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Visualization Conference, IEEE (2000)
Salt Lake City, UT
Oct. 8, 2000 to Oct. 13, 2000
ISSN: 1070-2385
ISBN: 0-7803-6478-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers: Biomedial Visualization

3D Digital Cleansing using Segmentation Rays (Abstract)

Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Sarang Lakare , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Mie Sato , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ming Wan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 3

CEASAR: Accurate and Robust Algorithm for Extracting a Smooth Centerline (Abstract)

Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Kevin T. McDonnell , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Michael Bender , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ingmar Bitter , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ming Wan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Mie Sato , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 4
Papers: Information Visualization

A Spreadsheet Interface for Visualization Exploration (Abstract)

T.J. Jankun-Kelly , University of California, Davis
Kwan-Liu Ma , University of California, Davis
pp. 7

Procedural Annotation of Uncertain Information (Abstract)

Andrej Cedilnik , University of Maryland
Penny Rheingans , University of Maryland
pp. 8
Cases: Techniques

Fast Visualization Methods for Comparing Dynamics: A Case Study in Combustion (Abstract)

Michael Gorman , University of Texas at San Antonio
Kay A. Robbins , University of Texas at San Antonio
pp. 9

Mastering Interactive Surface Rendering for Java-Based Diagnostic Applications (Abstract)

Eduard Gröller , Institute of Computer Graphics
Rainer Wegenkittl , Institute of Computer Graphics
Lukas Mroz , Institute of Computer Graphics
pp. 10

A Computational Steering System for Studying Microwave Interactions with Space-Borne Bodies (Abstract)

Wendell Anderson , The Naval Research Laboratory
Eddy Kuo , The Naval Research Laboratory
Doug Maxwell , The Naval Research Laboratory
Jeff Uhlmann , The Naval Research Laboratory
Marco Lanzagorta , The Naval Research Laboratory
Haw-Jye Shyu , The Naval Research Laboratory
J. Edward Swan II , The Naval Research Laboratory
William Smith , The Naval Research Laboratory
pp. 11
Papers: Tetrahadral Grids

Simplification of Tetrahedral Meshes with Accurate Error Evaluation (Abstract)

R. Scopigno , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
C. Rocchin , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
C. Montani , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
C. Costanza , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
P. Cignoni , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
pp. 13

On-the-Fly Rendering of Losslessly Compressed Irregular Volume Grids (Abstract)

Tzi-cker Chiueh , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Tulika Mitra , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Chuan-kai Yang , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 15

Hardware-Accelerated Volume and Isosurface Rendering Based on Cell-Projection (Abstract)

Martin Kraus , University of Stuttgart
Stefan Röttger , University of Stuttgart
Thomas Ertl , University of Stuttgart
pp. 16
Papers: Visual and Haptic Displays

Achieving Color Uniformity Across Multi-Projector Displays (Abstract)

Zhu He , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Herman Towles , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Greg Welch , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Aditi Majumder , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 17

Automatic Alignment Of High-Resolution Multi-Projector Displays Using An Un-Calibrated Camera (Abstract)

Kai Li , Princeton University
Timothy Housel , Princeton University
Adam Finkelstein , Princeton University
Douglas W. Clark , Princeton University
Yuqun Chen , Princeton University
pp. 18

Shock and Vortex Visualization Using a Combined Visual/Haptic Interface (Abstract)

Roman Y. Novoselov , University of Colorado, Boulder
Lucy Y. Pao , University of Colorado, Boulder
Christopher D. Lee , University of Colorado, Boulder
Dale A. Lawrence , University of Colorado, Boulder
pp. 19

Six Degree-of-Freedom Haptic Display (Abstract)

Ming C. Lin , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ajith Mascarenhas , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dinesh Manocha , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Arthur Gregory , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stephen Ehmann , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 20
Cases: Biomedical Applications

Combining Local and Remote Visualization Techniques for Interactive Volume Rendering in Medical Applications (Abstract)

Thomas Ertl , University of Stuttgart
Knut E.W. Eberhardt , University of Stuttgart
Bernd Tomandl , University of Stuttgart
Peter Hastreiter , University of Stuttgart
Klaus Engel , University of Stuttgart
pp. 21

An Integrated Visualization and Design Toolkit for Flexible Prosthetic Heart Valves (Abstract)

J.P.R.B. Walton , The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd.
T. David , University of Leeds
A.J. Fenlon , University of Leeds
pp. 22

Immersive Virtual Reality for Visualizing Flow Through an Artery (Abstract)

Jonathan Elion , Brown University
Andries van Dam , Brown University
George Karniadakis , Brown University
David Laidlaw , Brown University
Mike Kirby , Brown University
Andrew Forsberg , Brown University
pp. 23

Mastering Interactive Virtual Bronchioscopy on a Low-End PC (Abstract)

Balint Hegedüs , Vienna University of Technology
Martin Freund , Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck
Eduard M. Gröller , Vienna University of Technology
Anna Vilanova , Vienna University of Technology
Rainer Wegenkittl , Tiani Medgraph GesmbH
Daniel Wagner , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 24
Papers: Flow Visualization

