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Visualization Conference, IEEE (1999)
San Francisco, CA
Oct. 25, 1999 to Oct. 28, 1999
ISSN: 1070-2385
ISBN: 0-7803-5897-X
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers: Large Scale Data Set Visualization

Construction of Vector Field Hierarchies (Abstract)

Gunther Weber , Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
Kenneth I. Joy , University of California, Davis
Bjoern Heckel , University of California, Davis
Bernd Hamann , University of California, Davis
pp. 1

Large Field Visualization With Demand-Driven Calculation (Abstract)

Chris Henze , NASA Ames Research Center
Patrick J. Moran , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 2

Simplified Representation of Vector Fields (Abstract)

Alexandru Telea , Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Jarke J. van Wijk , Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 3

Hierarchical Parallel Coordinates for Exploration of Large Datasets (Abstract)

Matthew O. Ward , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Elke A. Rundensteiner , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ying-Huey Fua , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
pp. 4
Cases: Medical Data Visualization

Interactive Exploration of Extra- and Intracranial Blood Vessels (Abstract)

Wolfgang Straßer , WSI/GRIS, University of Tübingen
Dirk Bartz , WSI/GRIS, University of Tübingen
Martin Skalej , University Hospital Tübingen
Dorothea Welte , University Hospital Tübingen
pp. 5

Digital Design of a Surgical Simulator for Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Abstract)

Terry S. Yoo , National Institutes of Health
Penny Rheingans , University of Maryland Baltimore County
pp. 6

Volume Rendering Based Interactive Navigation within the Human Colon (Abstract)

Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Zhengrong Liang , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ming Wan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Mark Wax , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Qingyu Tang , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 7
Papers: Mesh Compression Techniques

Tetrahedral Mesh Compression with the Cut-Border Machine (Abstract)

Wolfgang Straßer , WSI/GRIS University of Tübingen
Stefan Guthe , WSI/GRIS University of Tübingen
Stefan Gumhold , WSI/GRIS University of Tübingen
pp. 9

Progressive Compression of Arbitrary Triangular Meshes (Abstract)

David Levin , Tel Aviv University
Offir Remez , Tel Aviv University
Daniel Cohen-Or , Tel Aviv University
pp. 11

Efficient Compression of Non-Manifold Polygonal Meshes (Abstract)

Claudio Silva , AT&T Labs-Research
Gabriel Taubin , IBM.T.J.Watson Research Center
André Guéziec , Multigen Paradigm
Frank Bossen , EPFL, Signal Processing Lab
pp. 12
Papers: Features, Images, and Metrics

Image Graphs - A Novel Approach to Visual Data Exploration (Abstract)

Kwan-Liu Ma , University of California, Davis
pp. 13

Forward Image Mapping (Abstract)

Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Baoquan Chen , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Frank Dachille , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 14

Structured Spatial Domain Image and Data Comparison Metrics (Abstract)

John E. West , USAE Waterways Experiment Station
J. Mark Janus , NSF/MSU Engineering Research Center for Computational Field Simulations
Nivedita Sahasrabudhe , NSF Engineering Research Center
Raghu Machiraju , NSF/MSU Engineering Research Center for Computational Field Simulations
pp. 15
Papers: Rendering Techniques

Rendering on a Budget: A Framework for Time-Critical Rendering (Abstract)

James T. Klosowski , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Cláudio T. Silva , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
pp. 17

Skip Strips: Maintaining Triangle Strips for View-dependent Rendering (Abstract)

Elvir Azanli , SUNY at Stony Brook
Jihad El-Sana , SUNY at Stony Brook
Amitabh Varshney , SUNY at Stony Brook
pp. 19
Cases: Flow Visualization

Interactive Visualization of Fluid Dynamics Simulations in Locally Refined Cartesian Grids (Abstract)

Thomas Ertl , University of Stuttgart
Frank Reck , University of Erlangen
Martin Schulz , University of Stuttgart
pp. 22
Papers: Isosurfaces, Glyphs, and Volumes

