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2013 17th International Conference on Information Visualisation (1999)
London, England
July 14, 1999 to July 16, 1999
ISSN: 1093-9547
ISBN: 0-7695-0210-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. xiii

Acknowledgement (PDF)

pp. xiv
Keynote Lecture

Visual Intelligence - Turning Data Into Knowledge (Abstract)

Mikael Jern , Advanced Visual Systems and Linkoping University
pp. 3
Session 1-2: Information Visualization: Chair: Yuhua Luo, University of Balearic Islands, Spain

Visualization of Massive Retrieved Newsfeeds in Interactive 3D (Abstract)

Adrian M. Rossi , Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, Malvern
Margaret Varga , Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, Malvern
pp. 12

A Semantic-Centric Approach to Information Visualization (Abstract)

Chaomei Chen , Brunel University
Leslie Carr , Southampton University
pp. 18

A Robust Image Mosaicing Technique Capable of Creating Integrated Panoramas (Abstract)

Guido Proietti , Carnegie Mellon University
Yihong Gong , Carnegie Mellon University
David LaRose , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 24
Session 1-3: Augmented and Virtual Reality in Training: Chair: Eric W. Tatham, The Open University, UK

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality as a Training Tool for Assembly Tasks (Abstract)

C. Baber , University of Birmingham
A.C. Boud , University of Birmingham
D.J. Haniff , University of Birmingham
S.J. Steiner , University of Birmingham
pp. 32

Visualization of Data from an Intranet Training Systems using Virtual Reality Modelling Language (VRML) (Abstract)

J. Watson , University of Huddersfield
D. Taylor , University of Huddersfield
S. Lockwood , University of Huddersfield
pp. 37
Session 1-4: Visualization in Construction: Chair: Dino Bouchlaghem, Loughborough University, UK

Simulated Site Visits (Abstract)

Clare Newton , University of Melbourne
pp. 62
Session 1-5: Information Visualization: Chair: M.L.V. Pitteway, Brunel University, UK

A Volumetric Approach to Visualize Holographic Reconstructions (Abstract)

Joachim Boettger , Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
Thomas Strothotte , Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
Oliver Deussen , Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
Matthias Koenig , Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
pp. 68

Organizing and Visualizing Related Work Events on Personal Information Management Systems (Abstract)

Ken'ichi Kakizaki , Kyushu Institute of Technology
Akira Abeta , Kyushu Institute of Technology
Kaoru Satoh , Kyushu Institute of Technology
pp. 73

The User's View Level of the GOQL Graphical Query Language (Abstract)

Tasos Ptohos , University of North London
Euclid Keramopoulos , University of North London
Philippos Pouyioutas , Intercollege
pp. 81
Session 1-6: Visualization: Chair: James L. Mohler, Purdue University, USA

3D Ray-Tracing on PC Networks using TCP/IP (Abstract)

V.F. Fusco , The Queen's University of Belfast
R.S. Ferguson , The Queen's University of Belfast
T.D. Scott , The Queen's University of Belfast
pp. 92

Multi-Modal Verification of Patient Positioning in Radiotherapy (Abstract)

P.J. Sharrock , North Western Medical Physics, Christie Hospital
P.A. Graham , North Western Medical Physics, Christie Hospital
C.J. Moore , North Western Medical Physics, Christie Hospital
J. Stratford , North Western Medical Physics, Christie Hospital
R.I. MacKay , North Western Medical Physics, Christie Hospital
B. Thompson , North Western Medical Physics, Christie Hospital
pp. 97
Session 1-7: Visualization in Construction: Chair: Farzad Khosrowshahi, South Bank University, UK

Visualization and Information: A Building Design Perspective (Abstract)

Tony Thorpe , Loughborough University
Dino Bouchlaghem , Loughborough University
Jennifer Whyte , Loughborough University
pp. 104

Visualization of Unbuilt Buildings in their Landscape (Abstract)

Rob Howard , Technical University of Denmark
Ernst Petersen , Technical University of Denmark
pp. 110

A Role for VRML as a Multimedia Backbone in Interpreting Cultural Heritage Sites (Abstract)

