Cad Lab Publications (since 1993)

Scientific Papers



Bercovier, M., Shital, E., Enhancement of Gordon-Coons Interpolations by Bubble Functions, CAGD, vol. 10, pp. 253-265, 1993


Bercovier, M., Jacobi, A., Constrained Curves Construction by a Variational Approach, CAGD, vol. 11, pp. 533-563, 1994


Aharon, S., Bercovier, M. Semi Automatic Computer Construction of Three-Dimensional Shapes for the Finite Element Method. Comp. Method and Prog. In Biomedicine, vol. 41, pp. 135-146, 1994


Ash, M., Bercovier, M., A Mixed 3D Finite Element of Modeling Thick Plate Bending. Computational Mechanics, vol. 13, pp. 332-342, 1994


Bercovier, M., Ricou, O., Dimensional reduction of a Stokes flow using a polynomial approximation, pp. 225-234 Proceedings of the 9th Int. Conf. On FINITE ELEMENTS IN FLUIDS NEW TRENDS AND APPLICATIONS, Venezia It. Morandi Cecchi et all Eds, Wyley, 1996


Bercovier, M., Volpin, O., Energy Duality Methods for Piecewise Bezier Curves Constructions. Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 15, n° 2, june 1996, pp. 143-154


Aharon, S., Bercovier, M., Parnas, H. Parallel computation enable precise description of Ca++ distribution in nerve terminals, 1996. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, vol. 58 (6), 1075-1097


Rappoport, A., Sheffer, E., Youlus, D., Bercovier, M., Volume-Preserving Free-Form Solids, Number 563, Solid Modeling of the IEEE, TVCG vol. 2, n° 1, March 1996


Bercovier, M., Volpin, O., Matskewich T., Globally G1 Free Form Surfaces using « Real » Plate Invariant Energy Methods, 10 pages, pp. 25-34, Proc. Of Surface 1996, A. LeMehaute et all Ed., Vanderbilt U Press, Nashville, 1997


Bercovier, M., Volfosky, N., Parnas, H., Parallel Domain Decomposition for Reaction Diffusion Problems in « Computational Science for the 21st Century », pp. 102-111, Periaux et all ed., Wyley, 1997


J.F. Gerbeau, C. Le Bris, M. Bercovier, Spurious velocities in the steady flow of an incompressible fluid subjected to external forces, Int. Jour. Num. Meth. Fluids, 25, pp. 679-695, 1997


T. Matskewich, O. Volpin and M. Bercovier Discrete G1 Assembly of Patches over Irregular Meshes, 8 p, in Mathematics of Surfaces, Lyche and Shumaker ed., Vanderbilt U. Press, 1998


Sheffer, E., Blacker, T., Bercovier, M. Clustering : Automated Detail Suppression Using Virtual Topology, AMD, vol. 220, pp. 57-64, ASME, 1997


Blacker, T.D., Sheffer, E., Clements, J., Bercovier, M., Using Virtual Topology to Simplify the Mesh Generation Process, AMD, vol. 220, pp. 45-50, ASME, 1997


Sheffer, E., Blacker, T.D., Bercovier, M., Virtual Topology Operators for Meshing the 6th International Meshing Roundtable, October 13-15, 1997, Park City, Utah and Computational Geometry and Applications, 10(3) :309-331 2000 .


O. Volpin and M. Bercovier Generation of Quadrilateral meshes from triangular data with resulting smooth surface reconstruction,Proc.IEEEConf.InformationVisualisation-IV98,London,July1998.


Bercovier M. Optimal Approximation of Derivatives : an Application of the Mixed Finite Element Method, 15 pages, in Equations aux Dérivées Partielles et Applications, Articles dédiés à JL. LIONS, O. Pironneau et all ed., Elsevier, June 1998.


Volpin, O., Sheffer, E., Bercovier, M., Joskowicz, L., Local curvature based smooth surface over simplified mesh using plate energy method CAD,30(11) :875-882, 1998.


Volfosky N and Bercovier M., Parallel Domain Decomposition for Reaction Diffusion Problems II.  in Domain Decomposition Methods , Choi Hog- Lai et All ed. pp. 5-11, Wyley, 1999


Bercovier, M., Volpin, O., Hierarchical Bezier Surface over Arbitrary Meshes, Computer Graphics Forum,18(4) :223-236,1999.


