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Accelerate Volume Splatting by Using Run Length Encoding [chapter]

Zhang Jiawan, Sun Jizhou, Sun Zhigang
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
RLE based data structures are defined to exploit spatial coherence of volume and intermediate rendering images.  ...  This new technique saves rendering time by employing RLE mechanism so that only voxels of interest are processed in splatting.  ...  When the angle between the image plane and the principal volume axis is above 45 o , another set of data structures is created based on the other corresponding principal axis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44860-8_94 fatcat:guppkhxzdjgqbo3vlyczlgtuze

Fused Visualization for Large-Scale Time-Varying Volume Data with Adaptive Particle-Based Rendering [chapter]

Kun Zhao, Naohisa Sakamoto, Koji Koyamada
2014 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
This makes the fusion of different objects and handling of large-scale volume data is very easy.  ...  Moreover, our proposed APBR method can adaptively apply different particle generation process to visualize the volume data based on different viewpoints.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI Grants-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows (Grant Number 26・837), and was partially supported by the Ministry of  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-45289-9_20 fatcat:jp4v5tsgknflnbw2eoiu23mcsa

Shear-Warp Volume Rendering Algorithms Using Linear Level Octree for PC-Based Medical Simulation [chapter]

Zhenlan Wang, Chee-Kong Chui, Chuan-Heng Ang, Wieslaw L. Nowinski
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The algorithm benefits 3D volume rendering as well as multi-modality volume rendering. Initial work on comparison and validation of algorithm are done.  ...  We describe a new algorithm for 3D, and potentially higher, volume rendering.  ...  Acknowledgements Support of this research development by Agency of Science, Technology and Research is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45787-9_76 fatcat:3uxpe55f6fgsjfpkdovuw7s3ye

An Efficient Perspective Projection Using VolumeProTM [chapter]

Sukhyun Lim, Byeong-Seok Shin
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It reduces the rendering time in comparison to slab-based method without image quality deterioration since it processes only the parts contained in the view frustum.  ...  VolumePro is a real-time volume rendering hardware for consumer PCs.  ...  Introduction Volume rendering is a visualization method of displaying volumetric data as a twodimensional image [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24687-9_50 fatcat:choci4eeevhldgplmfppctrwla

Efficient visualization of volume data sets with region of interest and wavelets

Sebastien Piccand, Rita Noumeir, Eric Paquette, Robert L. Galloway, Jr., Kevin R. Cleary
2005 Medical Imaging 2005: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display  
The growing volume of medical images acquired with new imaging modalities poses big challenges to the radiologist's interpretation process.  ...  to achieve efficiency in rendering during the exploratory navigation phase.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.596031 dblp:conf/miigp/PiccandNP05 fatcat:id53jlsc5be4dc7nwbtcfn37se

Image-assisted visualizations over networks

Ulrich Neumann
2003 Journal of Electronic Imaging (JEI)  
To increase the efficiency of web-based 3D graphics systems including scientific visualizations, we present a method that utilizes previously rendered and transmitted images instead of transmitting 3D  ...  image-based rendering methods.  ...  To achieve the interactive frame rate, the authors also utilized of the rendering efficiency of imagebased rendering approach, specifically Image-Based Rendering Assisted Volume Rendering (IBRAVR) [21  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.1559995 fatcat:4yalq7ba6bbezgcs4mbjw5xxwm

A survey of GPU-based medical image computing techniques

Lin Shi, Wen Liu, Heye Zhang, Yongming Xie, Defeng Wang
2012 Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery  
The potential advantages and associated challenges of current GPU-based medical imaging are also discussed to inspire future applications in medicine.  ...  The major purpose of this survey is to provide a comprehensive reference source for the starters or researchers involved in GPU-based medical image processing.  ...  To improve the volume rendering performance for multiple data sets, a new GPU-based rendering system for ray casting of multiple volume data sets was presented in (138) .  ... 
doi:10.3978/j.issn.2223-4292.2012.08.02 pmid:23256080 pmcid:PMC3496509 fatcat:aco26l6qnfccrbjodilyweygzq

Fast Volume Carving [article]

Soon Hyoung Pyo, Yeong Gil Shin
2002 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
In this paper, we propose a fast carving algorithm which can be applied in volume rendering and image-based modeling.  ...  For example, we need to remove skin or tissue which hides the target organ of human in volume rendering, or empty region of 3D objects being modeled in image-based modeling.  ...  In particular, researches in medical imaging are primarily concerned with efficient rendering of the volume data obtained from medical scanners.  ... 
doi:10.2312/egs.20021028 fatcat:jidbp62rufeivmfiye42c5iyta

