Are there any packages that define a representation for n-dimensional grids as 0-cells, 1-cells, … , n-cells, with incidence relations among them?
I came across [1710.07819] Geometric Computing with Chain Complexes: Design and Features of a Julia Package and the associated https://github.com/cvdlab/LARLIB.jl but I do not think it contains what I’m looking for.
For illustrations of what I mean, and related links:
Thanks for posting this. I somehow missed this work. It looks quite relevant to my MeshCore.jl package.
I 've had a look at the paper. I liked it. As far as I can tell it implements the storage scheme based on the Hasse matrix (GitHub - cvdlab/LinearAlgebraicRepresentation.jl: Official repository of the package LAR for Julia.). Which is curious, since this very scheme is also used in DMPlex (petsc). DMPlex is supported with a few papers that speak to the efficiency of the scheme and the representation of data on the meshes.
So both groups published quite similar ideas. Neither of the groups cite the other one. The good news is one can pick and choose.