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Issue No.05 - September/October (2008 vol.28)
pp: 16-21
Elizabeth Carvalho , University of Minho
Ad?rito Marcos , University of Minho
Maribel Yasmina Santos , University of Minho
Jo? Espregueira-Mendes , University of Minho
ABSTRACT
A cartographic-oriented model uses algebraic map operations to perform spatial analysis of medical data relative to the human body. A prototype system uses 3D visualization techniques to deliver analysis results. A prototype implementation suggests the model might provide the basis for a medical application tool that introduces new information insight.
INDEX TERMS
Medical applications, Information visualization, Scientific visualization, User interfaces
CITATION
Elizabeth Carvalho, Ad?rito Marcos, Maribel Yasmina Santos, Jo? Espregueira-Mendes, "A Prototype for Cartographic Human Body Analysis", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.28, no. 5, pp. 16-21, September/October 2008, doi:10.1109/MCG.2008.88
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