Sheffer A., Blacker T., Bercovier M., CAD Data Repair Based on Virtual Topology, 10p, ASME publication, DECT 98, Proc of the 98 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conf., Sept 98 Atlanta


Marowka A., and Bercovier M., A New Paradigm for Building Scalable and Portable Parallel Applications, 10p. reviewed and accepted for ISCA 11th Conf. On Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS 98), Chicago, Sept 1998. Editors : O. Bukhres and A.N. Choudhary, A. Publication of ISCA


Sheffer A., Etzion M.,Rappoport A. and Bercovier M., Hexahedral Mesh Generation using Embedded Voronoi Graph , Engineering with Computers ,15 :248-262, 1999.


Volpin O., Bercovier M. and Matskewitch T., A Comparison of Invariant Energies for Free-Form Surface Construction, The Visual Computer,15 :199-210. 1999


Alhanaty M. and Bercovier M., Shape with Offsets of nearly Constant Surface Area CAD, 31: 287-296, 1999.


Marowka A., Yarhi I. and Bercovier M., Scalable Portability Evaluation of High Performance Applications. Int. J. of Computers and their Applications 7 (1) :39-47, 2000


Sheffer A. and Bercovier M., Hexahedral Meshing of Non-Linear Volumes Using Voronoi Faces and Edges. INJME, 49 (1-2) :329-351 2000.


Matskewitch T., Inselberg A. and Bercovier M.,Approximated Planes in Parallel Coordinates , in Curves and Surfaces Design, Laurent PJ et all ed., pp257-266, Vandebuilt U Press, 2000.


Pavlov E., Luzon M. and Bercovier M., Detecting Coplanar Sets of Points in Space. in «VMV200 » 407-414 ,B Girod et all ed. IOS press Amsterdam 2000.


Alhanaty M. and Bercovier M., Curve & surface fitting and design by optimal control methods, in CAD, 33 : 167-182 , 2001.


 Bercovier M., Ricou O., A Dimensional reduction of the Stokes problem CMES, 3, No. 1, pp. 87-102, 2002


 Marowka A., and Bercovier M.,  Scalable Portability Model of Parallel Computing , PDCP, Vol3 ,#4,2002.


Bercovier M., Luzon M. and Pavlov E.  “Detecting planar patches in an unorganized set of points  in  space " Advances in Computational Mathematics, 17: 153-166,2002.


R. Tzafriri, , M. Bercovier and H. Parnas ,    "Reaction Diffusion Model of the Enzymatic erosion of Insoluble Fibrillar Matrices"  Biophysical Journal , 83 : Aug 2002.


  R. Goldenthal, M. Bercovier, "Spline Curve Approximation and Design by Optimal Control Over the Knots", Computing, 72,53-64, (2004).


Rony Goldenthal, David Harmon, Raanan Fattal, Michel Bercovier and Eitan Grinspun Efficient Simulation of Inextensible Cloth     ACM Transaction on Graphics   (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 2007)


Arav Y, Bercovier M, Parnas H. Selecting the particle size distribution for drugs with low water solubility - mathematical model. Drug Dev Ind Pharm. Feb 10. [2012] -38(8) 940-951).


 M.Kapl,F.Buchegger, M.Bercovier, and B.Jüttler.- Isogeometric analysis with geometrically continuous functions on multi-patch geometries, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 316(2017) 209-234

Books :

Topics in computer aided geometric design Barnhill RF.,Bercovier M., Boehm W., Capasso
 V. ,eds Symposium on topics in computer aided geometric design held in Erice 1990 RAIRO MMAN 26 (1992) Dunod Paris pp263

Domain Decomposition Methods in Science and Engineering 18, ,Editor, With M.J Gander, R Kornhubler and O Widlund, Spinger,2008.

