_   Oct. 29-Nov. 3,2006  Baltimore MD USA    
  _ Vis Sessions


Papers 1
Visualization in Medicine
Chair: Terry Yoo

A Pipeline for Computer Aided Polyp Detection
Wei Hong, Feng Qiu, Arie Kaufman
Presentation (ppt)

Full Body Virtual Autopsies Using a State-of-the-art Volume Rendering Pipeline
Patric Ljung, Calle Winskog, Anders Persson, Claes Lundström, Anders Ynnerman
Presentation (ppt)

Real-Time Illustration of Vascular Structures
Felix Ritter, Christian Hansen, Volker Dicken, Olaf Konrad, Bernhard Preim, Heinz-Otto Peitgen
Presentation (pdf)

Lines of Curvature for Polyp Detection in Virtual Colonoscopy
Lingxiao Zhao, Charl P. Botha, Javier O. Bescos, Roel Truyen, Frans M. Vos, Frits H. Post
Presentation (ppt)

Papers 2
Information and MultiVariate Visualization
Chair: Matt Ward

Outlier-Preserving Focus+Context Visualization in Parallel Coordinates
Matej Novotny, Helwig Hauser
Presentation (ppt)

Composite Rectilinear Deformation for Stretch and Squish Navigation
James Slack, Tamara Munzner
Presentation (ppt)

Multi-variate, Time Varying, and Comparative Visualization with Contextual Cues
Jonathan Woodring, Han-Wei Shen
Presentation (ppt)

Multifield-Graphs: An Approach to Visualizing Correlations in Multifield Scalar Data
Natascha Sauber, Holger Theisel, Hans-Peter Seidel
Presentation (ppt)

Papers 3
Illustrative Visualization I
Chair: Cláudio Silva

Saliency-guided Enhancement for Volume Visualization
Youngmin Kim, Amitabh Varshney
Presentation (ppt)

Importance-Driven Focus of Attention
Ivan Viola, Miguel Feixas, Mateu Sbert, Meister Eduard Gröller
Presentation (ppt)      Video (mpeg)

ClearView: An Interactive Context Preserving Hotspot Visualization Technique
Jens Krüger, Jens Schneider, Rüdiger Westermann
Presentation (pptx)      Video 1 (wmv)      Video 2 (wmv)      Video 3 (wmv)      Video 4 (wmv)

Papers 4
Flow Visualization
Chair: Edi Groeller

Visualization Tools for Vorticity Transport Analysis in Incompressible Flow
Filip Sadlo, Ronald Peikert, Mirjam Sick
Presentation (ppt)      Video 1 (avi)      Video 2 (avi)

Vortex Visualization for Practical Engineering Applications
Monika Jankun-Kelly, Ming Jiang, David Thompson, Raghu Machiraju
Presentation (ppt)      Video (avi)      Video (mpg)

An Advanced Evenly-Spaced Streamline Placement Algorithm
Zhanping Liu, Robert J. Moorhead II, Joe Groner
Presentation (ppt)      Movie (avi)


Papers 5
Visualization Systems
Chair: Lisa Avila

Fine-grained Visualization Pipelines and Lazy Functional Languages
David Duke, Malcolm Wallace, Rita Borgo, Colin Runciman
Presentation (ppt)

A Novel Visualization Model for Web Search Results
Tien N. Nguyen, Jin Zhang
Presentation (ppt)

A Trajectory-Preserving Synchronization Method for Collaborative Visualization
Lewis W.F. Li, Frederick W.B. Li, Rynson W.H. Lau
Presentation (ppt)      Video Dir (mov)      Flash Dir (swf)

Concurrent Visualization in a Production Supercomputing Environment
David Ellsworth, Bryan Green, Chris Henze, Patrick Moran, Timothy Sandstrom

Papers 6
User Interfaces
Chair: TJ Jankun-Kelly

Scalable WIM: Effective Exploration in Large-scale Astrophysical Environments
Yinggang Li, Chi-Wing Fu, Andrew J. Hanson
Presentation (ppt)      Video (avi)

Using Visual Cues of Contact to Improve Interactive Manipulation of Virtual Objects in Industrial Assembly/Maintenance Simulations
Jean Sreng, Anatole Lécuyer, Christine Mégard, Claude Andriot
Presentation (ppt)      Movie Directory (wmv)

High-Level User Interfaces for Transfer Function Design with Semantics
Christof Rezk Salama, Maik Keller, Peter Kohlmann
Presentation (ppt)      Movie (avi)