Isosurface Extraction Techniques for Web-based Volume Visualization (Abstract)

Klaus Engel , University of Stuttgart
Rüdiger Westermann , University of Utah
Thomas Ertl , University of Stuttgart
pp. 23

Interactive Lens Visualization Techniques (Abstract)

James A. Hall , University of Regina
D. Aaron Roberts , NASA Goddard
Christopher D. Shaw , University of Regina
David S. Ebert , U. of Maryland Baltimore County
pp. 25
Papers: Virtual Reality

Multi-Projector Displays Using Camera-Based Registration (Abstract)

Ramesh Raskar , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Greg Welch , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Brent Seales , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Wei-Chao Chen , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Herman Towles , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michael S. Brown , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ruigang Yang , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Henry Fuchs , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 26

Exploring Geo-Scientific Data in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Bernd Fröhlich , GMD German National Research Center for Information Technology
John Plate , GMD German National Research Center for Information Technology
Björn Zehner , GMD German National Research Center for Information Technology
Martin Göbel , GMD German National Research Center for Information Technology
Stephen Barrass , GMD German National Research Center for Information Technology
pp. 27

Animating Wrinkles on Clothes (Abstract)

Sunil Hadap , MIRALab, CUI, University of Geneva
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann , MIRALab, CUI, University of Geneva
Pascal Volino , MIRALab, CUI, University of Geneva
Endre Bangerter , MIRALab, CUI, University of Geneva
pp. 28
Papers: Volume Rendering

Mixing Translucent Polygons with Volumes (Abstract)

Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Kevin Kreeger , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 30

Multi-resolution Multi-field Ray Tracing: A Mathematical Overview (Abstract)

Charidimos E Gasparakis , Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America,
pp. 31

Enabling Classification and Shading for 3D Texture Mapping Based Volume Rendering (Abstract)

Michael Meißner , WSI/GRIS, University of Tübingen
Wolfgang Straßer , WSI/GRIS, University of Tübingen
Ulrich Hoffmann , WSI/GRIS, University of Tübingen
pp. 32
Cases: Visualization Systems

Visual Debugging of Visualization Software: A Case Study for Particle Systems (Abstract)

Patricia Crossno , Sandia National Laboratories
Edward Angel , University of New Mexico
pp. 33

DELTA's Virtual Physics Laboratory A Comprehensive Learning Platform on Physics and Astronomy (Abstract)

Udo Zlender , German National Research Centre for Information
Konstantinos Fostiropoulos , German National Research Centre for Information
Sepideh Chakaveh , German National Research Centre for Information
Dieter Breitschwerdt , University of Heidelberg
Detlef Skaley , German National Research Centre for Information
pp. 34
Papers: Visualization Systems

A Distributed Graphics System for Large Tiled Displays (Abstract)

Pat Hanrahan , Stanford University
Greg Humphreys , Stanford University
pp. 36

Interactive Exploration of Volume Line Integral Convolution Based on 3D-Texture Mapping (Abstract)

Thomas Ertl , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Peter Hastreiter , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Christof Rezk-Salama , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Teitzel Christian , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
pp. 38

A Framework for Assisted Exploration with Collaboration (Abstract)

Eric A. Wernert , Indiana University
Andrew J. Hanson , Indiana University
pp. 39
Papers: Vector and Tensor Visualization

Visualizing Planar Vector Fields with Normal Component Using Line Integral Convolution (Abstract)

Gerik Scheuermann , University of Kaiserslautern
Holger Burbach , University of Kaiserslautern
Hans Hagen , University of Kaiserslautern
pp. 41

C1-Interpolation for Vector Field Topology Visualization (Abstract)

Hans Hagen , University of Kaiserslautern
Xavier Tricoche , University of Kaiserslautern
Gerik Scheuermann , University of Kaiserslautern
pp. 43
Cases: Airspace / Terrain and Sea-bed Visualization

Real-Time Visualization of Scalably Large Collections of Heterogeneous Objects (Abstract)

