[Gmsh] about background fields

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at uliege.be
Tue Feb 19 12:00:17 CET 2019

> On 18 Feb 2019, at 16:36, Alessandro Vicini <alessandro.vicini at sitael.com> wrote:
> I was wondering whether it could be possible in one of next releases to assign a mesh background field through a list of points with associated control length, i.e.:
> [x, y, z, lc]_i , i=1,...,N
> This would be quite handy for an automatic grid refinement procedure...  

The issue is that we need to be able to interpolate the values. Without a mesh you could use e.g. radial basis functions. Feel free to submit a merge request with such a field: it could indeed be interesting!


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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 

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