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Visualization Conference, IEEE (2002)
Boston, MA
Oct. 27, 2002 to Nov. 1, 2002
ISSN: 1070-2385
ISBN: 0-7803-7498-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers: Medical Visualization; Chair: Bill Lorensen

Integration of Measurement Tools in Medical 3d Visualizations (Abstract)

Wolf Spindler , MeVis - Center for Medical Diagnostic Systems and Visualization
Christian Tietjen , MeVis - Center for Medical Diagnostic Systems and Visualization
Heinz-Otto Peitgen , MeVis - Center for Medical Diagnostic Systems and Visualization
Bernhard Preim , MeVis - Center for Medical Diagnostic Systems and Visualization
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Fast Visualization of Plane-Like Structures in Voxel Data (Abstract)

Hans-Christian Hege , Zuse Institute Berlin
Steffen Prohaska , Zuse Institute Berlin
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Direct Surface Extraction from 3D Freehand Ultrasound Images (Abstract)

Youwei Zhang , The University of British Columbia
Robert Rohling , The University of British Columbia
Dinesh K. Pai , The University of British Columbia
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CPR - Curved Planar Reformation (Abstract)

Meister Eduard Gröller , Vienna University of Technology
Dominik Fleischmann , University of Vienna
Rainer Wegenkittl , VRVis Research Center
Armin Kanitsar , Vienna University of Technology
Petr Felkel , VRVis Research Center
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Papers: Large Data Sets; Chair: Markus Gross

Interactive Rendering of Large Volume Data Sets (Abstract)

Stefan Guthe , University of Tübingen
Julius Gonser , University of Tübingen
Michael Wand , University of Tübingen
Wolfgang Straßer , University of Tübingen
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Semotus Visum: A Flexible Remote Visualization Framework (Abstract)

Eric Luke , University of Utah
Charles Hansen , University of Utah
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Out-of-Core Rendering of Massive Geometric Datasets (Abstract)

Gokul Varadhan , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dinesh Manocha , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Optimized View-Dependent Rendering for Large Polygonal Datasets (Abstract)

Jihad El-Sana , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Eitan Bachmant , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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Papers: Volume Visualization I; Chair: Klaus Müller

Volumetric Shadows Using Splatting (Abstract)

Caixia Zhang , The Ohio State University
Roger Crawfis , The Ohio State University
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Volume Clipping via Per-Fragment Operations in Texture-Based Volume Visualization (Abstract)

Klaus Engel , University of Stuttgart
Thomas Ertl , University of Stuttgart
Daniel Weiskopf , University of Stuttgart
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Interactive Spectral Volume Rendering (Abstract)

Mark S. Drew , Simon Fraser University
Steven Bergner , University of Magdeburg
Torsten Möller , Simon Fraser University
Graham D. Finlayson , University of East Anglia
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Interactive Translucent Volume Rendering and Procedural Modeling (Abstract)

Joe Kniss , Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute
Simon Premoze , University of Utah
David Ebert , Purdue University
Charles Hansen , Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute
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Papers: Compression and Simplification; Chair: Greg Turk

A Multiphase Approach to Efficient Surface Simplification (Abstract)

Eric Shaffer , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michael Garland , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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TetFusion: An Algorithm For Rapid Tetrahedral Mesh Simplification (Abstract)

Prashant Chopra , Mississippi State University
Joerg Meyer , Mississippi State University
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Compressing Polygon Mesh Geometry with Parallelogram Prediction (Abstract)

Martin Isenburg , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Papers: Point Primitives for Visualization; Chair: Baoquan Chen

Probabilistic Surfaces: Point Based Primitives to Show Surface Uncertainty (Abstract)

Penny Rheingans , University of Maryland Baltimore County
Gevorg Grigoryan , University of Maryland Baltimore County
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PMR: Point to Mesh Rendering, A Feature-Based Approach (Abstract)

Tamal K. Dey , The Ohio State University
James Hudson , The Ohio State University
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Efficient Simplification of Point-Sampled Surfaces (Abstract)

Mark Pauly , ETH Zürich
Leif P. Kobbelt , RWTH Aachen
Markus Gross , ETH Zürich
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Cases: Volume Rendering; Chair: Craig Laidlaw

Christmas Tree Case Study: Computed Tomography as a Tool for Mastering Complex Real World Objects with Applications in Computer Graphics (Abstract)

