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Visualization Conference, IEEE (1995)
Atlanta, Georgia
Oct. 29, 1995 to Nov. 3, 1995
ISSN: 1070-2385
ISBN: 0-8186-7187-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. x

Program Committee (PDF)

pp. xiii

Keynote Panel (PDF)

pp. xv

Bibliography (PDF)

pp. xxii
2A: Papers: Volume Rendering, Ray Tracing, and Splatting I

A Hardware Acceleration Method for Volumetric Ray Tracing (Abstract)

Lisa M. Sobierajski , GE Corporate Research & Development
Ricardo S. Avila , GE Corporate Research & Development
pp. 27
3A: Papers: Molecular and Bio

Defining, Computing, and Visualizing Molecular Interfaces (Abstract)

Dinesh Manocha , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Frederick P. Brooks Jr , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
David C. Richardson , Duke University Medical Center
William V. Wright , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Amitabh Varshney , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 36

Enhancing Transparent Skin Surfaces with Ridge and Valley Lines (Abstract)

Victoria Interrante , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Henry Fuchs , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stephen Pizer , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 52
4A: Papers: Volume Rendering, Ray Tracing, and Splatting II

Splatting of curvilinear volumes (Abstract)

A. Kaufman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Lichan Hong , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Xiaoyang Mao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 61

On Enhancing the Speed of Splatting with Indexing (Abstract)

Insung Ihm , Sogang University
Rae Kyoung Lee , Sogang University
pp. 69

IFS Fractal Interpolation for 2D and 3D Visualization (Abstract)

Craig M. Wittenbrink , University of California, Santa Cruz
pp. 77
4B: Papers: Databases

An Architecture for Retaining and Analyzing Visual Explorations of Databases (Abstract)

Georges Grinstein , University of Massachusetts at Lowell
J.P. Lee , University of Massachusetts at Lowell
pp. 101
5A: Papers: Sonification and Color

An Illustrated Analysis of Sonification for Scientific Visualisation (Abstract)

A.R. Forrest , University of East Anglia
R. Minghim , University of East Anglia
pp. 110

A rule-based tool for assisting colormap selection (Abstract)

L.D. Bergman , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
L.A. Treinish , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
B.E. Rogowitz , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 118

Space Walking (Abstract)

Andrew J. Hanson , Indiana University
Hui Ma , Indiana University
pp. 126
6A: Papers: Isosurfaces

Fast Multiresolution Surface Meshing (Abstract)

Oliver Staadt , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Markus H. Gross , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Roger Gatti , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 135

Interval volume: a solid fitting technique for volumetric data display and analysis (Abstract)

H. Sato , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Ochanomizu Univ., Tokyo, Japan
Y. Maeda , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Ochanomizu Univ., Tokyo, Japan
I. Fujishiro , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Ochanomizu Univ., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 151

Fast Normal Estimation Using Surface Characteristics (Abstract)

Yeong Gil Shin , Seoul National University
Byeong Seok Shin , Seoul National University
pp. 159
6B: Papers: Compression

Compression Domain Rendering of Time-Resolved Volume Data (Abstract)

Ruediger Westermann , German National Research Center for Computer Science
pp. 168

High-Speed Volume Rendering Using Redundant Block Compression (Abstract)

Guenter Knittel , University of Tuebingen, Germany
pp. 176

Authenticity Analysis of Wavelet Approximations in Visualization (Abstract)

R. Daniel Bergeron , University of New Hampshire
Pak Chung Wong , University of New Hampshire
pp. 184

Direct Rendering of Laplacian Pyramid Compressed Volume Data (Abstract)

Mohammad H. Ghavamnia , University of Regina
Xue D. Yang , University of Regina
pp. 192
7A: Papers: Information Visualization

Automatic generation of triangular irregular networks using greedy cuts (Abstract)

J.S.B. Mitchell , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
A.E. Kaufman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
C.T. Silva , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 201

Legibility Enhancement for Information Visualisation (Abstract)

Rob Ingram , University of Nottingham
Steve Benford , University of Nottingham
pp. 209

A Model and a System for Data-Parallel Program Visualization (Abstract)

Thomas A. Wagner , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
R. Daniel Bergeron , University of New Hampshire
pp. 224
7B: Papers: Vector and Tensor

Enhanced Spot Noise for Vector Field Visualization (Abstract)

Willem C. de Leeuw , Delft University of Technology
Jarke J. Van Wijk , Netherlands Energy Research Foundation ECN
pp. 233

Interactive visualization of mixed scalar and vector fields (Abstract)

Lichan Hong , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Xiaoyang Mao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
A. Kaufman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 240

Vector Plots for Irregular Grids (Abstract)

Don Dovey , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
pp. 248

Tensor Product Surfaces Guided by Minimal Surface Area Triangulations (Abstract)

