Curvatures and Contours of a Cow


The Gaussian and mean curvature values of surface points are also estimated at multiple scales. These are then mapped into colours using VTK: RED and BLUE colours correspond to MAX and MIN curvature values, respectively.

1st & 5th iterations
Gaussian Curvatures
Mean Curvatures


Gaussian Curvature Zero-Crossing Contours

1st & 5th iterations

Mean Curvature Zero-Crossing Contours

1st & 5th iterations


Local Curvature Maxima

One iteration
Gaussian             Mean

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