for collision-free 5-axis toolpath generation", Computer-Aided Design & Applications, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 629-638, 2006.

P43        Yong-jin Liu, K. Tang, and Ajay Joneja, "An efficient implementation of RBF-based progressive point-sampled geometry", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4077, pp. 637-642, 2006.

P42        Jinyuan Jia, Ajay Joneja, and K. Tang, "New decomposition scheme of canal surfaces for planar sections computing", Computer-Aided Design & Applications, Vol. 3, No. 1-4, pp. 349-358, 2006.

P41        Jinyuan Jia, Ajay Joneja, and K. Tang, "Robustly computing intersection curves of two canal surfaces with quadric decomposition", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3992, pp. 342-349, 2006.

P40        K. Tang, Charlie Wang, and Danny Z. Chen, "Minimum area convex packing of two convex polygons", International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 41-74, Feb. 2006.

 

 

P39        Charlie Wang and K. Tang, "Non-self-overlapping Hermite interpolation mapping: a practical solution for structured quadrilateral meshing", Computer-Aided Design, 37/2, pp. 271-283, 2005.

P38        K. Tang and Yong-jin Liu, "An optimization algorithm for free-form surface partitioning based on weighted Gaussian images", Graphical Models, Vol 67/1, pp. 17-42, 2005.

P37        K. Tang and Charlie Wang, "Modeling developable folds on a strip", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 35-47, 2005.

P36        Charlie Wang, Kai Tang, Benjamin Yeung, "Freeform surface flattening based on fitting a woven mesh model", Computer-Aided Design, 37/8, pp. 799-814, 2005.

P35        J. Fu, Ajay Joneja, and K. Tang, “Modeling wrinkles on smooth surfaces for footwear design”, Computer-Aided Design, 37/8, pp. 815-823, 2005.

P34        Yong-Jin Liu, K. Tang, Ajay Joneja, "2D sketch-based shape modeling with a fast and stable numerical engine", Computers & Graphics, Vol. 29, pp. 778-793, 2005.

P33        K. Tang, "Geometric optimization algorithms in manufacturing", Computer-Aided Design & Applications, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 747-758, 2005.

P32        Charlie Wang and K. Tang, "Developable triangulation of a strip", Computer-Aided Design & Applications, Vol. 2, No. 1-4, pp. 233-242, 2005.

P31        Jinyuan Jia, Ajay Joneja, K. Tang, "Revolute Quadric Decomposition of Canal Surfaces and Its Applications", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3515, pp. 298-305, 2005.

P30        Charlie Wang and, K. Tang,  "Optimal boundary triangulations of an interpolating ruled surface", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 291-301, 2005.

P29        Yong-Jin Liu, K. Tang, Ajay Joneja, and Matthew Yuen, "Multiresolution free form object modeling with semi-regular mesh reconstruction from unstructured point cloud”, International Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 765-787, 2005.

 

 

P28        Yong-Jin Liu, K. Tang, Matthew Yuen, "Multiresolution free form object modeling with point sampled geometry", International journal of computer science and Technology, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 607-617, 2004.

P27        Charlie Wang and K. Tang, "Non-self-overlapping algebraic grid generation on an n-sided surface", International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 46, No. 9, pp. 961-982, Sept. 2004.

P26        Charlie Wang and K. Tang, "Achieving developability of a polygonal surface by minimum deformation: a study of global and local optimization approaches", Visual Computer, Vol. 20, No. 8-9, pp. 521-539, 2004.

P25        Benjamin Yeung, Kai Tang, and Charlie Wang, "Fitting a woven fabric model onto a surface based on energy minimization", Computer-Aided Design & Applications, Vol. 1, pp. 197-206, 2004.

P24        J. Fu, Ajay Joneja, and K. Tang, “Modeling wrinkles on smooth surfaces for footwear design”, Computer-Aided Design & Applications, Vol. 1, pp. 311-320, 2004.

P23        Jinyuan Jia, K. Tang, Ajay Joneja, "Bi-conic subdivision of surfaces of revolution and its applications in intersection problems", Visual Computer, Vol. 20, No. 7, pp. 457-478, 2004.

P22        K. Tang and Yong-jin Liu, "A geometric method for determining intersection relations", IEEE Trans. on Robotics, Vol.20, No. 4, pp. 636-650, Aug. 2004.

P21        Charlie Wang and K. Tang, "Algebraic grid generation on trimmed surface using non-self-overlapping Coons patch mapping", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Engineering, 60/7, pp. 1259-1286, June, 2004.

P20        Guojin Wang, K. Tang, and Chiew-Lan Tai, "Parametric representation of a surface pencil with a common spatial geodesic", Computer-Aided Design, 36/5, pp. 447-459, 2004.

P19        Charlie Wang, Y. Wang,  K. Tang, and Matthew Yuen, "Reducing the stretch in surface flattening by cutting paths", Computer-Aided Design, 36/8, pp. 665-677, 2004.

P18        J. Jia, K. Tang, and K.W. Kwok, "A novel algorithm of computing intersection curves of two surfaces of revolution", in Geometric Modeling: Techniques, Applications, Systems and Tools, Kluwer Academic Publisher, pp. 80-93, ISBN:1-4020-1817-7, 2004.

 

 

P17        Yong-Jin Liu, Matthew Yuen, K. Tang, "Manifold-guaranteed out-of-core simplification of large meshes", Visual Computer, Vol. 19, Issues 7-8, pp. 565-580, Dec. 2003.

