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Three-dimensional and four-dimensional modeling of biological material
Author(s): H. Harlyn Baker
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Paper Abstract

3D biomedical data obtained through tomography provide exceptional views of the interior structure of biological material. While visualization is one of the primary purposes for obtaining these data, other more sophisticated uses are possible. These include simulation of physical processes, interactive surgical investigation, modeling of tissue interrelationships, and analysis of dynamics. Visualization is merely the first contribution of computers to the display and analysis of these image data. Techniques are being developed to facilitate such advanced uses of 3D and 4D tomographic data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1205, Bioimaging and Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17797
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H. Harlyn Baker, SRI International (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1205:
Bioimaging and Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy
Louis C. Smith, Editor(s)

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