RGVis: Region growing based techniques for volume visualization

Runzhen Huang, Kwan-Liu Ma

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Abstract

Interactive data visualization is inherently an iterative trial-and-error process searching for an ideal set of parameters for classifying and rendering features of interest in the data. This paper presents 3-d region growing based techniques that can assist the users to locate and define features of interest in volume data more quickly and more accurately. One technique employs partial region growing to generate a 2-d transfer function that effectively reveals the full features of interest. The other technique uses the result of full region growing to systematically construct a boundary surface for the extracted features. The resulting polygonal representation of the boundary surface can facilitate comparison, measurement, and simulation. A visual assessment method is suggested by using the extracted volume and surface information. These techniques either shorten or completely eliminate the typical trial-and-error step in the process of interactive data exploration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - 11th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, PG 2003
EditorsReinhard Klein, Jon Rokne, Wenping Wang
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages355-363
Number of pages9
Volume2003-January
ISBN (Electronic)0769520286
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Event11th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, PG 2003 - Canmore, Canada
Duration: Oct 8 2003Oct 10 2003

Other

Other11th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, PG 2003
CountryCanada
CityCanmore
Period10/8/0310/10/03

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Volume Visualization
Region Growing
Visualization
Trial and error
Data visualization
Transfer functions
Data Visualization
Rendering
Transfer Function
3D
Eliminate
Partial
Simulation

Keywords

  • Computer graphics
  • Computer science
  • Data mining
  • Data visualization
  • Feature extraction
  • Hardware
  • Medical simulation
  • Rendering (computer graphics)
  • Scattering
  • Transfer functions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Modeling and Simulation

Cite this

Huang, R., & Ma, K-L. (2003). RGVis: Region growing based techniques for volume visualization. In R. Klein, J. Rokne, & W. Wang (Eds.), Proceedings - 11th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, PG 2003 (Vol. 2003-January, pp. 355-363). [1238277] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/PCCGA.2003.1238277

RGVis : Region growing based techniques for volume visualization. / Huang, Runzhen; Ma, Kwan-Liu.

Proceedings - 11th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, PG 2003. ed. / Reinhard Klein; Jon Rokne; Wenping Wang. Vol. 2003-January IEEE Computer Society, 2003. p. 355-363 1238277.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Huang, R & Ma, K-L 2003, RGVis: Region growing based techniques for volume visualization. in R Klein, J Rokne & W Wang (eds), Proceedings - 11th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, PG 2003. vol. 2003-January, 1238277, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 355-363, 11th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, PG 2003, Canmore, Canada, 10/8/03. https://doi.org/10.1109/PCCGA.2003.1238277
Huang R, Ma K-L. RGVis: Region growing based techniques for volume visualization. In Klein R, Rokne J, Wang W, editors, Proceedings - 11th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, PG 2003. Vol. 2003-January. IEEE Computer Society. 2003. p. 355-363. 1238277 https://doi.org/10.1109/PCCGA.2003.1238277
Huang, Runzhen ; Ma, Kwan-Liu. / RGVis : Region growing based techniques for volume visualization. Proceedings - 11th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, PG 2003. editor / Reinhard Klein ; Jon Rokne ; Wenping Wang. Vol. 2003-January IEEE Computer Society, 2003. pp. 355-363
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