LOD Map - A Visual Interface for Navigating Multiresolution Volume Visualization
Chaoli Wang, Han-Wei Shen
Presentation (ppt)

Papers 7
Visualization in Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Engineering I
Chair: Klaus Mueller

Analyzing Complex FTMS Simulations: a Case Study in High-Level Visualization of Ion Motions
Wojciech Burakiewicz, Robert van Liere
Presentation (ppt)      Video 1 (mpg)      Video 2 (mpg)      Video 3 (mpg)

Detection and Visualization of Defects in 3D Unstructured Models of Nematic Liquid Crystals
Ketan Mehta, T.J. Jankun-Kelly
Presentation (ppt)

Understanding the Structure of the Turbulent Mixing Layer in Hydrodynamic Instabilities
Daniel Laney, Peer-Timo Bremer, Ajith Macarenhas, Paul Miller, Valerio Pascucci

Hub-based Simulation and Graphics Hardware Accelerated Visualization for Nanotechnology Applications
Wei Qiao, Michael McLennan, Rick Kennell, David S. Ebert, Gerhard Klimeck
Presentation (ppt)      Video 1 (mpg)      Video 2 (mpg)

Papers 8
Illustrative Visualization II
Chair: Jian Huang

Feature Aligned Volume Manipulation for Illustration and Visualization
Carlos D. Correa, Deborah Silver, Min Chen
Presentation (ppt)      Video (wmv)

Exploded Views for Volume Data
Stefan Bruckner, M. Eduard Gröller
Presentation (ppt)      Video (mpg)

Caricaturistic Visualization
Peter Rautek, Ivan Viola, Eduard Gröller
Presentation (ppt)      Video 1 (avi)      Video 2 (avi)

Papers 9
Video Systems and Time-Varying Data
Chair: Mark Duchaineau

Visual Signatures in Video Visualization
Min Chen, Ralf P. Botchen, Rudy R. Hashim, Daniel Weiskopf, Thomas Ertl, Ian M. Thornton
Presentation (ppt)      Video Directory (mpg)

Asynchronous Distributed Calibration for Scalable and Reconfigurable Multi-Projector Displays
Ezekiel S. Bhasker, Pinaki Sinha, Aditi Majumder
Presentation (ppt)

Dynamic View Selection for Time-Varying Volumes
Guangfeng Ji, Han-Wei Shen
Presentation (ppt)

Papers 10
Chair: Chris North

Enhancing Depth Perception in Translucent Volumes
Marta Kersten, James Stewart, Niko Troje, Randy Ellis

Texturing of Layered Surfaces for Optimal Viewing
Alethea S. Bair, Donald H. House, Colin Ware
Presentation (ppt)

Subjective Quantification of Perceptual Interactions Among Some 2D Scientific Visualization Methods
Daniel Acevedo, David H. Laidlaw
Presentation (ppt)

Occlusion-Free Animation of Driving Routes for Car Navigation Systems
Shigeo Takahashi, Kenichi Yoshida, Kenji Shimada, Tomoyuki Nishita
Presentation (ppt)

Papers 11
Visualization in Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Engineering II
Chair: Russel Taylor

Interactive Visualization of Intercluster Galaxy Structures in the Horologium-Reticulum Supercluster
Jameson Miller, Cory W. Quammen, Matthew C. Fleenor
Presentation (ppt)      Video 1 (wmv)      Video 2 (wmv)      Video 3 (wmv)      Video 4 (wmv)     

An Atmospheric Visual Analysis and Exploration System
Yuyan Song, Jing Ye, Nikolai Svakhine, Sonia Lasher-Trapp, Mike Baldwin, David Ebert
Presentation (ppt)      Video (avi)

Visualization of Fibrous and Thread-like Data
Zeki Melek, David Mayerich, Cem Yuksel, John Keyser
Presentation (ppt)      Video Directory (avi)

Comparative Visualization for Wave-based and Geometric Acoustics
Eduard Deines, Martin Bertram, Jan Mohring, Jevgenij Jegorovs, Frank Michel, Hans Hagen, Gregory M. Nielson
Presentation (ppt)

Papers 12
Vector/Tensor Visualization I
Chair: Gerik Scheuermann

Hybrid Visualization for White Matter Tracts using Triangle Strips and Point Sprites
Dorit Merhof, Markus Sonntag, Frank Enders, Christopher Nimsky, Peter Hastreiter, Günther Greiner
Presentation (ppt)

