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Stereoscopic volume imaging on personal computers under Microsoft Windows
Author(s): Michael A. Weissman
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Paper Abstract

`Volume imaging' is the process of visualizing image data that exists on a grid in three- dimensions: at every point in the volume, a gray-level or color value is known. These image volumes usually result from building a `stack' from a sequence of cross-sectional views, such as those from CT, MRI, and confocal imaging. Stereoscopic viewing is a very effective way of viewing and analyzing these volumes. The stereo pair is constructed using ray projections. My objectives for this paper are three-fold: (1) To present a new way to view stereo images on a PC computer. (2) To demonstrate the ease-of-use and high image quality of the system using sample images from confocal microscopy. (3) To present preliminary results for projection image processing on a PC from CT and MRI image stacks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 1995
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 2412, Three-Dimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing II, (23 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205344
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Michael A. Weissman, Perspective Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2412:
Three-Dimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing II
Tony Wilson; Carol J. Cogswell, Editor(s)

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