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Einar Heiberg, Tino Ebbers, Lars Wigstr?, Matts Karlsson, "ThreeDimensional Flow Characterization Using Vector Pattern Matching," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 313319, JulySeptember, 2003.  
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@article{ 10.1109/TVCG.2003.1207439, author = {Einar Heiberg and Tino Ebbers and Lars Wigstr? and Matts Karlsson}, title = {ThreeDimensional Flow Characterization Using Vector Pattern Matching}, journal ={IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics}, volume = {9}, number = {3}, issn = {10772626}, year = {2003}, pages = {313319}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TVCG.2003.1207439}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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TY  JOUR JO  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics TI  ThreeDimensional Flow Characterization Using Vector Pattern Matching IS  3 SN  10772626 SP313 EP319 EPD  313319 A1  Einar Heiberg, A1  Tino Ebbers, A1  Lars Wigstr?, A1  Matts Karlsson, PY  2003 KW  Flow topology KW  vortex identification KW  feature detection KW  noise sensitivity. VL  9 JA  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics ER   
Abstract—This paper describes a novel method for regional characterization of threedimensional vector fields using a pattern matching approach. Given a threedimensional vector field, the goal is to automatically locate, identify, and visualize a selected set of classes of structures or features. Rather than analytically defining the properties that must be fulfilled in a region in order to be classified as a specific structure, a set of idealized patterns for each structure type is constructed. Similarity to these patterns is then defined and calculated. Examples of structures of interest include vortices, swirling flow, diverging or converging flow, and parallel flow. Both medical and aerodynamic applications are presented in this paper.
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