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Issue No.02 - March/April (1990 vol.10)
pp: 24-32
<p>The methods and algorithms used for volumetric rendering of medical computed tomography data are described in detail. Volumetric rendering allows for the use of a mixture paradigm for representation of the volume to be rendered and uses mathematical techniques to reduce or eliminate aliasing. A step-by-step description of the process used to generate two types of images (unshaded and shaded surfaces) is included. The technique generates three-dimensional images of computed tomography data with unprecedented image quality. Images generated with this technique are in routine clinical use.</p>
Derek R. Ney, Elliot K. Fishman, Donna Magid, Robert A. Drebin, "Volumetric Rendering", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.10, no. 2, pp. 24-32, March/April 1990, doi:10.1109/38.50670
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