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Visual communication of engineering and scientific data in the courtroom
Author(s): Gerald W. Jackson; Andrew C. Henry
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Paper Abstract

Presenting engineering and scientific information in the courtroom is challenging. Quite often the data is voluminous and, therefore, difficult to digest by engineering experts, let alone a lay judge, lawyer, or jury. This paper discusses computer visualization techniques designed to provide the court methods of communicating data in visual formats thus allowing a more accurate understanding of complicated concepts and results. Examples are presented that include accident reconstructions, technical concept illustration, and engineering data visualization. Also presented is the design of an electronic courtroom which facilitates the display and communication of information to the courtroom.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 January 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1785, Enabling Technologies for High-Bandwidth Applications, (20 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.139259
Show Author Affiliations
Gerald W. Jackson, Spectus Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Andrew C. Henry, Spectus Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1785:
Enabling Technologies for High-Bandwidth Applications
Jacek Maitan, Editor(s)

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