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Volume visualization
Author(s): Arie E. Kaufman; Roni Yagel; Karl Heinz Hoehne; Andreas Pommert
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Paper Abstract

Volume visualization encompasses an array of techniques which provide the mechanisms that make it possible to reveal and explore the inner or unseen structures of volumetric data and allow visual insight into opaque or complex datasets. Volume visualization is concerned with the tasks of representing, manipulating, and rendering volumetric data. This tutorial provided an overview of the technology, the nomenclature, and the techniques for these tasks, emphasizing algorithms and applications. The tutorial covered and compared different approaches in volume representation, volume synthesis, volume and surface viewing, volume shading, and biomedical applications of volume visualization.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 1994
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 2359, Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994, (9 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185241
Show Author Affiliations
Arie E. Kaufman, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
Roni Yagel, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
Karl Heinz Hoehne, University Hospital Hamburg (Germany)
Andreas Pommert, University Hospital Hamburg (Germany)


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

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