Scientific Visualization - Spring 2003 Reading List

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  • M. Zwicker, H. Pfister, J. van Baar, and M. Gross. EWA Volume Splatting. In IEEE Visualization 2001.
  • Guest Editor's Introduction to Information Visualization
  • Malte Zockler, Detlev Stalling, Hans-Christian Hege.Interactive Visualizations of 3D-Vector Fields Using Illuminated Stream Lines. Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum fur Informationstechnik Berlin (ZIB)
  • Jarke J. van Wijk. Image Based Flow Visualization.Technische Universiteit Eindhoven Dept. of Mathematics
  • John Kolojejchick, Steven F. Roth. Information Appliances and Tools: Simplicity and Power Tradeoffs in the Visage Exploration Environment. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Volume 17, Number 4, July/August 1997, 32-41.
  • Greg Turk, David Banks. Image-Guided Streamline Placement 1996 ACM.
  • Klaus Engel and Thomas Ertl. Interactive High-Quality Volume Rendering with Flexible Consumer Graaphics Hardware. STAR - State of The Art Report. EUROGRAPHICS 2002.
  • Arie E. Kaufman. Introduction to Volume Graphics
  • Arie E. Kaufman. Volume Visualization: Principles and Advances
  • R. Westermann, C. R. Johnson, and T. Ertl. A Level-Set Method for Flow Visualization. In IEEE Visualization '00, 2000.
  • Marc Levoy. Display of Surfaces from Volume Data. June, 1987 (revised February, 1988). University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
  • William E. Lorensen, Harvey E. Cline. Marching Cubes: A High Resolution 3D Surface Construction Algorithm. Computer Graphics, Volume 21, Number 4, July 1987.
  • Robert J. Moorhead II and Zhifan Zhu. Signal Processing of Scientifice Visualization
  • Michael Mei▀ner, Jian Huang, Dirk Bartz, Klaus Mueller, Roger Crawfis. A Practical Evaluation of Volume Rendering Algorithms
  • James T. Kajiya, Brian P. Von Herren. Ray Tracing Volume Densities. Computer Graphics Volume 18, Number 3 July 1984.
  • C. Rezk Salama, K. Engel, M. Bauer, G. Greiner, and T. Ertl. Interactive Volume Rendering on Standard PC Graphics Hardware Using Multi-Testures and Multi-Stage Rasterization. in Siggraph/Eurographics Workshop on Graphics Hardware, pp. 109--119, 2000.
  • Roni Yagel. Volume Viewing Algorithms: Survey
  • Ahlberg, C. and Wistrand, E. (1995). IVEE: An Information Visualization & Explortation Environment. In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization.
  • Brian Cabral, Leith (Casey) Leedom. Imaging Vector Fields Using Line Integral Convolution. 1993 ACM.
  • M. Carpendale, D. Cowperthwaite, and F. Fracchia. Extending Distortion Viewing from 2D to 3D. IEEE Comp. Graphics and Applics., 17(4), 1997.
  • Don Dovey. Vector Plots for Irregular Grids In Proceedings: Visualization '95, pages 248 - 253. IEEE Computer Society, 1995.
  • J. Diepstraten, D. Weiskopf, T. Ertl. Trasparency In Interactive Illustrations. EUROGRAPHICS 2002 / G. Drettrakis and H.-P. Seidel Volume 21 (2002), Number 3.
  • T. Todd Elvins. A Survey of Algorithms for Volume Visualization
  • Joe Kniss, Simon Premoze, Charles Hansen, David Ebert. Interactive Translucent Volume Rendering and Procedural Modeling
  • Nelson Max. Optical Models for Direct Volume Rendering IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 1(2):99--108, 1995. 2
  • Roger Crawfis, Nelson Max, Barry Becker. Vector Field Visualization. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications Journal. August 1994.
  • James A. Wise, James J. Thomas, Kelly Pennock, David Lantrip, Marc Pottier, Anne Schur, Vern Crow. Visualizaing the Non-Visual: Spatial analysis and interaction with information from text documents. 1995 IEEE.
  • Randall M. Rohrer, Edward Swing. Information Visualization: Web-Based Information Visualization. Information Visualization, July/August 1997.
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