Stefan Guthe , University of Tübingen
Rainer Wegenkittl , Tiani Medgraph
Balázs Csébfalvi , Vienna University of Technology
Petr Felkel , VRVis Research Center
Anna Vilanova Bartrolí , Vienna University of Technology
Jirí Hladùvka , Vienna University of Technology
Werner Purgathofer , Vienna University of Technology
Armin Kanitsar , Vienna University of Technology
Dominik Fleischmann , University of Vienna
Thomas Theußl , Vienna University of Technology
Michael Knapp , Vienna University of Technology
Lukas Mroz , Vienna University of Technology
Milos Srámek , Austrian Academy of Sciences
Meister Eduard Gröller , Vienna University of Technology
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Case Study: Hardware-Accelerated Selective LIC Volume Rendering (Abstract)

Yasuko Suzuki , Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
Issei Fujishiro , Ochanomizu University
Hiroko Nakamura , Ochanomizu University
Li Chen , RIST
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Case Study: Visualization and Analysis of High Rayleigh number --- 3D Convection in the Earth's Mantle (Abstract)

David A. Yuen , University of Minnesota
Fabien Dubuffet , University of Minnesota
Gordon Erlebacher , Florida State University
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Immersive Volume Visualization of Seismic Simulations: A Case Study of Techniques Invented and Lessons Learned (Abstract)

Antonio Fernandez , Carnegie Mellon University
Joerg Meyer , Mississippi State University
Prashant Chopra , Mississippi State University
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Cases: Information Visualization; Chair: Tamara Munzner

Case Study: A Look of Performance Expression (Abstract)

Rumi Hiraga , Bunkyo University
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Case Study: Interactive Visualization for Internet Security (Abstract)

Soon Tee Teoh , University of California, Davis
Xiaoliang Zhao , North Carolina State University
Kwan-Liu Ma , University of California, Davis
S. Felix Wu , University of California, Davis
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PRIMA: A Case Study of Using Information Visualization Techniques for Patient Record Analysis (Abstract)

David A. Rabenhorst , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Donna L. Gresh , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Shimon Slavin , Hadassah University Hospital
Amnon Shabo , IBM Haifa Research Laboratory
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Case Study: A Virtual Environment for Genomic Data Visualization (Abstract)

Michael McKenna , Small Design Firm Inc.
David Small , Small Design Firm Inc.
Blaze Stancampiano , Variagenics, Inc.
R. Mark Adams , Variagenics, Inc.
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Papers: Level Sets and Isovalues; Chair: Thomas Ertl

Exploring Scalar Fields Using Critical Isovalues (Abstract)

Gunther H. Weber , University of Kaiserslautern and University of California, Davis
Bernd Hamann , University of California, Davis
Hans Hagen , University of Kaiserslautern
Gerik Scheuermann , University of Kaiserslautern
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Level-Set Segmentation From Multiple Non-Uniform Volume Datasets (Abstract)

Leonid Zhukov , California Institute of Technology
Ross T. Whitaker , University of Utah
David E. Breen , California Institute of Technology
Ken Museth , California Institute of Technology
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Efficient Computation of the Topology of Level Sets (Abstract)

V. Pascucci , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
K. Cole-McLaughlin , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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Papers: Volume Visualization II; Chair: Torsten Möller

Fast and Reliable Space Leaping for Interactive Volume Rendering (Abstract)

Ming Wan , Boeing
Aamir Sadiq , University of NY at Stony Brook
Arie Kaufman , University of NY at Stony Brook
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Non-Photorealistic Volume Rendering Using Stippling Techniques (Abstract)

Christopher J. Morris , IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Penny Rheingans , University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Aidong Lu , Purdue University
Charles Hansen , University of Utah
David Ebert , Purdue University
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Papers: Nature Visualization; Chair: Theresa-Marie Rhyne

Interactive Visualization of Complex Plant Ecosystems (Abstract)

Carsten Colditz , University of Dresden
George Drettakis , REVES/INRIA
Marc Stamminger , REVES/INRIA
Oliver Deussen , University of Dresden
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Simulating Fire with Texture Splats (Abstract)

Arie Kaufman , State University of NY at Stony Brook
Xiaoming Wei , State University of NY at Stony Brook
Klaus Mueller , State University of NY at Stony Brook
Wei Li , State University of NY at Stony Brook
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Visualizing Dynamic Molecular Conformations (Abstract)

