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Streamline visualization of multiple 2D vector fields
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Paper Abstract

The analysis of data that consists of multiple vector fields can be greatly facilitated by the simultaneous visualization of the vector fields. An effective visualization must accurately reflect the key physical structures of the fields in a way that does not allow for an unintended bias toward one distribution. While there are several effective techniques to visualize a single vector field through equally spaced streamlines, applying these techniques to individual vector fields and combining them in a single image yields undesirable artifacts. In this paper, we present strategies for the effective visualization of two vector fields through the use of streamlines.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 January 2008
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6809, Visualization and Data Analysis 2008, 680909 (28 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.765574
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Timothy Urness, Drake Univ. (United States)
Victoria Interrante, Univ. of Minnesota (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6809:
Visualization and Data Analysis 2008
Katy Börner; Matti T. Gröhn; Jinah Park; Jonathan C. Roberts, Editor(s)

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