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Computer Techniques For The Representation Of Three-Dimensional Data On A Two-Dimensional Display
Author(s): Gabor T. Herman; R.Anthony Reynolds; Jayaram K. Udupa
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Paper Abstract

We discuss computer techniques fordisplaying three-dimensional (3D) data using a two-dimensional (2D) display screen, with special emphasis on the representation of the data. Since our expertise is in medical imaging, we restrict our attention to techniques that have been found useful in that area. The first section gives a classification of methods that have appeared in the literature. The remaining two sections deal with specific topics which are of current interest to us: one with techniques of fast display with hidden surface removal and the other with a new approach to the representation and manipulation of three-dimensional scenes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 April 1983
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0367, Processing and Display of Three-Dimensional Data, (8 April 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934295
Show Author Affiliations
Gabor T. Herman, University of Pennsylvania (United States)
R.Anthony Reynolds, University of Pennsylvania (United States)
Jayaram K. Udupa, University of Pennsylvania (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0367:
Processing and Display of Three-Dimensional Data
James J. Pearson, Editor(s)

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