A Level-Set Method for Flow Visualization (Abstract)

Thomas Ertl , University of Stuttgart
Christopher Johnson , University of Utah
Rüdiger Westermann , University of Technology Aachen
pp. 25

Hardware-Accelerated Texture Advection for Unsteady Flow Visualization (Abstract)

M. Yousuff Hussaini , Florida State University
Gordon Erlebacher , Florida State University
Bruno Jobard , Florida State University
pp. 26

A Flow-guided Streamline Seeding Strategy (Abstract)

Alex Pang , NASA Ames Research Center
David Kao , NASA Ames Research Center
Vivek Verma , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 27
Cases: Scientific Applications

Interactive Visualization of Particle-In-Cell Simulations (Abstract)

Anders Ynnerman , Linköpings Universitet
Niclas Andersson , Linköpings Universitet
Mark Dieckmann , Linköpings Universitet
Patric Ljung , Linköpings Universitet
pp. 29

Visualization of Time Dependent Confocal Microscopy Data (Abstract)

Roel van Driel , Swammerdam Inst. for Life Sciences
Erik M. M. Manders , Swammerdam Inst. for Life Sciences
Astrid E. Visser , Swammerdam Inst. for Life Sciences
Pernette J. Verschure , Swammerdam Inst. for Life Sciences
pp. 30
Papers: Visual Perception

Enabling Level-of-Detail Selection for Exterior Scene Synthesis (Abstract)

Robert J. Moorhead , Mississippi State University
Raghu Machiraju , The Ohio State University
Randy K. Scoggins , U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
pp. 31

Visual Cues for Imminent Object Contact in Realistic Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Brian E. Smits , University of Utah
William B. Thompson , University of Utah
Amy A. Gooch , University of Utah
Helen H. Hu , University of Utah
Peter Shirley , University of Utah
John J. Rieser , Vanderbilt University
pp. 32

Basic Research for Coloring Multichannel MRI Data (Abstract)

Yasuyo Kita , Electrotechnical Laboratory, MITI
Toshiharu Nakai , Electrotechnical Laboratory, MITI
Shigeru Muraki , Electrotechnical Laboratory, MITI
pp. 33
Cases: Environmental Applications II

A Methodology for Plume Visualization with Application to Real-Time Acquisition and Navigation (Abstract)

Chengwei Feng , Rutgers University
Peter A. Rona , Rutgers University
Deborah Silver , Rutgers University
Karen G. Bemis , Rutgers University
pp. 35

Vector Fields Simplification - A Case Study of Visualizing Climate Modeling and Simulation Data Sets (Abstract)

Jim Thomas , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Dan Adams , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Elizabeth Jurrus , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Ruby Leung , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Harlan Foote , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Pak Chung Wong , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
pp. 36
Papers: Volume Rendering

Volume Illustration: Non-Photorealistic Rendering of Volume Models (Abstract)

Penny Rheingans , University of Maryland Baltimore County
David Ebert , University of Maryland Baltimore County
pp. 37

Pen-and-Ink Rendering in Volume Visualization (Abstract)

M. Chen , University of Wales
S.M.F. Treavett , University of Wales
pp. 38

Two-Level Volume Rendering-Fusing MIP and DVR (Abstract)

Eduard Gröller , Vienna University of Technology
Gian-Italo Bischi , University of Urbino
Lukas Mroz , Vienna University of Technology
Helwig Hauser , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 39

Optimized Software Splatting Using FastSplats on Rectilinear Grid (Abstract)

Klaus Mueller , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Roger Crawfis , The Ohio State University
Naeem Shareef , The Ohio State University
Jian Huang , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 40
Papers: Textures and Geometry

Texturing Techniques for Terrain Visualization (Abstract)

Klaus Hinrichs , University of Münster
Konstantin Baumann , University of Münster
Jürgen Döllner , University of Münster
pp. 41

Simplification of Surface Annotations (Abstract)

Gérard Lecina , Dassault Systémes
William P. Horn , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
James T. Klosowski , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Frank Suits , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
pp. 42

Uniform Frequency Images: Adding Geometry to Images to Produce Space-Efficient Textures (Abstract)

Jonathan Cohen , The Johns Hopkins University
Adam Hunter , The Johns Hopkins University
pp. 43

Image Based Rendering with Stable Frame Rates (Abstract)

Huamin Qu , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Jiafa Qin , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ming Wan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 44
Papers: Isosurfaces

Isosurfacing in Higher Dimensions (Abstract)

Roger Crawfis , The Ohio State University
Rephael Wenger , The Ohio State University
Praveen Bhaniramka , The Ohio State University
pp. 46

Semi-Regular Mesh Extraction from Volumes (Abstract)

David Breen , Caltech
Peter Schröder , Caltech
Mathieu Desbrun , University of Southern California
Zoë Wood , Caltech
pp. 47
Papers: Multi-Dimensional and Visualization Systems

Navigating High-dimensional Spaces to Support Design Steering (Abstract)