Kenneth R. Sloan , University of Alabama at Birmingham
John K. Johnstone , University of Alabama at Birmingham
pp. 254
8A: Papers: Exploratory Visualization

An Extended Data-Flow Architecture for Data Analysis and Visualization (Abstract)

Lloyd Treinish , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Greg Abram , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
pp. 263

High Dimensional Brushing for Interactive Exploration of Multivariate Data (Abstract)

Allen R. Martin , Advanced Graphics Division, Silicon Graphics Incorporated
Matthew O. Ward , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
pp. 271

Recursive Pattern: A Technique for Visualizing Very Large Amounts of Data (Abstract)

Daniel A. Keim , University of Munich
Mihael Ankerst , University of Munich
Hans-Peter Kriegel , University of Munich
pp. 279
9A: Papers: Icons and Objects

Iconic Techniques for Feature Visualization (Abstract)

Frank J. Post , Delft University of Technology
Deborah Silver , Rutgers University
Theo Van Walsum , Delft University of Technology
Frits H. Post , Delft University of Technology
pp. 288

Voxel based object simplification (Abstract)

Lichan Hong , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
A. Varshney , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Taosong He , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
S. Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
A. Kaufman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 296

3D Computational Steering with Parametrized Geometric Objects (Abstract)

Jarke J. Van Wijk , Netherlands Energy Research Foundation ECN
Jurriaan D. Mulder , Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science CWI
pp. 304
10A: Papers: Flow Visualization

Fast Algorithms for Visualizing Fluid Motion in Steady Flow on Unstructured Grids (Abstract)

S.K. Ueng , University of Utah
K. Sikorski , University of Utah
Kwan-Liu Ma , NASA Langley Research Center
pp. 313

Optimization of Time-Dependent Particle Tracing Using Tetrahedral Decomposition (Abstract)

David A. Lane , NASA Ames Research Center
David N. Kenwright , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 321

Unsteady Flow Volumes (Abstract)

Barry G. Becker , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
David A. Lane , NASA Ames Research Center
Nelson L. Max , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
pp. 329
2B: Case Studies: Mathematics and Philosophy

Propositional n-Traces: Visualizing a Problem in Philosophical Logic (Abstract)

Ray Jennings , Simon Fraser University
F. David Fracchia , Simon Fraser University
Loki Jorgenson , Simon Fraser University
Nathalie Prevost , Simon Fraser University
pp. 338

Qualitative Analysis of Invariant Tori in a Dynamical System (Abstract)

Kossi D. Edoh , Simon Fraser University
Gianne Derks , Simon Fraser University
Daryl Hepting , Simon Fraser University
Robert D. Russell , Simon Fraser University
pp. 342
5C: Case Studies: Design and Manufacturing

Visualization for Aerodynamic Design of Helicopter Rotor Blades (Abstract)

G. David Kerlick , Boeing Information and Support Services
pp. 351

Visualization of high speed aerodynamic configuration design (Abstract)

M. Hannemann , German Aerosp. Res. Establ., Gottingen, Germany
H. Sobieczky , German Aerosp. Res. Establ., Gottingen, Germany
pp. 355

Volume-Based Reasoning and Visualization of Diecastability (Abstract)

A.B. Rebello , The Ohio State University
R.A. Miller , The Ohio State University
S.C. Lu , The Ohio State University
Roni Yagel , The Ohio State University
pp. 359
7C: Case Studies: Science From the Small to the Astrophysical

Marching through the Visible Man (Abstract)

W.E. Lorensen , Corp. Res. & Dev., Gen. Electr. Co., Schenectady, NY, USA
pp. 368

Astronomers and their Shady Algorithms (Abstract)

Richard Gooch , Maquarie University
pp. 374
8B: Case Studies: Fluid Dynamics

Flow visualization in a hypersonic fin/ramp flow (Abstract)

H.-G. Pagendarm , German Aerosp. Res. Establ., Gottingen, Germany
T. Gerhold , German Aerosp. Res. Establ., Gottingen, Germany
pp. 379

Turbulent Flow Visualization in Computational and Experimental Hydraulics (Abstract)

A.E. Mynett , Delft Hydraulics
I.A. Sadarjoen , Delft Univ. of Technology
A.J.S. Hin , University of Groningen
pp. 388
10B: Case Studies: Fish, Marine Mammals, and Their Environment

Interactive 3D visualization of actual anatomy and simulated chemical time-course data for fish (Abstract)

J. Nichols , Sci. Visualization Lab., US Environ. Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
P. Rheingans , Sci. Visualization Lab., US Environ. Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
M. Marietta , Sci. Visualization Lab., US Environ. Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
pp. 393
Panels

Color Plates (PDF)

pp. C-1

Index of Authors (PDF)

pp. 485
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