Nada Brkljac , University of the West of England
John Counsell , University of the West of England
pp. 115
Session 1-8: Augmented and Virtual Reality: Chair: Paul Graham, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, UK

Virtual Lunar Landscapes for Testing Vision-Guided Lunar Landers (Abstract)

Iain Martin , University of Dundee
Stephen M. Parkes , University of Dundee
pp. 122

Old Theories, New Technologies: Cumulative Clutter Effects Using Augmented Reality (Abstract)

A.W. Stedmon , Centre for Human Sciences
K. Hill , Loughborough University
C.A. Cook , Centre for Human Sciences
R. S. Kalawsky , Loughborough University
pp. 132
Session 1-9: Graphical Modelling: Chair: Muhammad Sarfraz, KFUPM, SA

Smooth Rational Motion of a Rigid Triangle in R3 (Abstract)

Stephen A Cameron , Oxford University
Farzana S. Chaudhry , Oxford University
pp. 140

The Delaunay Constrained Triangulation: The Delaunay Stable Algorithms (Abstract)

J.M. Chassery , Universit? Joseph Fourier
L. Rognant , Alcatel Space Industries
S. Goze , Alcatel Space Industries
J.G Planès , Alcatel Space Industries
pp. 147
Session 1-10: Visualization in Construction: Chair: Farzad Khosrowshahi, South Bank University, UK

Application of Collaborative Supported Frame Accurate Animation for Bridge Construction Project (Abstract)

Yoshihiko Fukuchi , Konoike Construction Co., Ltd.
Yamamoto Kazuhiro , Ministry of Construction
Yujiro Hirai , Kumamoto Prefecture
Yuji Hoshino , Kumamoto University
Ichiro Kobayashi , Kumamoto University
pp. 166

The Visualization of Building Data in VR-DIS (Abstract)

H.J.P. Timmermans , Eindhoven University of Technology
M.K.D. Coomans , Eindhoven University of Technology
pp. 174
Session 2-1: Information Visualization: Chair: Ian Curington, Advanced Visual Systems, UK

Visualizing Real Estate Property Information on the Web (Abstract)

Theodore Hong , Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine
pp. 182

Display Models for Visualization (Abstract)

Jonathan C. Roberts , University of Kent at Canterbury
pp. 200
Session 2-2: Virtual Reality in Construction: Chair: John Counsell, University of West England, UK

Robotic 360? Photography for Virtual Site Visits (Abstract)

Qunhuan Mei , Imperial College
Robert Wing , Imperial College
pp. 214
Session 2-3: Computer Aided Geometric Design: Chair: Brian A. Barsky, University of California at Berkeley, USA

Conic Representation of a Rational Cubic Spline (Abstract)

Zulfiqar Habib , National College of Textile Engineering
Muhammad Sarfraz , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
pp. 232

Optimal Linear Spline Approximation of Digitized Models (Abstract)

Bernd Hamann , University of California at Davis
Oliver Kreylos , University of California at Davis
Antonio E. Uva , Politecnico di Bari
Giuseppe Monno , Politecnico di Bari
pp. 244

Solving Geometric Constraints by a Graph-Constructive Approach (Abstract)

Brahim Hamid , INI - Institut National de formation en Informatique
Samy Ait-Aoudia , INI - Institut National de formation en Informatique
Toufik Saadi , INI - Institut National de formation en Informatique
Adel Moussaoui , INI - Institut National de formation en Informatique
pp. 250
Session 2-4: Design Visualization: Chair: Yuhua Luo, University of Balearic Islands, Spain

The Web as a Visual Design Medium (Abstract)

Amnon Shabo , Technion, Israel
Rivka Oxman , Technion, Israel
pp. 266

Interaction with the Reorderable Matrix (Abstract)

Harri Siirtola , University of Tampere
pp. 272
Session 2-5: Graphics & Visualization Fundamentals: Chair: Marcelo Dreux, PUC-Rio, Brazil

Triangle Mesh Compression for Fast Rendering (Abstract)

