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Voreen: A Rapid-Prototyping Environment for Ray-Casting-Based Volume Visualizations
November/December 2009 (vol. 29 no. 6)
pp. 6-13
Jennis Meyer-Spradow, University of Münster
Timo Ropinski, University of Münster
Jörg Mensmann, University of Münster
Klaus Hinrichs, University of Münster
The Voreen volume-rendering engine provides an environment for realizing volume visualizations, which exploit GPU-based ray casting techniques. To alleviate the development process, visual prototyping can be peformed by editing a data flow network graph. While this environment gives full flexibility when designing novel visualizations, the component-based architecture ensures that the realized visualization techniques can be exploited in interactive applications without any performance penalty.

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Index Terms:
Voreen, volume rendering, GPU-based ray casting
Citation:
Jennis Meyer-Spradow, Timo Ropinski, Jörg Mensmann, Klaus Hinrichs, "Voreen: A Rapid-Prototyping Environment for Ray-Casting-Based Volume Visualizations," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 6-13, Nov.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MCG.2009.130
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