The Community for Technology Leaders
Visualization Conference, IEEE (1998)
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Oct. 18, 1998 to Oct. 23, 1998
ISBN: 0-8186-9176-x
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Preface (PDF)

pp. 11
Keystone Session

Modern Trompe L'oeil (PDF)

Pat Hanrahan , Stanford University
pp. 15
Session 2B: Terrain Visualization and Level of Detail Techniques

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 515

Contour Interpolation and Surface Reconstruction of Smooth Terrain Models (Abstract)

Jianyun Chai , Sanei Co.
Takaharu Miyoshi , Hiroshima Institute of Technology
Eihachiro Nakamae , Hiroshima Institute of Technology
pp. 27

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 516

Efficient Implementation of Multi-Triangulations (Abstract)

Paola Magillo , Università di Genova
Leila De Floriani , Università di Genova
Enrico Puppo , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
pp. 43

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 517
Session 3A: Surfaces and Level of Detail Techniques

Visualization of Scalar Topology for Structural Enhancement (Abstract)

D. R. Schikore , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
C. L. Bajaj , University of Texas at Austin
V. Pascucci , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 51

A General Method for Preserving Attribute Values on Simplified Meshes (Abstract)

R. Scopigno , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
C. Rocchini , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
P. Cignoni , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
C. Montani , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
pp. 59

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 518

Surface Reconstruction with Anisotropic Density-Scaled Alpha Shapes (Abstract)

Michael Capps , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Marek Teichmann , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 67

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 519
Session 3B: Feature Detection and Visualization

Tracking Scalar Features in Unstructured Datasets (Abstract)

Xin Wang , Rutgers University
Deborah Silver , Rutgers University
pp. 79

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 521

Feature Detection in Linked Derived Spaces (Abstract)

Chris Henze , MRJ Technology Solutions Inc. and NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 87

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 522

Extremal Feature Extraction from 3-D Vector and Noisy Scalar Fields (Abstract)

Gérard Medioni , University of Southern California
Chi-Keung Tang , University of Southern California
pp. 95

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 523

Feature Comparisons of Vector Fields Using Earth Mover's Distance (Abstract)

Yingmei Lavin , Stanford University
Rajesh Batra , Stanford University
Lambertus Hesselink , Stanford University
pp. 103
Session 4A: Multi-Dimensional Visualization

Building Perceptual Textures to Visualize Multidimensional Datasets (Abstract)

James T. Enns , University of British Columbia
Christopher G. Healey , North Carolina State University
pp. 111

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 525

Efficient Co-Triangulation of Large Data Sets (Abstract)

Jane Troutner , Western Geophysical
John Shrout , Western Geophysical
Wendell Wiggins , Western Geophysical
Henrik Weimer , Rice University
Joe Warren , Rice University
pp. 119

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 526

Visualizing Diffusion Tensor Images of the Mouse Spinal Cord (Abstract)

Eric T. Ahrens , California Institute of Technology
Matthew J. Avalos , California Institute of Technology
Carol Readhead , Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
David Kremers , California Institute of Technology
Russell E. Jacobs , California Institute of Technology
David H. Laidlaw , California Institute of Technology
pp. 127

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 527
Session 4B: Flow and Streamlines

Image-Guided Streamline Placement on Curvilinear Grid Surfaces (Abstract)

Yuji Hatanaka , Yamanashi University
Hidenori Higashida , Yamanashi University
Atsumi Imamiya , Yamanashi University
Xiaoyang Mao , Yamanashi University
pp. 135

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 528

Automatic Detection of Open and Closed Separation and Attachment Lines (Abstract)

David N. Kenwright , MRJ Technology Solutions and NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 151
Session 5A: Isosurface Extraction

Isosurface Extraction in Time-Varying Fields Using a Temporal Hierarchical Index Tree (Abstract)

Han-Wei Shen , MRJ Technology Solutions / NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 159

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 529

Interactive Out-Of-Core Isosurface Extraction (Abstract)

