Visualization Handbook

Visualization Handbook

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The Visualization Handbook provides an overview of the field of visualization by presenting the basic concepts, providing a snapshot of current visualization software systems, and examining research topics that are advancing the field. This text is intended for a broad audience, including not only the visualization expert seeking advanced methods to solve a particular problem, but also the novice looking for general background information on visualization topics. The largest collection of state-of-the-art visualization research yet gathered in a single volume, this book includes articles by a a€œwhoa€™s who of international scientific visualization researchers covering every aspect of the discipline, including: Am Virtual environments for visualization Am Basic visualization algorithms Am Large-scale data visualization Am Scalar data isosurface methods Am Visualization software and frameworks Am Scalar data volume rendering Am Perceptual issues in visualization Am Various application topics, including information visualization. * Edited by two of the best known people in the world on the subject; chapter authors are authoritative experts in their own fields; * Covers a wide range of topics, in 47 chapters, representing the state-of-the-art of scientific visualization.31.5 Getting Started in SCIRun SCIRun and a variety of other software packages from the SCI Institute are available at the SCI software ... Documentation including download and installation instructions, sample datasets, and sample visualization networks are also available at the website. ... Guide, a Tutorial, a User Guide, a Developer Guide, a Reference Guide, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Title:Visualization Handbook
Author:Charles D. Hansen, Chris R. Johnson
Publisher:Academic Press - 2011-08-30


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