Yang-Soo Kim , Pusan National University
Dong-Gyu Park , Pusan National University
Hwan Gue Cho , Pusan National University
pp. 280

Towards Fast Volume Visualization on the WWW (Abstract)

Feng Dong , De Montfort University and Zhejiang University
Meleagros Krokos , De Montfort University
J. Y. Shi , Zhejiang University
Gordon J. Clapworthy , De Montfort University
pp. 286

Occlusion Culling Using Minimum Occluder Set and Opacity Map (Abstract)

Poon Chun Ho , University of Hong Kong
Wenping Wang , University of Hong Kong
pp. 292
Session 2-6: Computer Aided Geometric Design: Chair: M.L.V. Pitteway, Brunel University, UK

A Method for Deforming Polygonal Shapes into Smooth Spline Surface Models (Abstract)

Chiew-Lan Tai , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Brian A. Barsky , University of California at Berkeley
Yim-Hung Chan , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kia-Fock Loe , National University of Singapore
pp. 302

On Shape to Specifications Adequacy (Abstract)

Denis Pallez , University of Metz
Yvon Gardan , University of Metz
Christian Minich , University of Metz
pp. 315
Session 2-7: Augmented and Virtual Reality: Chair: Eric W. Tatham, The Open University, UK

Analysis and Design of Virtual Reality Applications in the WEB: A Case of Study (Abstract)

O. Rodriguez , Universidad Central de Venezuela
A. Matteo , Universidad Central de Venezuela
A. de Abreu , Universidad Central de Venezuela
pp. 322

Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Visualization (Abstract)

Roman Durikovic , University of Aizu
Teruaki Motooka , Kyushu University
pp. 334

Towards Interactive Finite Element Analysis of Shell Structures in Virtual Reality (Abstract)

F. Kuester , University of California at Davis
A. Liverani , University of Bologna
B. Hamann , University of California at Davis
pp. 340
Session 2-8: Visualization & Animation: Chair: Mark W. McK. Bannatyne, Purdue University, USA

Movie Maps (Abstract)

Ed Tan , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Heimo Müller , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
pp. 348
Session 2-9: Computer Aided Geometric Design: Chair: Robert A. Noble, The Robert Gordon University, UK

A Smooth Rational Spline for Visualizing Monotone Data (Abstract)

Muhammad Sarfraz , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
pp. 372

Towards a Feature-Based Interactive System for Intelligent Font Design (Abstract)

Fiaz Hussain , De Montfort University
Borut Zalik , De Montfort University
pp. 378

Towards a Consistent Distributed Design: A Multi-Agent Approach (Abstract)

Kamal Bechkoum , De Montfort University
Victor Taratoukhine , De Montfort University
pp. 384
Session 2-10: Information Visualization: Chair: Carlos R. Morales, Purdue University, USA
Session 2-11: Digital Art: Chair: Carlos R. Morales, Purdue University, USA
Session 2-12: Computer Aided Geometric Design: Chair: Muhammad Sarfraz, KFUPM, SA
Session 3-1: Graphics & Visualization Fundamentals: Chair: M.L.V. Pitteway, Brunel University, UK

Generating Synthetic Image Integrated With Real Images In Open Inventor (Abstract)

F.J. Perales , Balearic Islands University
M.J. Abholo , Balearic Islands University
pp. 434

A Multimedia Learning Environment for Creative Engineering Design (Abstract)

Yao-Ching Huang , National Cheng Kung Unversity
Jing-Jing Fang , National Cheng Kung Unversity
pp. 440

Data and Metadata for Finding and Reminding (Abstract)

Terry Anderson , University of Ulster
James Gheel , University of Ulster
pp. 446

2D Texture Refinement Using Procedural Functions (Abstract)

M. Dreux , Pontificia Universidade Cat?lica do Rio de Janeiro
E. Clua , Pontificia Universidade Cat?lica do Rio de Janeiro
M. Gattass , Pontificia Universidade Cat?lica do Rio de Janeiro
pp. 452
Session 3-2: Augmented and Virtual Reality — Application: Chair: Eric W. Tatham, The Open University, UK