Yi-Jen Chiang , Polytechnic University
Cláudio T. Silva , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
pp. 167

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 530

View Dependent Isosurface Extraction (Abstract)

Charles Hansen , University of Utah
Yarden Livnat , University of Utah
pp. 175
Session 5B: Information Visualization

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 531

TOPIC ISLANDS™ — A Wavelet-Based Text Visualization System (Abstract)

Nancy E. Miller , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Mary Brewster , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Harlan Foote , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Pak Chung Wong , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
pp. 189

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 532

Continuous Cartogram Construction (Abstract)

Donald H. House , Texas A&M University
Christopher J. Kocmoud , Texas A&M University
pp. 197
Session 6B: Interactive Visualization/VR/Animation

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 534

Efficient Warping for Architectural Walkthroughs Using Layered Depth Images (Abstract)

Anselmo Lastra , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Daniel Aliaga , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Voicu Popescu , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Manual de Oliveira Neto , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 211

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 535

Visualizing Differences in Movies of Cortical Activity (Abstract)

David M. Senseman , University of Texas at San Antonio
Kay A. Robbins , University of Texas at San Antonio
pp. 217

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 536

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 537
Session 7A: Isosurface & Volume Rendering

Interactive Ray Tracing for Isosurface Rendering (Abstract)

Peter-Pike Sloan , University of Utah
Peter Shirley , University of Utah
Yarden Livnat , University of Utah
Charles Hansen , University of Utah
Steven Parker , University of Utah
pp. 233

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 538

Eliminating Popping Artifacts in Sheet Buffer-Based Splatting (Abstract)

Klaus Mueller , Ohio State University
Roger Crawfis , Ohio State University
pp. 239

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 539

Accelerated Ray-Casting for Curvilinear Volumes (Abstract)

Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Lichan Hong , Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
pp. 247

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 540

High Quality Rendering of Attributed Volume Data (Abstract)

Ulf Tiede , University Hospital Eppendorf
Thomas Schiemann , University Hospital Eppendorf
Karl Heinz Höhne , University Hospital Eppendorf
pp. 255

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 541
Session 7B: Simplification

Simplifying Surfaces with Color and Texture Using Quadric Error Metrics (Abstract)

Paul S. Heckbert , Carnegie Mellon University
Michael Garland , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 264

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 542

A Unified Approach for Simplifying Polygonal and Spline Models (Abstract)

D. Manocha , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M. Gopi , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 271

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 543

Fast and Memory Efficient Polygonal Simplification (Abstract)

Greg Turk , Georgia Institute of Technology
Peter Lindstrom , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 279

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 544

Simplification of Tetrahedral Meshes (Abstract)

Bernd Hamann , University of California at Davis
Issac J. Trotts , University of California at Davis
Kenneth I. Joy , University of California at Davis
David F. Wiley , University of California at Davis
pp. 287
Session 8A: Tensor/Flow

Interactive Deformations from Tensor Fields (Abstract)

Alex Pang , University of California at Santa Cruz
Ed Boring , University of California at Santa Cruz
pp. 297

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 545

Real-Time Techniques for 3D Flow Visualization (Abstract)

Eduard Gröller , Vienna University of Technology
Anton Fuhrmann , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 305

Wavelets over Curvilinear Grids (Abstract)

Il-Hong Jung , Arizona State University
Junwon Sung , Arizona State University
Gregory M. Nielson , Arizona State University
pp. 313
Session 9A: Image-Based Techniques and Volume Analysis

Image-Based Transfer Function Design for Data Exploration in Volume Visualization (Abstract)

Mihran Tuceryan , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Shiaofen Fang , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Tom Biddlecome , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
pp. 319

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 546

Image-Based Rendering with Occlusions via Cubist Images (Abstract)

Eric A. Wernert , Indiana University
Andrew J. Hanson , Indiana University
pp. 327

