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Visualization Conference, IEEE (1997)
Phoenix, AZ
Oct. 19, 1997 to Oct. 24, 1997
ISSN: 1070-2385
ISBN: 0-8186-8262-0
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. 11
Session 2B: Volume Rendering I

A comparison of normal estimation schemes (Abstract)

R. Machiraju , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
K. Mueller , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
T. Moller , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
R. Yagel , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 19

Collision detection for volumetric objects (Abstract)

Taosong He , AT&T Bell Labs., Naperville, IL, USA
A. Kaufman , AT&T Bell Labs., Naperville, IL, USA
pp. 27

The VSBUFFER: visibility ordering of unstructured volume primitives by polygon drawing (Abstract)

R. Westermann , Comput. Graphics Group, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
T. Ertl , Comput. Graphics Group, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
pp. 35

Color Plate (Abstract)

pp. 527

Volume rendering of abdominal aortic aneurysms (Abstract)

P. Cahoon , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
B. Flak , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
C.G. Healey , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
R.C. Tam , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
pp. 43

Color Plate (Abstract)

pp. 528
Session 3A: Vector Fields

Auralization of streamline vorticity in computational fluid dynamics data (Abstract)

C.R. Volpe , GE Corp. Res. & Dev., Schenectady, NY, USA
E.P. Glinert , GE Corp. Res. & Dev., Schenectady, NY, USA
pp. 51

Singularities in nonuniform tensor fields (Abstract)

Yingmei Lavin , Dept. of Phys., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
Y. Levy , Dept. of Phys., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
L. Hesselink , Dept. of Phys., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 59

Visualization of higher order singularities in vector fields (Abstract)

A. Rockwood , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
H. Kruger , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
M. Menzel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
G. Scheuermann , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
H. Hagen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
pp. 67

Principal stream surfaces (Abstract)

Wenli Cai , Fraunhofer Inst. for Comput. Graphics, Germany
Pheng-Ann Heng , Fraunhofer Inst. for Comput. Graphics, Germany
pp. 75
Session 3B: Terrain Visualization

ROAMing terrain: Real-time Optimally Adapting Meshes (Abstract)

C. Aldrich , Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
M. Duchaineau , Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
D.E. Sigeti , Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
M.B. Mineev-Weinstein , Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
M.C. Miller , Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
M. Wolinsky , Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
pp. 81

Visualization of height field data with physical models and texture photomapping (Abstract)

M. Bailey , California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
D. Clark , California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
pp. 89

Visualization of large terrains in resource-limited computing environments (Abstract)

C. Gotsman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Technion-Israel Inst. of Technol., Haifa, Israel
B. Rabinovich , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Technion-Israel Inst. of Technol., Haifa, Israel
pp. 95

Building and traversing a surface at variable resolution (Abstract)

E. Puppo , Dipt. di Inf. e Sci. dell'Inf., Genoa Univ., Italy
L. de Fioriani , Dipt. di Inf. e Sci. dell'Inf., Genoa Univ., Italy
P. Magillo , Dipt. di Inf. e Sci. dell'Inf., Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 103
Session 4A: Information Visualization

Multivariate visualization using metric scaling (Abstract)

Pak Chung Wong , Dept. of Comput. Sci., New Hampshire Univ., Durham, NH, USA
R.D. Bergeron , Dept. of Comput. Sci., New Hampshire Univ., Durham, NH, USA
pp. 111

Visualizing the behaviour of higher dimensional dynamical systems (Abstract)

E. Groller , Inst. of Comput. Graphics, Wien Univ. of Technol., Austria
H. Loffelmann , Inst. of Comput. Graphics, Wien Univ. of Technol., Austria
R. Wegenkittl , Inst. of Comput. Graphics, Wien Univ. of Technol., Austria
pp. 119

Displaying data in multidimensional relevance space with 2D visualization maps (Abstract)