Tim David , University of Leeds
Ken Brodlie , University of Leeds
Helen Wright , University of Hull
pp. 49

Real-World Relativity: Image-Based Special Relativistic Visualization (Abstract)

Hanns Ruder , University of Tübingen
Daniel Kobras , University of Tübingen
David Weiskopf , University of Tübingen
pp. 51

Visualizing Geodesics (Abstract)

Ingrid Hotz , University of Kaiserslautern
Hans Hagen , University of Kaiserslautern
pp. 52
Cases: Physics, Information, and Fields

WEAVE: A System for Visually Linking 3-D and Statistical Visualizations Applied to Cardiac Simulation and Measurement Data (Abstract)

C.K. Yung , Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
D.F. Scollan , Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
R.L. Winslow , Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
B.E. Rogowitz , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
D.L. Gresh , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
pp. 53

Visualizing High-Dimensional Predictive Model Quality (Abstract)

Marie desJardins , SRI International
Penny Rheingans , University of Maryland, Baltimore County
pp. 54

Visualizing Volume Data using Physical Models (Abstract)

Michael J. Bailey , San Diego Supercomputer Center
David R. Nadeau , San Diego Supercomputer Center
pp. 55

Visualizing DIII-D Tokamak Magnetic Field Lines (Abstract)

David Schissel , General Atomics
Todd Evans , General Atomics
Greg Schussman , University of California, Davis
Kwan-Liu Ma , University of California, Davis
pp. 56
Papers: Collaboration and Network Visualization

Geometric Compression for Interactive Transmission (Abstract)

Pierre-Marie Gandoin , INRIA, Sophia Antipolis Cedex
Olivier Devillers , INRIA, Sophia Antipolis Cedex
pp. 57

Toward a Compelling Sensation of Telepresence: Demonstrating a Portal to a Distant (Static) Office (Abstract)

Henry Fuchs , The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Greg Welch , The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lars Nyland , The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Herman Towles , The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Wei-Chao Chen , The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 58

Multi-User View-Dependent Rendering (Abstract)

Jihad El-Sana , Ben-Gurion University
pp. 59
Papers: Clustering Vector Fields

Topology Preserving Compression of 2D Vector Fields (Abstract)

Krishna M. Roskin , University of California, Santa Cruz
Jose C. Renteria , University of California, Santa Cruz
Suresh Kumar Lodha , University of California, Santa Cruz
pp. 60

A Continuous Clustering Method for Vector Fields (Abstract)

Jarke van Wijk , Eindhoven University of Technology
Ulrich Weikard , University of Bonn
Alexandru Telea , Eindhoven University of Technology
Martin Rumpf , University of Bonn
Tobias Preußer , University of Bonn
Harald Garcke , University of Bonn
pp. 61

A Topology Simplification Method for 2D Vector Fields (Abstract)

Hans Hagen , University of Kaiserslautern
Gerik Scheuermann , University of Kaiserslautern
Xavier Tricoche , University of Kaiserslautern
pp. 62
Cases: Environmental Applications I

Real-time Visualization of the Clear-up of a Former U.S. Naval Base (Abstract)

Graham Brookes , University of Hull
Peter Stevens , Sonar Research & Development Ltd
Derek Wills , University of Hull
Paul Chapman , Sonar Research & Development Ltd
pp. 63

Scientific Visualization of Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay (Abstract)

Mark R. Noel , U. S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Carl F. Cerco , U. S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
M. Pauline Baker , National Center for Supercomputer Applications
Alan M. Shih , National Center for Supercomputer Applications
Robert J. Stein , National Center for Supercomputer Applications
pp. 64
Papers: Reconstruction and Modeling

Constructing Material Interfaces From Data Sets with Volume-Fraction Information (Abstract)

Kenneth I. Joy , University of California, Davis
Bernd Hamann , University of California, Davis
Daniel R. Schikore , Computational Engineering International
Mark A. Duchaineau , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Kathleen S. Bonnell , University of California, Davis
pp. 66

Polyhedral Modeling (Abstract)

Stefanie Hahmann , Laboratoire LMC-CNRS
Georges-Pierre Bonneau , Laboratoire LMC-CNRS
pp. 68

Bicubic Subdivision-Surface Wavelets for Large-Scale Isosurface Representation and Visualization (Abstract)

Bernd Hamann , University of California, Davis
Mark A. Duchaineau , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Martin Bertram , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Kenneth I. Joy , University of California, Davis
pp. 69
Papers: Polygon Meshes

Anisotropic Geometric Diffusion in Surface Processing (Abstract)

Martin Rumpf , University of Bonn
Udo Diewald , University of Bonn
Ulrich Clarenz , University of Bonn
pp. 70

Interior/Exterior Classification of Polygonal Models (Abstract)

Greg Turk , Georgia Institute of Technology
F.S. Nooruddin , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 72

Multi-Resolution Dynamic Meshes with Arbitrary Deformation (Abstract)

Chandrajit Bajaj , University of Texas at Austin
Valerio Pascucci , Laurence Livermore National Laboratory
Ariel Shamir , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 73
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