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Real-time 3D rendering of volumes on a 64-bit architecture
Author(s): Christopher H. Wood; Chen Ling; Chi-Yin Lee
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Paper Abstract

Three dimensional (3-D) rendering is a useful technique for visualizing anatomical structures. However, the rendering process is computationally expensive. In this paper, we present a 3D renderer which can render 3D medical images in real time but requires little data pre- processing, a small amount of additional memory and no special hardware. The system has the capacity of rendering multiple objects so that the complex relationship between different segmented anatomical structured can be illustrated in the rendered view.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2707, Medical Imaging 1996: Image Display, (15 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238442
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Christopher H. Wood, Picker International, Inc. (United States)
Chen Ling, Picker International, Inc. (United States)
Chi-Yin Lee, Picker International, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2707:
Medical Imaging 1996: Image Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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