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Low-Level Graphics Cues For Solicit Image Interpretation
Author(s): Michael A. McAnulty; Jill P. Gemmill; Kathleen A. Kegley; Haw-Tsang Chiu
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Paper Abstract

Several straightforward techniques for displaying arbitrary solids of the sort encountered in the life sciences are presented, all variations of simple three-dimensional scatter plots. They are all targeted for a medium cost raster display (an AED-5l2 has been used here). Practically any host computer may be used to implement them. All techniques are broadly applicable and were implemented as Master Degree projects. The major hardware constraint is data transmission speed, and this is met by minimizing the amount of graphical data, ignoring enhancement of the data, and using terminal scan-conversion and aspect firmware wherever possible. Three simple rendering techniques and the use of several graphics cues are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 August 1984
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0515, Medical Images and Icons, (3 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.964781
Show Author Affiliations
Michael A. McAnulty, University of Alabama at Birmingham (United States)
Jill P. Gemmill, University of Alabama at Birmingham (United States)
Kathleen A. Kegley, University of Alabama at Birmingham (United States)
Haw-Tsang Chiu, University of Alabama at Birmingham (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0515:
Medical Images and Icons
Andre J. Duerinckx; Murray H. Loew; Judith M. S. Prewitt, Editor(s)

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