Sean Ho , Army Research Lab
William Ribarsky , Georgia Institute of Technology
Douglass Davis , Georgia Institute of Technology
T.Y. Jiang , Georgia Institute of Technology
Nickolas Faust , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 45

Geo-Spatial Visualization for Situational Awareness (Abstract)

Eliot Feibush , Sarnoff Corp.
Nikhil Gagvani , Sarnoff Corp.
Daniel Williams , Systems and Scientific Software
pp. 46
Papers: Terrain Visualization

Cracking the Cracking Problem with Coons Patches (Abstract)

Gregory M. Nielson , Arizona State University
Dave Holliday , Arizona State University
Tom Roxborough , Arizona State University
pp. 48

LOD-Sprite Technique for Accelerated Terrain Rendering (Abstract)

Baoquan Chen , State University of New York at Stony Brook
J. Edward Swan II , The Naval Research Laboratory
Eddy Kuo , The Naval Research Laboratory
Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 49
Cases: Volume Visualization

Accelerating 3D Convolution using Graphics Hardware (Abstract)

Thomas Ertl , University of Stuttgart
Matthias Hopf , University of Stuttgart
pp. 51

Visualizing Simulated Room Fires (Abstract)

Jonathan Barnett , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Jayesh Govindarajan , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Matthew Ward , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
pp. 52
Papers: Mesh Techniques and Compression

Implant Sprays: Compression of Progressive Tetrahedral Mesh Connectivity (Abstract)

Renato B. Pajarola , Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrzej Szymczak , Georgia Institute of Technology
Jarek Rossignac , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 53

Progressive Compression and Transmission of Arbitrary Triangular Meshes (Abstract)

Chandrajit L. Bajaj , University of Texas at Austin
Valerio Pascucci , University of Texas at Austin
Guozhong Zhuang , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 54
Papers: Flow Visualization

Anisotropic Nonlinear Diffusion in Flow Visualization (Abstract)

Tobias Preußer , Universitaet Bonn
Martin Rumpf , Universitaet Bonn
pp. 56

PLIC: Bridging the Gap Between Streamlines and LIC (Abstract)

David Kao , NASA Ames Research Center
Alex Pang , UCSC
pp. 58

Collapsing Flow Topology Using Area Metrics (Abstract)

Wim C. de Leeuw , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science, CWI
Robert van Liere , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science, CWI
pp. 59
Papers: Volume Rendering

Multiresolution Techniques for Interactive Texture-based Volume Visualization (Abstract)

Eric C La Mar , University of California, Davis
Bernd Hamann , University of California, Davis
Kenneth I. Joy , University of California, Davis
pp. 60

Splatting Without The Blur (Abstract)

Torsten Möller , The Ohio State University
Klaus Mueller , The Ohio State University
Roger Crawfis , The Ohio State University
pp. 61

A Fast Volume Rendering Algorithm for Time-Varying Fields Using a Time-Space Partitioning (TSP) Tree (Abstract)

Ling-Jen Chiang , NASA Ames Research Center
Kwan-Liu Ma , University of California, Davis
Han-Wei Shen , The Ohio State University
pp. 62

High Performance Presence-Accelerated Ray Casting (Abstract)

Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Steve Bryson , NASA Ames Research Center
Ming Wan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 63
Cases: Information Visualization

Visualizing the Evolution of a Subject Domain: A Case Study (Abstract)

Leslie Carr , Southampton University
Chaomei Chen , Brunel University
pp. 64

An Interactive Framework for Visualizing Foreign Currency Exchange Options (Abstract)

M.S. Tignor , IBM Thomas Watson Research Center
B.E. Rogowitz , IBM Thomas Watson Research Center
D.L. Gresh , IBM Thomas Watson Research Center
pp. 65

Detecting Null Alleles with Vasarely Charts (Abstract)

Carl Manaster , Axys Pharmaceuticals
Phillip Morin , Axys Pharmaceuticals
Elizabeth Nanthakumar , Axys Pharmaceuticals
pp. 66
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