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A unified toolkit for information and scientific visualization
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Paper Abstract

We present an expansion of the popular open source Visualization Toolkit (VTK) to support the ingestion, processing, and display of informatics data. The result is a flexible, component-based pipeline framework for the integration and deployment of algorithms in the scientific and informatics fields. This project, code named "Titan", is one of the first efforts to address the unification of information and scientific visualization in a systematic fashion. The result includes a wide range of informatics-oriented functionality: database access, graph algorithms, graph layouts, views, charts, UI components and more. Further, the data distribution, parallel processing and client/server capabilities of VTK provide an excellent platform for scalable analysis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 January 2009
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 7243, Visualization and Data Analysis 2009, 72430H (20 January 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.805589
Show Author Affiliations
Brian Wylie, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Jeffrey Baumes, Kitware, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7243:
Visualization and Data Analysis 2009
Katy Börner; Jinah Park, Editor(s)

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