Daniel Baum , Zuse Institute
Hans-Christian Hege , Zuse Institute
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GeneVis: Visualization Tools for Genetic Regulatory Network Dynamics (Abstract)

M. G. Surette , University of Calgary
C. A. H. Baker , University of Calgary
M. S. T. Carpendale , University of Calgary
P. Prusinkiewicz , University of Calgary
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Papers: View-Dependent Visualization; Chair: Hans Hagen

Isometric Embedding by Surface Reconstruction from Distances (Abstract)

Ingrid Hotz , University of Kaiserslautern
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Visibility-Guided Simplification (Abstract)

Eugene Zhang , Georgia Institute of Technology
Greg Turk , Georgia Institute of Technology
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Maximum Entropy Light Source Placement (Abstract)

Stefan Gumhold , University of Tübingen
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Papers: Vectors, Colormaps, and Textures; Chair: Kwan Liu Ma

Computing Singularities of 3D Vector Fields with Geometric Algebra (Abstract)

Stephen Mann , University of Waterloo
Alyn Rockwood , Colorado School of Mines
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Seamster: Inconspicuous Low-Distortion Texture Seam Layout (Abstract)

John C. Hart , University of Illinois, Urbana
Alla Sheffer , Technion I.I.T
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Face-based Luminance Matching for Perceptual Colormap Generation (Abstract)

Gordon Kindlmann , University of Utah
Erik Reinhard , University of Central Florida
Sarah Creem , University of Utah
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Geometric Verification of Features in Flow Fields (Abstract)

Raghu Machiraju , The Ohio State University
Ming Jiang , The Ohio State University
David Thompson , Mississippi State University
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Papers: Visualization Systems and Image-based Visualization; Chair: Penny Rheingans

Comparative Evaluation of Visualization and Experimental Results Using Image Comparison Metrics (Abstract)

Min Chen , University of Wales Swansea
Mike F. Webster , University of Wales Swansea
Hualin Zhou , University of Wales Swansea
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A Model for the Visualization Exploration Process (Abstract)

Michael Gertz , University of California, Davis
Kwan-Liu Ma , University of California, Davis
T.J. Jankun-Kelly , University of California, Davis
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Sea of Images (Abstract)

Ingrid Carlbom , Lucent Bell Labs
Daniel G. Aliaga , Lucent Bell Labs
Dimah Yanovsky , Havard University
Thomas Funkhouser , Princeton University
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Scalable Alignment of Large-Format Multi-Projector Displays Using Camera Homography Trees (Abstract)

Kai Li , Princeton University
Rahul Sukthankar , The Robotics Institute, CMU
Grant Wallace , Princeton University
Han Chen , Princeton University
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Papers: Meshes; Chair: Cláudio Silva

Efficient Compression and Rendering of Multi-Resolution Meshes (Abstract)

Zachi Karni , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Alexander Bogomjakov , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Craig Gotsman , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
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Bounded-distortion Piecewise Mesh Parameterization (Abstract)

Daniel Cohen-Or , Tel-Aviv University
Olga Sorkine , Tel-Aviv University
Dani Lischinski , The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Rony Goldenthal , The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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XFastMesh: Fast View-dependent Meshing from External Memory (Abstract)

Christopher DeCoro , University of California, Irvine
Renato Pajarola , University of California, Irvine
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Cases: Mesh and Flow Visualization; Chair: Raghu Machiraju

Case Study: Visual Debugging of Finite Element Codes (Abstract)

David H. Rogers , Sandia National Laboratories
Patricia Crossno , Sandia National Laboratories
Christopher J. Garasi , Sandia National Laboratories
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Case Study: Interactive Rendering of Adaptive Mesh Refinement Data (Abstract)

Vinay Siddavanahalli , University of Texas, Austin
Sanghun Park , University of Texas, Austin
Chandrajit L. Bajaj , University of Texas, Austin
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A Case Study in Selective Visualization of Unsteady 3D Flow (Abstract)

Mie Sato , ETH Zürich
Dirk Bauer , ETH Zürich
Mirjam Sick , VA Tech Hydro Zürich
Ronald Peikert , ETH Zürich
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Case Study: Visualizing Ocean Flow Vertical Motions using Lagrangian-Eulerian Time Surfaces (Abstract)

Josh Grant , Florida State University
James O'Brien , Florida State University
Gordon Erlebacher , Florida State University
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Cases: Multi-Scale Techniques; Chair: Rachel Brady

A Case Study on Multiresolution Visualization of Local Rainfall from Weather Radar Measurements (Abstract)