J. Assa , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tel Aviv Univ., Israel
T. Milo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tel Aviv Univ., Israel
D. Cohen-Or , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tel Aviv Univ., Israel
pp. 127
Session 4B: MultiResolution

Multiresolution tetrahedral framework for visualizing regular volume data (Abstract)

Yong Zhou , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Baoquan Chen , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
A. Kaufman , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 135

Haar wavelets over triangular domains with applications to multiresolution models for flow over a sphere (Abstract)

Junwon Sung , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
Il-Hong Jung , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
G.M. Nielson , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 143

Wavelet-based multiresolutional representation of computational field simulation datasets (Abstract)

Zhifan Zhu , NSF Eng. Res. Center for Comput. Field Simulation, Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
B. Fry , NSF Eng. Res. Center for Comput. Field Simulation, Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
R. Moorhead , NSF Eng. Res. Center for Comput. Field Simulation, Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
R. Machiraju , NSF Eng. Res. Center for Comput. Field Simulation, Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
pp. 151
Session 5A: User Interfaces & Interaction

Dynamic color mapping of bivariate qualitative data (Abstract)

P. Rheingans , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Mississippi Univ., MS, USA
pp. 159

Constrained 3D navigation with 2D controllers (Abstract)

E.A. Wernert , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN, USA
A.J. Hanson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN, USA
pp. 175
Session 5B: Volume Rendering II

Two-phase perspective ray casting for interactive volume navigation (Abstract)

H.T. Nguyen , Microcomput. Res. Labs., Intel Corp., USA
M. Brady , Microcomput. Res. Labs., Intel Corp., USA
T. Nguyen , Microcomput. Res. Labs., Intel Corp., USA
K. Jung , Microcomput. Res. Labs., Intel Corp., USA
pp. 183

Accelerated volume rendering using homogeneous region encoding (Abstract)

K. Sloan , Silicon Graphics Inc., USA
J. Freund , Silicon Graphics Inc., USA
pp. 191

An anti-aliasing technique for splatting (Abstract)

K. Mueller , Adv. Comput. Center for the Arts & Design, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
R. Yagel , Adv. Comput. Center for the Arts & Design, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
N. Shareel , Adv. Comput. Center for the Arts & Design, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
T. Moller , Adv. Comput. Center for the Arts & Design, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
J.E. Swan, II , Adv. Comput. Center for the Arts & Design, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
R. Crawfis , Adv. Comput. Center for the Arts & Design, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 197
Session 6A: Isosurfaces

Efficient subdivision of finite-element datasets into consistent tetrahedra (Abstract)

G. Albertelli , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
R.A. Crawfis , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 213

Interval volume tetrahedrization (Abstract)

G.M. Nielson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
Junwon Sung , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 221

Computing the separating surface for segmented data (Abstract)

G.M. Nielson , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
R. Franke , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 229
Session 6B: Visualization Systems

Application-controlled demand paging for out-of-core visualization (Abstract)

D. Ellsworth , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
M. Cox , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
pp. 235

GADGET: goal-oriented application design guidance for modular visualization environments (Abstract)

Y. Ichikawa , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Ochanomizu Univ., Tokyo, Japan
I. Fujishiro , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Ochanomizu Univ., Tokyo, Japan
Y. Takeshima , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Ochanomizu Univ., Tokyo, Japan
K. Nakamura , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Ochanomizu Univ., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 245

Collaborative visualization (Abstract)

J. Wood , Sch. of Comput. Studies, Leeds Univ., UK
K. Brodie , Sch. of Comput. Studies, Leeds Univ., UK
H. Wright , Sch. of Comput. Studies, Leeds Univ., UK
pp. 253

VizWiz: a Java applet for interactive 3D scientific visualization on the Web (Abstract)

M. Bailey , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
C. Michaels , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
pp. 261
Session 7A: Data Extraction

Image synthesis from a sparse set of views (Abstract)

Qian Chen , Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
G. Medioni , Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 269

Virtualized reality: constructing time-varying virtual worlds from real world events (Abstract)

