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Issue No. 02 - March-April (2013 vol. 15)
ISSN: 1521-9615
pp: 41-46
Yan-Lin Luo , Beijing Normal University and the Institute of Software of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Three-dimensional visualizations of cerebral vessel structures are helpful for diagnosing diseases. However, when viewing several overlapping cerebral vessels using traditional ray casting, it's difficult to decide clear depth ordering. As a solution, distance color blending and stereoscopic depth enhancement are combined with CUDA-based pre-integrated volume rendering and its advanced transfer function for improved depth perception.
Image color analysis, Rendering (computer graphics), Stereo image processing, Angiography, Blood vessels, Medical simulation, Scientific computing, Transfer functions, Three dimensional displays, scientific computing, cerebral vessel visualization, transfer function, TF, ray-casting volume rendering, depth-cue enhancement

Y. Luo, "Effectively Visualizing the Spatial Structure of Cerebral Blood Vessels," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 15, no. , pp. 41-46, 2013.
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