Scientific Visualization of Physical Phenomena by Nicholas M. PatrikalakisScientific Visualization of Physical Phenomena by Nicholas M. Patrikalakis

Scientific Visualization of Physical Phenomena

byNicholas M. Patrikalakis

Paperback | August 1, 2012

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Scientific Visualization of Physical Phenomena reflects the special emphasis of the Computer Graphics Society's Ninth International Conference, held at the MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA in June, 1991. This volume contains the proceedings of the conference, which, since its foundation in 1983, continues to attract high quality research articles in all aspects of Computer Graphics and its applications. Visualization in science and engineering is rapidly developing into a vital area because of its potential for significantly contributing to the understanding of physical processes and the design automation of man-made systems. With the increasing emphasis in handling complicated physical and artificial processes and systems and with continuing advances in specialized graphics hardware and processing software and algorithms, visualization is expected to play an increasingly dominant role in the foreseeable future.
Title:Scientific Visualization of Physical PhenomenaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:690 pagesPublished:August 1, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:4431681612

ISBN - 13:9784431681618

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Table of Contents

1: Keynote and Invited Papers.- Visualization: New Concepts and Techniques to Integrate Diverse Application Areas.- to Volume Synthesis.- Computer Visualization in Spacecraft Exploration of the Solar System.- Computational Geometry and Visualization: Problems at the Interface.- Visualization for Engineering Design.- Visualization Resources and Strategies for Remote Subsea Exploration.- 2: Animation.- A Particle-Based Computational Model of Cloth Draping Behavior.- Physically-Based Interactive Camera Motion Control Using 3D Input Devices.- Aspects of Motion Design for Physically-Based Animation.- 3: Parallel Processing.- Terrain Perspectives on a Massively Parallel SIMD Computer.- Surface Tree Caching for Rendering Patches in a Parallel Ray Tracing System.- 4: Volume Rendering.- Context Sensitive Normal Estimation for Volume Imaging.- Rapid Volume Rendering Using a Boundary-Fill Guided Ray Cast Algorithm.- A 3D Surface Construction Algorithm for Volume Data.- 5: Visualization Methods.- Compositional Analysis and Synthesis of Scientific Data Visualization Techniques.- Precise Rendering Method for Edge Highlighting.- Fractals Based on Regular Polygons and Polyhedra.- 6: Ray Tracing/Rendering.- Ray Tracing Gradient Index Lenses.- Shapes and Textures for Rendering Coral.- A New Color Conversion Method for Realistic Light Simulation.- 7: Picture Generation.- Two-Dimensional Vector Field Visualization by Halftoning.- Three Plus Five Makes Eight: A Simplified Approach to Halftoning.- 8: Computational Geometry.- A Theory of Geometric Contact for Computer Aided Geometric Design of Parametric Curves.- Generalization of a Family of Gregory Surfaces.- A New Control Method for Free-Form Surfaces with Tangent Continuity and its Applications.- Hybrid Models and Conversion Algorithms for Solid Object Representation.- Surface Generation Using Implicit Cubics.- 9: Visualization in Engineering.- Equilibrium and Interpolation Solutions Using Wavelet Bases.- Dynamic 3D Illustrations with Visibility Constraints.- Piecewise Linear Approximations of Digitized Space Curves with Applications.- 10: Fluid Flow Visualization.- Ellipsoidal Quantification of Evolving Phenomena.- Smoothed Particle Rendering for Fluid Visualization in Astrophysics.- 11: Applications.- Pan-Focused Stereoscopic Display Using a Series of Optical Microscope Images.- Reconstructing and Visualizing Models of Neuronal Dendrites.- A Visualization and Simulation System for Environmental Purposes.- Synchronized Acquisition of Three-Dimensional Range and Color Data and its Applications.- Piecewise Planar Surface Models from Sampled Data.- Conference Organization Committee.- List of Sponsors.- List of Technical Reviewers.- List of Contributors.- Keyword Index.