P.J. Narayanan , Robotics Inst., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
P. Rander , Robotics Inst., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
T. Kanade , Robotics Inst., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 277

Extracting feature lines from 3D unstructured grids (Abstract)

Kwan-Liu Ma , Inst. for Comput. Applications in Sci. & Eng., NASA Langley Res. Center, Hampton, VA, USA
V. Interrante , Inst. for Comput. Applications in Sci. & Eng., NASA Langley Res. Center, Hampton, VA, USA
pp. 285

I/O optimal isosurface extraction (Abstract)

C.T. Silva , State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Yi-Jen Chiang , State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 293
Session 7B: Flow Visualization

Fast oriented line integral convolution for vector field visualization via the Internet (Abstract)

E. Groller , Inst. of Comput. Graphics, Wien Univ. of Technol., Austria
R. Wegenkittl , Inst. of Comput. Graphics, Wien Univ. of Technol., Austria
pp. 309

UFLIC: a line integral convolution algorithm for visualizing unsteady flows (Abstract)

D.L. Kao , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Han-Wei Shen , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
pp. 317

The motion map: efficient computation of steady flow animations (Abstract)

W. Lefer , Lab., Calais, France
B. Jobard , Lab., Calais, France
pp. 323
Session 8A: Compression

Integrated volume compression and visualization (Abstract)

A. Kaufman , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
H. Pfister , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Taosong He , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Tzi-Cker Chiueh , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Chuan-Kai Yang , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 329

Multiresolution compression and reconstruction (Abstract)

M.H. Gross , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Eidgenossische Tech. Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland
R. Weber , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Eidgenossische Tech. Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland
O.G. Staadt , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Eidgenossische Tech. Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 337

Optimized geometry compression for real-time rendering (Abstract)

M.M. Chow , MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 347
Session 9A: Polygonal Surfaces

Architectural walkthroughs using portal textures (Abstract)

D.G. Aliaga , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
A.A. Lastra , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pp. 355

Repairing CAD models (Abstract)

S. Kumar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD, USA
G. Barequet , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD, USA
pp. 363

Dynamic smooth subdivision surfaces for data visualization (Abstract)

C. Mandal , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci. & Eng., Florida Univ., Gainesville, FL, USA
Hong Qin , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci. & Eng., Florida Univ., Gainesville, FL, USA
B.C. Vemuri , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci. & Eng., Florida Univ., Gainesville, FL, USA
pp. 371
Session 1OA: Surface Simplification

Smooth hierarchical surface triangulations (Abstract)

G.L. Schussman , Center for Image Process. & Integrated Comput., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
K.I. Joy , Center for Image Process. & Integrated Comput., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
T.S. Gieng , Center for Image Process. & Integrated Comput., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
B. Hamann , Center for Image Process. & Integrated Comput., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
I.J. Trotts , Center for Image Process. & Integrated Comput., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
pp. 379

The multilevel finite element method for adaptive mesh optimization and visualization of volume data (Abstract)

C. Lurig , Comput. Graphics Group, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
T. Ertl , Comput. Graphics Group, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
R. Grosso , Comput. Graphics Group, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
pp. 387

Simplifying polygonal models using successive mappings (Abstract)

D. Manocha , North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
M. Olano , North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J. Cohen , North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pp. 395

Controlled simplification of genus for polygonal models (Abstract)

A. Varshney , State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
J. El-Sana , State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 403
Session 2C: Flow Visualization

Vortex identification-applications in aerodynamics: a case study (Abstract)

R. Haimes , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
D. Kenwright , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
pp. 413

exVis: developing a wind tunnel data visualization tool (Abstract)

S.P. Uselton , MRJ Technol. Solutions, NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
pp. 417

Towards Efficient Visualization Support for Single-block and Multi-block Datasets (Abstract)

Jean M. Favre , Swiss Center for Scientific Computing (CSCSBCSC)
pp. 425
Session 3C: Medical Visualization

Brushing techniques for exploring volume datasets (Abstract)