Analyzing Vortex Breakdown Flow Structures by Assignment of Colors to Tensor Invariants
Markus Rütten, Min S. Chong

Superellipsoid-based, Real Symmetric Traceless Tensor Glyphs Motivated by Nematic Liquid Crystal Alignment Visualization
T.J. Jankun-Kelly, Ketan Mehta
Presentation (pdf)

Papers 13
Isosurfaces and Polygonal Meshes I
Chair: Dirk Barz

High-Quality Extraction of Isosurfaces from Regular and Irregular Grids
John Schreiner, Carlos E. Scheidegger, Cláudio T. Silva
Presentation (pdf)

Mesh Layouts for Block-Based Caches
Sung-Eui Yoon, Peter Lindstrom
Presentation (ppt)

Out-of-Core Remeshing of Large Polygonal Meshes
Minsu Ahn, Igor Guskov, Seungyong Lee
Presentation (ppt)


Papers 14
Large Data Set Visualization
Chair: Valerio Pascucci

Interactive Point-Based Rendering of Higher-Order Tetrahedral Data
Yuan Zhou, Michael Garland
Presentation (ppt)

Ambient Occlusion and Edge Cueing for Enhancing Real Time Molecular Visualization
Marco Tarini, Paolo Cignoni, Claudio Montani
Presentation (ppt)

Fast and Efficient Compression of Floating-Point Data
Peter Lindstrom, Martin Isenburg

Visualization and Analysis of Large Data Collections: a Case Study Applied to Confocal Microscopy Data
Wim de Leeuw, Pernette Verschure, Robert van Liere
Presentation (ppt)

Papers 15
Isosurfaces and Polygonal Meshes II
Chair: Ramani Duraiswami

On Histograms and Isosurface Statistics
Hamish Carr, Brian Duffy, Barry Denby
Presentation (ppt)

Interactive Point-based Isosurface Exploration and High-quality Rendering
Haitao Zhang, Arie Kaufman
Presentation (ppt)

Using Difference Intervals for Time-Varying Isosurface Visualization
Kenneth Waters, Christopher Co, Kenneth Joy
Presentation (ppt)

Isosurface Extraction and Spatial Filtering using Persistent Octree (POT)
Qingmin Shi, Joseph JaJa
Presentation (ppt)

Papers 16
Volume Rendering of Extremely Large Datasets
Chair: Xavier Tricoche

Scalable Data Servers for Large Multivariate Volume Visualization
Markus Glatter, Colin Mollenhour, Jian Huang, Jinzhu Gao
Presentation (ppt)      Video (avi)

Distributed Shared Memory for Roaming Large Volumes
Laurent Castanié, Christophe Mion, Xavier Cavin, Bruno Lévy
Presentation (ppt)      Video 1 (avi)      Video 2 (avi)

Progressive Volume Rendering of Large Unstructured Grids
Steven P. Callahan, Louis Bavoil, Valerio Pascucci, Cláudio T. Silva
Presentation (ppt)

Papers 17
Vector/Tensor Visualization II
Chair: Holger Theisel

Representing Higher-Order Singularities in Vector Fields on Piecewise Linear Surfaces
Wan-Chiu Li, Bruno Vallet, Nicolas Ray, Bruno Lévy
Presentation (ppt)

Techniques for the Visualization of Topological Defect Behavior in Nematic Liquid Crystals
Vadim A. Slavin, Robert A. Pelcovits, George Loriot, Andrew Callan-Jones, David H. Laidlaw
Presentation (ppt)      Data Directory

Diffusion Tensor Visualization with Glyph Packing
Gordon Kindlmann, Carl-Fredrik Westin

Papers 18
Volume Modeling and Rendering
Chair: Dave Ebert

Extensions of the Zwart-Powell Box Spline for Volumetric Data Reconstruction on the Cartesian Lattice
Alireza Entezari, Torsten Möller
Presentation (pdf)

A Generic and Scalable Pipeline for GPU Tetrahedral Grid Rendering
Joachim Georgii, Rüdiger Westermann
Presentation (ppt)      Video (avi)      Video (avi)

A Spectral Analysis of Function Composition and its Implications for Sampling in Direct Volume Visualization
Steven Bergner, Torsten Möller, Daniel Weiskopf, David J. Muraki
Presentation (ppt)

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