A Prototype Hotel Browsing System Using Java3D (Abstract)

M. Mirmehdi , University of Bristol
D. Ball , University of Bristol
pp. 464

Distributed Information Sharing for Collaborative Systems (DISCS) (Abstract)

H.S. Abdalla , De Montfort University
N. Anderson , De Montfort University
pp. 476
Session 3-3: Multimedia: Chair: Fiaz Hussain, De Montfort University, UK

Visual Metaphors to Enhance Hypermedia (Abstract)

Senaka Perera , Leeds Metropolitan University
Dave Hobbs , Leeds Metropolitan University
David Moore , Leeds Metropolitan University
pp. 484

Multimedia Information Systems in Education (Abstract)

Fiaz Hussain , De Montfort University
Pat Jefferies , De Montfort University
pp. 490

Visualization of Economic Input-Output Data (Abstract)

James H. Garrett, Jr. , Carnegie Mellon University
Octavia Juarez Espinosa , Carnegie Mellon University
Chris Hendrickson , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 496

Three Dimensional Animation of Web Access Behavior Using Indirect Mapping (Abstract)

Hitoshi Ohnishi , National Institute of Multimedia Education
Noritaka Osawa , National Institute of Multimedia Education
Kikuo Asai , National Institute of Multimedia Education
pp. 502
Session 3-4: Digital Art: Chair: Tammy Knipp, Florida Atlantic University, USA

ULTIMA RATIO- A Visual Language for Argumentation (Abstract)

Michael Schroeder , City University
Andreas Raab , University of Magdeburg
pp. 510

Generation of Passion Images from "Tanka" Poems Based on the Synesthesia Phenomenon (Abstract)

Tsutomu Miyasato , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 516

Collaborative Visualization: New Advances in Documenting Virtual Reality with IGrams (Abstract)

Kristine Greiber , (art)n Laboratory
Fernando Orellana , (art)n Laboratory
Margaret Dolinsky , University of Illinois at Chicago
Mohammed Dastagir Ali , University of Illinois at Chicago
Ellen Sandor , (art)n Laboratory
Dana Plepys , University of Illinois at Chicago
Janine Fron , (art)n Laboratory
Stephan Meyers , (art)n Laboratory
pp. 523
Session 3-5: Information Visualization: Chair: Jonathan C. Roberts, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

Information Highlighting (Abstract)

Timothy Ostler , Cognitive Architecture
pp. 528

Environment pi J for Visual Programming in Java (Abstract)

Vadim A. Kosarev , Russian Academy of Sciences/Ural Branch
Vladimir V. Prokhorov , Russian Academy of Sciences/Ural Branch
pp. 535
Session 3-6: Virtual Reality in Construction: Chair: Aouad Ghassan, University of Salford, UK

Usability of Associated GIS and VRML Urban Models (Abstract)

Nada Brkljac , University of the West of England
John Counsell , University of the West of England
pp. 550

Supporting the Life-Cycle of Multimedia and Visualization Using Distributed Performance Support Systems (Abstract)

N. Bouchlaghem , Loughborough University
W. Sher , Loughborough University
N. Beacham , Loughborough University
pp. 556

Case-Based Analysis for Virtual Model Application in AEC Industry (Abstract)

Yuji Hoshino , Kumamoto University
Ichiro Kobayashi , Kumamoto University
Yoshihiko Fukuchi , Konoike Construction Co., Ltd.
Seigo Ogata , Kumamoto University
pp. 566

Fast 3D Visualization of Road Product Models (Abstract)

Andrej Tibaut , University of Maribor
Branko Kauèiè , University of Maribor
Danijel Rebolj , University of Maribor
pp. 572
Session 3-7: Applied Visualization: Chair: Rivka Oxman, Technion, Israel

A Prototype System for Cooperative Architecture Design (Abstract)

Ricardo Galli , University of Balearic Islands
Yuhua Luo , University of Balearic Islands
Antonio Carlos Almeida , Instituto Superior Tecnico at Lisbon
Miguel Dias , ADETTI, ISCTE
pp. 582
Keynote Lecture

Author Index (PDF)

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