Pak Chung Wong , Dept. of Comput. Sci., New Hampshire Univ., Durham, NH, USA
R.D. Bergeron , Dept. of Comput. Sci., New Hampshire Univ., Durham, NH, USA
pp. 429

Interactive volume rendering for virtual colonoscopy (Abstract)

Ming Wan , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Yong Zhou , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Zhengrong Liang , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Suya You , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Lichan Hong , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
S. Muraki , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
A. Kaufman , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
K. Junyaprasert , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
M. Wax , Center for Visual Comput., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 433

DNA visual and analytic data mining (Abstract)

P. Hoffman , Inst. for Visualization & Perception Res., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
E. Stanley , Inst. for Visualization & Perception Res., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
I. Grosse , Inst. for Visualization & Perception Res., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
G. Grinstein , Inst. for Visualization & Perception Res., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
K. Marx , Inst. for Visualization & Perception Res., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
pp. 437

An interactive cerebral blood vessel exploration system (Abstract)

I. Navazo , Polytech. Univ. of Catalonia, Spain
D. Tost , Polytech. Univ. of Catalonia, Spain
A. Puig , Polytech. Univ. of Catalonia, Spain
pp. 443
Session 5C: Educational Visualization

Instructional software for visualizing optical phenomena (Abstract)

K.N. Vidimce , NSF Eng. Res. Center, Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
D.C. Banks , NSF Eng. Res. Center, Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
Ming-Hoe Kiu , NSF Eng. Res. Center, Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
J.T. Foley , NSF Eng. Res. Center, Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
pp. 447

Visualization of geometric algorithms in an electronic classroom (Abstract)

A. Tal , Dept. of Appl. Math., Weizmann Inst. of Sci., Rehovot, Israel
M. Shneerson , Dept. of Appl. Math., Weizmann Inst. of Sci., Rehovot, Israel
pp. 455

Collaborative augmented reality: exploring dynamical systems (Abstract)

H. Loffelmann , Wien Univ. of Technol., Austria
A. Fuhrmann , Wien Univ. of Technol., Austria
D. Schmalstieg , Wien Univ. of Technol., Austria
pp. 459

Pearls found on the way to the ideal interface for scanned probe microscopes (Abstract)

V.L. Chi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
S. Paulson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
S. Okimoto , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
N. Llopis-Artime , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
M. Falvo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
D. Glick , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
R.M. Taylor, II , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
P. Thiansathaporn , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
R. Superfine , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Jun Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
F.P. Brooks, Jr. , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
S. Washburn , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pp. 467

Viewing IGES files through VRML (Abstract)

J. Marti , Defense Group Inc., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
pp. 471

Visualization of plant growth (Abstract)

Xiuwen Liu , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
J.J. Loomis , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
Zhaohua Ding , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
H. Ishikawa , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
K. Fujimura , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
M.L. Evans , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 475

Color Plate (Abstract)

pp. 580

Determination of unknown particle charges in a thunder cloud based upon detected electric field vectors (Abstract)

D. Drake , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Mississippi Univ., MS, USA
T. Simpson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Mississippi Univ., MS, USA
P. Rheingans , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Mississippi Univ., MS, USA
L. Smithmier , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Mississippi Univ., MS, USA
pp. 479

Interactive visualization of aircraft and power generation engines (Abstract)

W. Schroeder , GE Corp. Res. & Dev., Miskayuna, NY, USA
L. Sobierajski , GE Corp. Res. & Dev., Miskayuna, NY, USA
pp. 483
Session 9B: Math & Statistics

Visualization of rotation fields (Abstract)

M.A. Livingston , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pp. 491

Isosurface extraction using particle systems (Abstract)

E. Angel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM, USA
P. Crossno , Dept. of Comput. Sci., New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM, USA
pp. 495

A visualization of music (Abstract)

G.N. Williams , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
S.M. Smith , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 499
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Author Index (PDF)

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