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A paper I'm reading uses this classification for a mesh, but I'm not sure what the numbers 4 and 8 signify. Could someone clarify? Here's an image from the paper of a 4-8 mesh.

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google seems to give out this good result mrl.nyu.edu/~dzorin/papers/velho20014s.pdf –  Bhargav Sep 3 '11 at 16:52
Well, that was embarrassing. Anyhow, thanks for the help. –  Phineas Sep 3 '11 at 17:02
well nothing to be embarassed, glad that i could be of help :) –  Bhargav Sep 3 '11 at 17:03
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This is a CW answer intended to remove this question from the unanswered queue.

Bhargav provided an answer in the comments in the form of a link which Phineas seemed to find conclusive: this link.

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