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July/August 2008 (vol. 10 no. 4)
pp. 20-29
Chad Jones, University of California, Davis
Kwan-Liu Ma, University of California, Davis
St?phane Ethier, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Wei-Li Lee, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
The authors describe a data exploration system that visualizes time-varying, multivariate, point-based data from gyrokinetic particle simulations. By using two interaction modes, their system lets researchers explore collections of densely packed particles and discover interesting aspects, such as the location and motion of particles trapped in turbulent plasma flow.

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Index Terms:
Particle visualization, multivariate visualization, information visualization, user interfaces, parallel coordinates
Citation:
Chad Jones, Kwan-Liu Ma, St?phane Ethier, Wei-Li Lee, "An Integrated Exploration Approach to Visualizing Multivariate Particle Data," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 20-29, July-Aug. 2008, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2008.88
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