Robert Renka, Professor Emeritus

Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of North Texas
Denton, TX 76203-1366

Ph.D. Computer Science, 1981, University of Texas at Austin.
M.A. Math, 1979, University of Texas at Austin.
B.S. Math, B.A. Computer Science, 1976, University of Texas at Austin.
Research Interests:
Mesh Generation
Numerical solution of PDE's
Curve and Surface Fitting (Interpolation and Approximation)
Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling, and Computational Geometry
Academic Ancestry:
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Recently published papers.
A Simple Explanation of the Sobolev Gradient Method: download pdf file.
Geometric Curve Modeling with Sobolev Gradients: download pdf file.
For more information, see my curriculum vita.
CSCE 4230: Computer Graphics.
CSCE 5230: Numerical Methods.
CSCE 4930/5933: Quantum Computing.
Images of eigenfunctions of Laplacian on prefractal domains: Images.
Free Source Code:

The following codes are well-documented and designed to be easily modified. Feel free to use them in any manner you wish. I ask only that you acknowledge the source. Additional programs and data files, such as those used to produce test results in my journal articles, are available by request. Some additional OpenGL and WebGL codes are here. Please email me bug reports.

Last updated: 12/02/2019