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Model-Based Analysis–Synthesis for Realistic Tree Reconstruction and Growth Simulation

Corina Iovan, Paul-Henry Cournede, Thomas Guyard, Benoit Bayol, Didier Boldo, Matthieu Cord
2014 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
Functional-structural individual-based tree models are used to reconstruct and visualize virtual trees and their time evolutions realistically in a 3-D viewer rendering the models with geographical coordinates  ...  reconstruction and growth simulation of vegetation in urban or natural environments.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the French National Survey Agency (IGN) for kindly providing the remote sensing data used in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2013.2251467 fatcat:tpp3umisbvevleuma7quisuxaq

Study of Plant Animation Synthesis by Unity3D [chapter]

Yanna Jiang, Boxiang Xiao, Baozhu Yang, Xinyu Guo
2015 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The research of precise, efficient and photorealistic plant animation synthesis is one of the important issues that the current virtual plant facing with.This paper using maize achieves real time and realistic  ...  plant animation, based on the platform of Unity3D.  ...  [2] constructed realistic 3D models of natural trees based on real plant image.On this basis,for plant dynamic virtual simulation and animation synthesis problem,Feng Jinhui et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19620-6_39 fatcat:7j6tqmedqbbr3hveljfh5o63u4

Simulation and Synthesis in Medical Imaging

Alejandro F. Frangi, Sotirios A. Tsaftaris, Jerry L. Prince
2018 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
This editorial introduces the Special Issue on Simulation and Synthesis in Medical Imaging. In this editorial, we define so-far ambiguous terms of simulation and synthesis in medical imaging.  ...  We also briefly discuss the synergistic importance of mechanistic (hypothesis-driven) and phenomenologic (data-driven) models of medical image generation.  ...  hence derived from a computer-based synthesis or simulation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmi.2018.2800298 fatcat:iarwuivtkna37ez3x3fr75nok4

Computational synthesis of cortical dendritic morphologies [article]

Lida Kanari, Hugo Dictus, Athanassia Chalimourda, Werner Van Geit, Benoit Coste, Julian Shillcock, Kathryn Hess, Henry Markram
2020 bioRxiv   pre-print
Comprehensive neuron models are essential for defining cell types, discerning their functional roles and investigating structural alterations associated with diseased brain states.  ...  AbstractNeuronal morphologies provide the foundation for the electrical behavior of neurons, the connectomes they form, and the dynamical properties of the brain.  ...  We acknowledge Joseph Graham and Guy Atenekeng for crucial input on synthesis algorithm, at the early stages of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.04.15.040410 fatcat:mwlx6kntbzblxjpzlxqm64z3wi

Bayes Forest: a data-intensive generator of morphological tree clones

Ilya Potapov, Marko Järvenpää, Markku Åkerblom, Pasi Raumonen, Mikko Kaasalainen
2017 GigaScience  
Here, we present an algorithm for generating morphological tree "clones" based on the detailed reconstruction of the laser scanning data, statistical measure of similarity, and a plant growth model with  ...  Detailed and realistic tree form generators have numerous applications in ecology and forestry.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Risto Sievänen and Wojtek Palubicki for useful discussion and comments on the model design and implementation.  ... 
doi:10.1093/gigascience/gix079 pmid:29020742 pmcid:PMC5632294 fatcat:gjobnrhefjcojl2nfy6kbetbkm

GeoMaTree : Geometric and Mathematical Model Based Digital Tree Authoring System

2018 KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems  
The application is a multi-resolution 3D model that supports appropriate optimization for a tree structure.  ...  The core of the proposed system is a procedural modeling based on a mathematical model and an application that supports digital content creation on diverse platforms.  ...  The paper designs a geometric model based growth procedure for generating realistic tree model.  ... 
doi:10.3837/tiis.2018.07.016 fatcat:xz2i2auajng5fnzsi7axfxuhpu

Applications of proxy system modeling in high resolution paleoclimatology

Michael N. Evans
2012 Quaternary International  
Proxy system modeling complements and sharpens signal interpretations based solely on statistical analyses and transformations; provides the basis for observing network optimization, hypothesis testing  ...  , and data-model comparisons for uncertainty estimation; and may be incorporated as weak but mechanistically-plausible constraints into paleoclimatic reconstruction algorithms.  ...  Hughes for encouraging the development of this research; Heinz Wanner, PAGES and the 18th INQUA Congress (Bern, 2011) for the opportunity to present these ideas in synthesis; and T. Horscoft and N.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2012.08.069 fatcat:qvmzcnmexvgyrlg4dhn3hx5yuq

Applications of proxy system modeling in high resolution paleoclimatology

M.N. Evans, S.E. Tolwinski-Ward, D.M. Thompson, K.J. Anchukaitis
2013 Quaternary Science Reviews  
Proxy system modeling complements and sharpens signal interpretations based solely on statistical analyses and transformations; provides the basis for observing network optimization, hypothesis testing  ...  , and data-model comparisons for uncertainty estimation; and may be incorporated as weak but mechanistically-plausible constraints into paleoclimatic reconstruction algorithms.  ...  Hughes for encouraging the development of this research; Heinz Wanner, PAGES and the 18th INQUA Congress (Bern, 2011) for the opportunity to present these ideas in synthesis; and T. Horscoft and N.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.05.024 fatcat:kutjvg35zrb7nna7egh7kj3qdq