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 547

Hierarchical Volume Analysis and Visualization Based on Morphological Operators (Abstract)

Thomas Ertl , Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Christoph Lürig , Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
pp. 335

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 548
Session 10A: Texturing and Rendering

Interactive Display of Very Large Textures (Abstract)

David Cline , Brigham Young University
Parris K. Egbert , Brigham Young University
pp. 343

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 549

Pixel Masks for Screen-Door Transparency (Abstract)

Frans C.A. Groen , University of Amsterdam
Jarke J. van Wijk , Eindhoven University of Technology
pp. 351

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 550

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 551

Size Preserving Pattern Mapping (Abstract)

Yair Kurzion , Ohio State University
Torsten Möller , Ohio State University
Roni Yagel , Ohio State University
pp. 367

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 552
Session 10C: Surfaces II

Converting Sets of Polygons to Manifold Surfaces by Cutting and Stitching (Abstract)

Gabriel Taubin , IBM T. J.Watson Research Center
Francis Lazarus , IBM T. J.Watson Research Center
William Horn , IBM T. J.Watson Research Center
André Guéziec , IBM T. J.Watson Research Center
pp. 383

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 553

Interpolation of Triangle Hierarchies (Abstract)

Markus Schmies , Technical University Berlin
Konrad Polthier , Technical University Berlin
Axel Friedrich , Technical University Berlin
pp. 391

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 554

Progressive Tetrahedralizations (Abstract)

Markus H. Gross , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Oliver G. Staadt , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 397

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 555
Session 2C: Flow Visualization

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 576

Development of a Multi-Source Visualization Prototype (Abstract)

Leslie Keely , MRJ Technology Solutions and NASA Ames Research Center
Sam Uselton , MRJ Technology Solutions and NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 411

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 556

Data Level Comparison of Wind Tunnel and Computational Fluid Dynamics Data (Abstract)

Sam Uselton , MRJ Technology Solutions
Alex Pang , University of California at Santa Clara
Qin Shen , University of California at Santa Clara
pp. 415

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 557

Selective Visualization of Vortices in Hydrodynamic Flows (Abstract)

Ari Sadarjoen , Delft University of Technology
Bing Ma , Delft University of Technology and Tsinghua University
Frits H. Post , Delft University of Technology
David C. Banks , Mississippi State University
Hans-Georg Pagendarm , Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt
pp. 419

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 558
Session 3C: Media Data Visualization

Visual Presentation of Magnetic Resonance Images (Abstract)

M. S. T. Carpendale , Simon Fraser University
J. E. van der Heyden , Simon Fraser University
M. S. Atkins , Simon Fraser University
K. Inkpen , Simon Fraser University
pp. 423

Visualization In Corneal Topography (Abstract)

F. M. Vos , Delft University of Technology
H. J. W. Spoelder , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
pp. 427

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 559

A Case Study Using the Virtual Environment for Reconstructive Surgery (Abstract)

Muriel Ross , NASA Ames Research Center
Stephen Schendel , Stanford University
Kevin Montgomery , Stanford University
Michael Stephanides , Stanford University
pp. 431

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 560

Interactive Virtual Angioscopy (Abstract)

Antonio Zorcolo , Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia
Massimiliano Tuveri , Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia
Piero Pili , Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia
Enrico Gobbetti , Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia
pp. 435

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 561
Session 5C: 3D Modeling and Visualization

Volumetric Modeling of Acoustic Fields in CNMAT's Sound Spatialization Theatre (Abstract)

Adrian Freed , Center for New Music and Audio Technologies
David Wessel , Center for New Music and Audio Technologies
Sami Khoury , Center for New Music and Audio Technologies
pp. 439

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 562

Supporting Detail-in-Context for the DNA Representation, H-Curves (Abstract)

M. S. T. Carpendale , Simon Fraser University
M. L. Lantin , Simon Fraser University
pp. 443

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 563

Visualizing Hilbert Curves (Abstract)

