Originally Posted by Ad Hoc
You may find these up your alley then:
"Application of a real-coded genetic algorithm for the fitting of a ship hull surface through a single non-uniform B-spline surface", Le T-H., Kim D-J.
JMST Vol 16, No.2 2011.
"Surface intersection in geometric modeling of ship hulls", Ventura M., Guedes Soares C.,
JMST, Vol 17, No.1 2012.
Thanks for the suggestions.
John Letcher has promoted his "relational geometry" system as better at dealing with surface intersections. I'm curious to see what Ventura and Guedes discuss.