Thomas Gerstner , University of Bonn
Michael Griebel , University of Bonn
Clemens Simmer , University of Bonn
Dirk Meetschen , University of Bonn
Susanne Crewell , University of Bonn
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Rendering The First Star In The Universe - A Case Study (Abstract)

Tom Abel , Penn State University
Ralf Kähler , Zuse Institute, Berlin
Robert Patterson , National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
Donna Cox , National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
Hans-Christian Hege , Zuse Institute, Berlin
Stuart Levy , National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
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NASA's Great Zooms: A Case Study (Abstract)

Gregory W. Shirah , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Horace G. Mitchell , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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Papers: Tensor Visualization; Chair: Han-Wei Shen

Tensor Field Visualisation using Adaptive Filtering of Noise Fields combined with Glyph Rendering (Abstract)

Einar Heiberg , Linköpings Universitet
Tino Ebbers , Linköpings Universitet
Lars Wigström , Linköpings Universitet
Andreas Sigfridsson , Linköpings Universitet
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Volume Deformation For Tensor Visualization (Abstract)

Xiaoqiang Zheng , University of California, Santa Cruz
Alex Pang , University of California, Santa Cruz
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Oriented Tensor Reconstruction: Tracing Neural Pathways from Diffusion Tensor MRI (Abstract)

Alan H. Barr , California Institute of Technology
Leonid Zhukov , California Institute of Technology
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Papers: Terrain Rendering; Chair: Craig Gotsman

QuadTIN: Quadtree based Triangulated Irregular Networks (Abstract)

Renato Pajarola , University of California Irvine
Roberto Lario , Universidad Complutense Madrid
Marc Antonijuan , La Salle University
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Horizon Occlusion Culling for Real-time Rendering of Hierarchical Terrains (Abstract)

Parris Egbert , Brigham Young University
Brandon Lloyd , Brigham Young University
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Evaluation of a Multimodal Interface for 3D Terrain Visualization (Abstract)

William Ribarsky , Georgia Institute of Technology
Thad Starner , Georgia Institute of Technology
David M. Krum , Georgia Institute of Technology
Larry F. Hodges , Georgia Institute of Technology
Olugbenga Omoteso , Georgia Institute of Technology
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Papers: Multidimensional, Motion, and Information Visualization; Chair: Rob Erbacher

Assisted Navigation of Complex Information Spaces (Abstract)

Brent M. Dennis , North Carolina State University
Christopher G. Healey , North Carolina State University
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Kinetic Visualization - A Technique for Illustrating 3D Shape and Structure (Abstract)

Aleksander Stompel , University of California at Davis
Kwan-Liu Ma , University of California at Davis
Eric B. Lum , University of California at Davis
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A Radial Focus+Context Visualization for Multi-Dimensional Functions (Abstract)

Chris North , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Sanjini Jayaraman , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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Papers: Isosurfaces; Chair: Kelly Gaither

BLIC: Bi-Level Isosurface Compression (Abstract)

Gabriel Taubin , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
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Approximating Normals for Marching Cubes applied to Locally Supported Isosurfaces (Abstract)

Gregory M. Nielson , Arizona State University
Adam Huang , Arizona State University
Steve Sylvester , Arizona State University
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Volume Warping for Adaptive Isosurface Extraction (Abstract)

Fausto Bernardini , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Christopher J. Morris , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Laurent Balmelli , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Gabriel Taubin , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
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Interactive View-Dependent Rendering of Large IsoSurfaces (Abstract)

Kenneth I. Joy , University of California, Davis
Benjamin Gregorski , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Valerio Pascucci , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Peter Lindstrom , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Mark Duchaineau , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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Cases: Interactive Techniques; Chair: Dirk Bartz

Exploring Surface Characteristics with Interactive Gaussian Images (A Case Study) (Abstract)

Bradley Lowekamp , University of Maryland Baltimore County
Penny Rheingans , University of Maryland Baltimore County
Terry S. Yoo , National Library of Medicine
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A Case Study On The Applications Of A Generic Library For Low-Cost Polychromatic Passive Stereo (Abstract)

Thomas Ertl , University of Stuttgart
Simon Stegmaier , University of Stuttgart
Dirc Rose , University of Stuttgart
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Case Study: "The Office of Real Soon Now" for Visualization (Abstract)

Samuel P. Uselton , Lawrence Livermore National Lab
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