Moment Based Transfer Function Design for Volume Rendering [chapter]

Zhang Jiawan, Sun Jizhou, Sun Zhigang, Wei Zunce
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Local data features play important roles in the transfer function design for volume rendering.  ...  Furthermore, the proposed method can objectively fulfill the function of the previous boundary based method and extend the domain of transfer function to include more data features.  ...  König and Gröller [8] organize the rendered thumbnails efficiently to guide the transfer function process based on volume hardware.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44842-x_28 fatcat:ocxfda65zfg4bmuq43wzrhppie

Illustrating Surfaces in Volume [article]

Xiaoru Yuan, Baoquan Chen
2004 EUROVIS 2005: Eurographics / IEEE VGTC Symposium on Visualization  
Our implementation results have shown that this mixed form of rendering improves volume visualization and is efficient.  ...  We introduce Procedurally Perturbed Image Processing (PIP), a new method for enhancing both feature detection and depiction of surfaces.  ...  Thanks to Michael Meissner for maintaining the volume data repository and providing downloads.  ... 
doi:10.2312/vissym/vissym04/009-016 fatcat:rhiphb2abregbdaxijisybv6za

High Performance Visualization of Time-Varying Volume Data over a Wide-Area Network

Kwan-Liu Ma, D.M. Camp
2000 ACM/IEEE SC 2000 Conference (SC'00)  
This complete rendering pipeline makes possible highly efficient rendering and remote viewing of high resolution time-varying data sets in the absence of high-speed network and parallel I/O support.  ...  This paper presents an end-to-end, low-cost solution for visualizing time-varying volume data rendered on a parallel computer located at a remote site.  ...  Robert Wilson, and the Center for Computational Science and Engineering at NERSC for providing the test data sets.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sc.2000.10000 dblp:conf/sc/MaC00 fatcat:dkupnnijizbc7aqltormbl3rxa

Beyond triangles

Cyril Crassin, Fabrice Neyret, Sylvain Lefebvre, Miguel Sainz, Elmar Eisemann
2009 SIGGRAPH 2009: Talks on - SIGGRAPH '09  
GigaVoxels rendering In GigaVoxels, voxel data is efficiently managed by structuring small voxel volumes, so-called bricks, in form of an octree.  ...  Volume scene instancing We extended GigaVoxels to allow scene-graph like instancing in order to create and render large scenes composed of millions of octree-based volumetric objects.  ...  GigaVoxels rendering In GigaVoxels, voxel data is efficiently managed by structuring small voxel volumes, so-called bricks, in form of an octree.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1597990.1598068 dblp:conf/siggraph/CrassinNLSE09a fatcat:strt5fia4jgg3dtrrmow4xjr5u

Real-time stereographic rendering and display of medical images with programmable GPUs

Xiao Hui Wang, Walter F. Good
2008 Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics  
The performance of rendering and displaying was measured and compared between GPU-based and CPU (central processing unit)-based programming.  ...  Lung cancer screening CT images were used for developing GPU-based stereo rendering and displaying. The study was run on a personal computer with a 128 MB NVIDIA Quadro FX 1100 graphics card.  ...  based on differential geometry and human perception to the problem of image segmentation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compmedimag.2007.10.002 pmid:18061402 pmcid:PMC2269708 fatcat:dyxx4ffv2neftpclv4qpfsisze

A Memory Efficient Image Composition-based Parallel Particle Based Volume Rendering

Yoshiaki Yamaoka, Kengo Hayashi, Naohisa Sakamoto, Jorji Nonaka
2019 Journal of Advanced Simulation in Science and Engineering  
In this work, we focused on Particle Based Volume Rendering (PBVR) method because of its proven effectiveness for handling non-trivial unstructured volume data, which is still commonly used on numerical  ...  However, there is a memory cost and image quality trade-off because of the necessity of storing the entire sets of generated particle data before starting the rendering process.  ...  The unstructured volume data was provided by Mr. Masaya Muto of Meijo University.  ... 
doi:10.15748/jasse.6.1 fatcat:aowtadi7jfhkpjwytkmauqaewe


2002 Recent Trends in Multimedia Information Processing  
In this paper, a new approach named focal region-based volume rendering for visualizing internal structures of volumetric data is presented.  ...  This approach presents volumetric information through integrating context information as the structure analysis of the data set with a lens-like focal region rendering to show more detailed information  ...  3D image processing techniques to explore the structure of object to provide context information. • An efficient ray-bounded volume ray casting rendering to provide the detailed information of the volume  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812776266_0061 fatcat:2gjinxnsw5czrp7agmtz2k6ya4
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