Nelson Max , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
pp. 447

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 564
Session 6C: Terrain & Large Data Visualization

Rear-Projecting Virtual Data onto Physical Terrain: An Exercise in Two Senses Being Better Than One (Abstract)

Rosemarie McKeon , University of California at San Diego
Dru Clark , University of California at San Diego
Richard Marciano , University of California at San Diego
Michael Bailey , University of California at San Diego
pp. 451

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 565

Intent, Perception, and Out-of-Core Visualization Applied to Terrain (Abstract)

T. Y. Jiang , Georgia Institute of Technology
Nickolas Faust , Georgia Institute of Technology
William Ribarsky , Georgia Institute of Technology
Douglass Davis , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 455

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 566

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 567
Session 7C

Battlefield Visualization on the Responsive Workbench (Abstract)

Zachary Wartell , Naval Research Laboratory
Jim Durbin , Naval Research Laboratory
Rob King , Naval Research Laboratory
Terry Welsh , Naval Research Laboratory
J. Edward Swan II , Naval Research Laboratory
Brad Colbert , Naval Research Laboratory
Tony King , Naval Research Laboratory
Christopher Scannell , Naval Research Laboratory
John Crowe , Naval Research Laboratory
pp. 463

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 568

Scientific Visualization and Data Modeling of Scattered Sediment Contaminant Data in New York/New Jersey Estuaries (Abstract)

Hong Ma , Brookhaven National Laboratory
Eric A. Stern , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 2
Keith W. Jones , Brookhaven National Laboratory
pp. 467

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 569
Session 8C

POPTEX: Interactive Ocean Model Visualization Using Texture Mapping Hardware (Abstract)

Allen McPherson , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mathew Maltrud , Los Alamos National Laboratory
pp. 471

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 570

Acoustic Imaging and Visualization of Plumes Discharging from Black Smoker Vents on the Deep Seafloor (Abstract)

D. Kenchammana-Hosekote , Rutgers University
D. Silver , Rutgers University
K. Bemis , Rutgers University
P. Rona , Rutgers University
pp. 475

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 571

Seabed Visualization (Abstract)

Graham Brookes , University of Hull
Paul Chapman , Sonar Research & Development Ltd
Peter Stevens , University of Hull
Derek Wills , University of Hull
pp. 479

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 572
Session 9B: Engineering & Design

Configuration Space Visualization for Mechanical Design (Abstract)

Leo Joskowicz , Hebrew University
Elisha Sacks , Purdue University
pp. 483

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 573

Three-Dimensional Visualization of Microstructures (Abstract)

George Spanos , Naval Research Laboratory
Marco Lanzagorta , Naval Research Laboratory
J. Edward Swan II , Naval Research Laboratory
Milo V. Kral , Naval Research Laboratory
Rob Rosenberg , Naval Research Laboratory
Eddy Kuo , Naval Research Laboratory
pp. 487

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 574

Color Plate (PDF)

pp. 575
Panels

Why is Real-Time Volume Rendering No Longer a Year Away? (PDF)

Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Hanspeter Pfister , Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab
Fred Kitson , Hewlett-Packard Labs
Bill Lorensen , General Electric Corporation
Marty Brady , Intel Corporation
pp. 497

Multi-Source Data Analysis Challenges (PDF)

Sam Uselton , MRJ Technology Solutions at NASA Ames
Wes Bethel , E. O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Jim Ahrens , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Andrei State , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lloyd Treinish , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
pp. 501

Key Problems and Thorny Issues in Multidimensional Visualization (PDF)

Sharon Laskowski , National Institute of Standards and Technology
Georges Grinstein , University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Alfred Inselberg , Tel Aviv University
pp. 505

Art and Visualization: Oil and Water? (PDF)

David Laidlaw , Brown University
David Kremers , Caltech
Felice Frankel , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Victoria Interrante , University of Minnesota
Thomas Banchoff , Brown University
pp. 507
Backmatter

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 510
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