Metabolic modeling of endosymbiont genome reduction on a temporal scale

K. Yizhak, T. Tuller, B. Papp, E. Ruppin
2014 Molecular Systems Biology  
A fundamental challenge in Systems Biology is whether a cell-scale metabolic model can predict patterns of genome evolution by realistically accounting for associated biochemical constraints.  ...  By optimizing this correlation across the space of potential growth and biomass conditions, we compute an upper bound estimate on the model's prediction accuracy (R¼0.54).  ...  KY, TT, BP and ER wrote the paper. KY performed the analysis and the statistical computations. TT performed the phylogenetic reconstruction.  ... 
doi:10.1038/msb.2011.11 pmid:21451589 pmcid:PMC3094061 fatcat:fs4yrollynevbahlqtkcjoa6ue

Palaeovegetation-model comparisons, climate change and tree succession in Scandinavia over the past 1500 years

Sharon A. Cowling, Martin T. Sykes, Richard H. W. Bradshaw
2001 Journal of Ecology  
, of model-data comparisons for understanding mechanisms and processes underlying past forest succession, and emphasizes the usefulness of forest models for reconstructing climate influences on past vegetation  ...  1 We assess the robustness of a 1500-year palaeoclimate data base and forest gap model in simulating northern Scandinavian boreal forest succession since  500.  ...  Bugmann, Thomas Hickler and an anonymous referee for comments made upon earlier drafts of this manuscript, and Professor B. Aaby and Dr L. Björkman for access to their raw pollen data.  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1365-2745.2001.00556.x fatcat:ldymjf73g5hbvm5e4pabvzn7i4

Automatic Synthesis of Anthropomorphic Pulmonary CT Phantoms [article]

Daniel Jimenez-Carretero, Raul San Jose Estepar, Mario Diaz Cacio, Maria J Ledesma-Carbayo
2015 bioRxiv   pre-print
growth methods that can be merged into a final simulated lung with realistic features.  ...  Starting from biological and image-based knowledge about the topology and relationships between structures, the system is able to generate synthetic pulmonary arteries, veins, and airways using iterative  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Eduardo Fraile and Patricia Fraga at Unidad Central de Radiodiagnóstico (Madrid, Spain) for assistance during the AV manual labeling; German Gonzalez and George R  ... 
doi:10.1101/022871 fatcat:ssaauj7sgzgejkmfka23r2ghri

Automatic Synthesis of Anthropomorphic Pulmonary CT Phantoms

Daniel Jimenez-Carretero, Raul San Jose Estepar, Mario Diaz Cacio, Maria J. Ledesma-Carbayo, Peter M.A. van Ooijen
2016 PLoS ONE  
growth methods that can be merged into a final simulated lung with realistic features.  ...  Starting from biological and image-based knowledge about the topology and relationships between structures, the system is able to generate synthetic pulmonary arteries, veins, and airways using iterative  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Eduardo Fraile and Patricia Fraga at Unidad Central de Radiodiagnóstico (Madrid, Spain) for assistance during the AV manual labeling; German Gonzalez and George R  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146060 pmid:26731653 pmcid:PMC4711718 fatcat:xog5b62xlbechjzexacqoquz3u

Procedural Urban Forestry

Till Niese, Sören Pirk, Matthias Albrecht, Bedrich Benes, Oliver Deussen
2022 ACM Transactions on Graphics  
Our framework's effectiveness is shown through examples of large-scale city scenes and close-ups of individually grown tree models.  ...  We introduce procedural placement models (PPMs) for vegetation in urban layouts.  ...  Second, plant models need to simulate growth and interaction with their environment to generate vegetation with high visual fidelity.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3502220 fatcat:po2jbmb5rzetppl3n6rk6azt2e

Simulation of phase contrast angiography for renal arterial models

Artur Klepaczko, Piotr Szczypiński, Michał Strzelecki, Ludomir Stefańczyk
2018 BioMedical Engineering OnLine  
In addition, a synthetic model was designed using a vascular tree growth simulation algorithm.  ...  Results: We present a computer framework for simulation of the PCA protocol, both conventional and accelerated with echo-planar imaging (EPI) readout, and its application to the numerical models of kidney  ...  Marcin Majos, MD, of the Medical University of Lodz, for collection of the CT angiograms and ultrasound data, which served for constructing patient-specific renal arterial models.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12938-018-0471-y pmid:29661193 pmcid:PMC5902949 fatcat:whfptduotrebdhl4kvsc2arulq

A comparison of climate simulations for the last glacial maximum with three different versions of the ECHAM model and implications for summer-green tree refugia

K. Arpe, S. A. G. Leroy, U. Mikolajewicz
2011 Climate of the Past  
For validating the model data for the LGM, pollen, wood and charcoal analyses were compared with possible summer-green tree growth from model estimates Published by Copernicus Publications on behalf of  ...  The ECHAM5 T106 simulation suggests for more sites with findings of palaeodata, likely tree growth during the LGM than the other simulations, especially over western Europe.  ...  The help of Monika Esch at MPI for setting up and running the T106EH5 simulation was essential for the success of this study.  ... 
doi:10.5194/cp-7-91-2011 fatcat:hrc356skfndkfclzjnoeblwvra
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