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Direct Volume Rendering: A 3D Plotting Technique for Scientific Data
January/February 2008 (vol. 10 no. 1)
pp. 88-92
Steven P. Callahan, University of Utah
Jason H. Callahan, University of Utah
Carlos E. Scheidegger, University of Utah
Claudio T. Silva, University of Utah
Direct volume rendering is an effective method for plotting 3D scientific data, but it’s not used as frequently as it could be. Here, the authors summarize direct volume rendering and discuss barriers to taking advantage of this powerful technique.

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Index Terms:
volume rendering, 3D plots, scientific visualizations, vistrails, visualization corner
Citation:
Steven P. Callahan, Jason H. Callahan, Carlos E. Scheidegger, Claudio T. Silva, "Direct Volume Rendering: A 3D Plotting Technique for Scientific Data," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 88-92, Jan.-Feb. 2008, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2008.7
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