P16        K. Tang and Yong-jin Liu, "Maximal intersection of spherical polygons by an arc and its application to 4-axis NC machining", Computer-Aided Design, 35/14, pp. 1269-1285, 2003.

P15        K. Tang and Ajay Joneja,  "Traversing  the machining graph of a pocket", Computer-Aided Design, 35/11, pp. 1023-1040, 2003.

P14        K. Tang and K. Pang, "Optimal connections of loops in LOM", Computer-Aided Design, 35/11, pp. 1011-1022, 2003.

 

 

P13        K. Tang, "On minimum traceable partitioning and minimization of tool retractions", Computer-Aided Design, 32/10, pp.621-624, 2000.

P12        K. Tang, S. Chou, L. Chen, and T. Woo, "Tetrahedral Mesh Generation for Solids based on Alternating Sum of Volumes", Computers in Industry, 41/1, pp. 65-81, Jan. 2000.   

 

 

P11        K. Tang, "On computing contact configurations of a curved chain", Graphical Models and Image Processing, Vol. 61, No. 6, Nov. 1999, pp. 341-361.

 

 

P10        K. Tang, S. Chou and L. Chen, "An Algorithm for Reducing Tool Retractions in Zigzag Pocket Machining", Computer-Aided Design, 30/2, 1998.

P9          K. Tang, S. Chou, and L. Chen, "Optimal Workpiece Setups for 4-axis NC Machining", Computers in Industry, 37/1, pp. 27-41, June 1998.   

 

 

P8          K. Tang, M. Wang, L. Chen, S. Chou, T. Woo and R. Janardan, "Computing Planar swept Polygons Under Translation", Computer-Aided Design, 29/12, 1997.

 

 

P7          K. Tang and Yakove Dayan, "Offsetting surface boundaries and 3-axis gouge-free surface machining", Computer-Aided Design, 27/12, 1995.

 

 

P6          J. Gan, T. Woo, and K. Tang, "Spherical maps: their construction, properties and approximation", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 116, No. 2, 1994.

P5          T. Woo, S. Chou, L. Chen, K. Tang, and S. Shin, "Scallop hull and its offset", Computer-Aided Design, 26/7, 1994.

 

 

P4          K. Tang, T. Woo, and J. Gan, "Maximum Intersection of spherical polygons and workpiece orientation in 4-axis machining", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 114, No. 3, 1992.

 

 

P3          K. Tang and T. Woo, "Algorithmic aspects of Alternating Sum of Volumes: Part II. Non-convergence and its Remedy", Computer-Aided Design, 23/6, 1991.

P2          K. Tang and T. Woo, "Algorithmic aspects of Alternating Sum of Volumes: Part I. Data Structure and Difference Operation", Computer-Aided Design, 23/5, 1991.

 

 

P1          K. Tang, "On the intersection of a set of directional cones", Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing, Vol. 45, March 1989.

 

 

 

Representative Referred Conference Papers

C15        "Kinematic modeling of cylindrical origami tessellations for programmed local motion control”, 8th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education, Melbourne, Australia, July 16-18, 2024.

C14        "Dynamic geometric modeling for directed energy deposition process", ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Knoxville, TN, USA, June 17-21, 2024.

C13        "Boundary conformed tool path generation based on global reparameterization", CAD/Graphics 2015, Xi'an, Aug. 2015.

C12        "An energy saving approach for rough milling tool path planning", CAD'15, London, June 2015.

C11       "A Jumping Robot Using Soft Pneumatic Actuator", Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 26-30, 2015, Washington State, Convention Center, Seattle, Washington (ICRA 2015).

C10       "Design of developable strips", CAD'11, Taipei, Taiwan, June 27-30, 2011.

C9         "Efficient Boolean Operations on Manifold Mesh Surfaces", CAD'10, Dubai, UAE, June 21-25, 2010.

C8         "Stabbing Convex Polygons with a Segment or a Polygon", Proceedings of the 16th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms, Karlsruhe, Germany, pp. 52-63, September 15-17, 2008.

C7         "Pattern Computation for Compression Garment", Proceedings of ACM Solid and Physical Modeling Symposium (SPM), Stony Brook University, New York, pp. 203-211, June 2-4, 2008.

C6         "An Efficient Implementation of RBF-Based Progressive Point-Sampled Geometry", Proceedings of Geometric Modeling and Processing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, pp.  637-643, July 26-28, 2006.

C5         "Computing planar sections of surfaces of revolution with revolute quadric decomposition", Proceedings of Shape Modeling and Applications (SMI), Genova, Italy, pp 77-86, June 7-9, 2004.

C4         "Developability-preserved free-form deformation of assembled patches", Proceedings of ACM Symposium on Solid Modeling and Applications, Genova, Italy, pp 231-236, June 9-11, 2004.

C3         "Efficient numerical algorithms on equilibrium equations for geometric modeling", Proceedings of Geometric Modeling and Processing, Beijing, China, pp 291-300, April 13-15, 2004.

C2         "Modeling wrinkles on smooth surfaces for footwear design", CAD'04, Pattaya Beach, Thailand, May 24-28, 2004.

C1         "Fitting a cloth model onto a surface based on energy minimization", CAD'04, Pattaya Beach, Thailand, May 24-28, 2004.