Polygonal Models

If you don't know where to look it is often difficult to find good polygonal models to use for research in computer graphics. Below I have compiled a list of several good sources of polygon models.

Sites With Models

The Aim@Shape repository.

The 3D Scanning Repository page of the Stanford Computer Graphics Laboratory

The Model Library at the 3D Cafe

The Sample Models page of Cyberware, Inc.

VRML Models from ORC Incorporated

You might also find useful pointers at the Models page of David Eppstein's Geometry Junkyard

Polygonal Slices from Dr. Gill Barequet

Stereolithography Models from Georgia Tech's Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Institute

File Format Documentation

The site at Indiana has a huge list of descriptions of 3D object file formats

Look under "Format Specs" at the Avalon Public 3D Archive

File Translators

Look under "Utilities" at the Avalon Public 3D Archive

The ORC pages have some file translators to VRML

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