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Image plane partition approach for irregular data visualization
Author(s): Bin Li; Xundong Liang; Shenquan Liu
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Paper Abstract

Intersecting and visibility ordering are key problems that affect the efficiency of volume rendering, especially when the grid of data field is irregular. In this paper, a partition approach for direct volume rendering the irregular 3D data field is given. In this approach, the image plane is partitioned and the current boundary cell set is divided correspondingly. By exploiting the characteristic of adjacency, the efficiency of intersecting is increased, therefore the rendering speeds up. The implementation of the approach, together with some results is given in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 March 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2644, Fourth International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics, (22 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.235487
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Bin Li, Institute of Computing Technology (China)
Xundong Liang, Institute of Computing Technology (China)
Shenquan Liu, Institute of Computing Technology (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2644:
Fourth International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics
Shuzi Yang; Ji Zhou; Cheng-Gang Li, Editor(s)

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