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Symbolic modeling of human anatomy for visualization and simulation
Author(s): Andreas Pommert; Rainer Schubert; Martin Riemer; Thomas Schiemann; Ulf Tiede; Karl Heinz Hoehne
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Paper Abstract

Visualization of human anatomy in a 3D atlas requires both spatial and more abstract symbolic knowledge. Within our 'intelligent volume' model which integrates these two levels, we developed and implemented a semantic network model for describing human anatomy. Concepts for structuring (abstraction levels, domains, views, generic and case-specific modeling, inheritance) are introduced. Model, tools for generation and exploration and applications in our 3D anatomical atlas are presented and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2359, Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994, (9 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185202
Show Author Affiliations
Andreas Pommert, Univ. Hospital Eppendorf (Germany)
Rainer Schubert, Univ. Hospital Eppendorf (Germany)
Martin Riemer, Univ. Hospital Eppendorf (Germany)
Thomas Schiemann, Univ. Hospital Eppendorf (Germany)
Ulf Tiede, Univ. Hospital Eppendorf (Germany)
Karl Heinz Hoehne, Univ. Hospital Eppendorf (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2359:
Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994
Richard A. Robb, Editor(s)

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