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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2008 vol. 10)
ISSN: 1521-9615
pp: 41-47
Yanling Liu , George Mason University
Lin Yang , Sichuan Continuing Education College of Medical Sciences, China
Jim X. Chen , George Mason University
ABSTRACT
This article presents a new, voxel-based virtual human anatomy learning system. Using cryosection images to construct human parts provides accurate natural-appearance rendering for both the boundary and inner structure of human parts. The authors developed a novel voxel-based surface-reconstruction algorithm for fast surface reconstruction and real-time modification to volume data. Focusing on high-quality human parts rendering as well as real-time interaction, the system provides a better platform for virtually learning human anatomy.
INDEX TERMS
visualization, computer graphics, virtual human anatomy, surface reconstruction
CITATION
Yanling Liu, Lin Yang, Jim X. Chen, "Real-Time Photorealistic Virtual Human Anatomy", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 10, no. , pp. 41-47, March/April 2008, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2008.61
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