 Smooth Bezier Surfaces over Arbitrary Quadrilateral Meshes, with Tanya Matskevich
Lectures Notes of the UMI, 22 ,2107 Springer , ISBN 978-3-319-63840-9



Bercovier M., The Brezzi Condition for FEM Stokes Flow Approximations : A purely algebraic problem. 20 pages, Lecture Notes, WUA-CFD seminar, Chuo University, Tokyo, April 1993


Bercovier M., Traveling Waves and Tire Numerical Simulations. Invited lecture, 2nd ECMI conference, Kaiserslautern, Sept. 1994


Bercovier M., Input to CFD Codes : The Challenge and the Problems of Mesh Generation. 2nd WUA-CFD conf. In Basel, Proceedings, Muller et al editors, IHTF, Basel, May 1994


Volpin O. and Berdcovier M : Bezier Mesh Type Surfaces : Application to Manifold/Nonmanifold Surface Building/Editing. Fifth IFIP WG5.2 Workshop on Geometric Modeling Computer-Aided Design, Airlie (USA), 5(1996).


Aharon S., Bercovier M., Parnas H., Distributed Computation in Biological Simulations Using PVM, 1996 PVM group conference, Santa-Fe, February 1996


Blacker TD., Sheffer E., Clements J., Bercovier M., Virtual Topology Construction and Applications, Geometric Modeling, Theory and Practice pp. 247-269, Springer Verlag, 1997


Sheffer A., Blacker T., Bercovier M., Towards the solution of fundamental issues in CAD-FEM integration, 8 p. Keynote lecture by M.B. Fourth World Congress on Computational Mechanics Buenos Aires (Argentina), 29 June – 2 July 1998 IACM – International Association of Computational Mechanics


N. Volfovsky,Bercovier M.,Parallel Domain Decomposition for Reaction-Diffusion Problems The Eleventh DD meeting in Greenwich, Great Britain (July 20-24 1998)


R. Goldenthal, M. Bercovier, Spline Curve Approximation and Design by Optimal Control Over the Knots Using Gnenetic Algorithms. Evolutionary Methods for Design, Optimization and ControlG.Budega, J-A Desideri et all editors.CIMNE , Barcelona.2003.


Muawyah Akash, Michel Bercovier, Ami Marowka, Elan Pavlov ,Towards Virtualization of On-Demand Web Service Composition Using An Improved Ranking Algorithm ,ISW04, Las Vegas , July 2004


Katerina Shechtman, Michel Bercovier, Yaniv Aziel,,Matlab on Grid, ECCOMAS 2004 , July 2004


M. Bercovier, Contact problems for Dynamic Cloth Modelling, ECCOMAS 2008




Bercovier M., Ash M., A Mixed 3D Finite Element for Modeling Thick Plate Bending. Leibniz Center in Computer Science, 40 pages, Feb. 1993 (note : extends results of ref. 28 above and include software).


Bercovier M., Schlezinger A., Random Methods for Creating Disjoint of Elements for Sparse Matrix-Vector Product. Publications of the LAN, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, R 93024, oct. 1993


Bercovier M., Schlezinger A., Storage Schemes for Parallel Sparse Matrix-Vector Product. Publications of the Leibniz Center in Computer Science, 30 pages, 94-13, May 1994


Bercovier M., Ricou O., Dimensional reduction of a Stokes flow using a polynomial approximation. Publications of the Leibniz Center in Computer Science, 10 pages, 95-10, May 1995


Marowka A., Bercovier M., Framework for Constructing Parallel and Distributed Applications with Optimal Portability. Publications of the Leibniz Center in Computer Science, 51 pages, CS96-1, February 1996


Volfosky N., Bercovier M. and Parnas H., A New Approach to Modeling Dendritic Spines. 15 pages and figures, April 1996, Leibniz Center, CS 96-5


Michel Bercovier, Moshe Luzon, Elan PavlovReverse Engineering from Exact and Noisy Data of Objects Defined by Algebraic Surface Patches  June 2003, Leibniz Report 2003-10


Yehuda Arav, Michel Bercovier, Numerical simulation of elastic membrane - fluid interaction in a closed reservoir June 2003, Leibniz Report 2003-65

9. Yaniv Azriel, Michel BercovierHashing Schemes for Comparing and Synchronizing Distributed and Imperfectly Duplicated Data December 2003 Leibniz Report 2003-86

Goldenthal R., Bercovier M. Design of Curves and Surfaces by Multi-Objective Optimization, April 2005, Leibniz Report 2005-12


Michel Bercovier, Ilya Soloveichik ,Overlapping non Matching Meshes Domain Decomposition Method in Isogeometric Analysis February 2015.


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