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Gunther Weber, PeerTimo Bremer, Valerio Pascucci, "Topological Landscapes: A Terrain Metaphor for Scientific Data," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 14161423, November/December, 2007.  
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@article{ 10.1109/TVCG.2007.70601, author = {Gunther Weber and PeerTimo Bremer and Valerio Pascucci}, title = {Topological Landscapes: A Terrain Metaphor for Scientific Data}, journal ={IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics}, volume = {13}, number = {6}, issn = {10772626}, year = {2007}, pages = {14161423}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TVCG.2007.70601}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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