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International Workshop on Volume Graphics

June 21-22, 2001

Stony Brook, NY 


ADVANCE PROGRAM


Wednesday June 20, 2001

VISUALIZATION LAB OPEN HOUSE, 5pm-9pm

Computer Science Department, State University of New York at Stony Brook


Thursday June 21, 2001

OPENING SESSION and KEYNOTE LECTURE, 9:00-10:20

Physics-Based Techniques for Modeling Volumetric Objects
Dimitris Metaxas

COFFEE BREAK

VOLUME RENDERING (general), 10:40-12:20

(Session Chair: Nelson Max)

Refraction in Discrete Raytracing
D. Rodgman and M. Chen

Data Level Comparisons of Surface Classifications and Gradient Filters 
K. Kim, C. Wittenbrink, A. Pang

Splatting with Shadows
M. Nulkar and K. Mueller

A Study of Transfer Function Generation for Time-Varying Volume Data
T.J. Jankun-Kelly and K-L. Ma


LUNCH, 12:20-2:00


VOLUME-BASED MODELING, 2:00-3:40

(Session Chair: Min Chen)

Volume Graphics Modeling of Ice Thawing
I. Fujishiro and E. Aoki

A Survey of Methods for Volumetric Scene Reconstruction from Photographs
G. Slabough, B. Culbertson, T. Malzbender, R. Schafer

A Volume Modeling Component of CAD
Z. Jianwen, L. Feng, S. Soon

A Technique for Volumetric CSG Based on Morphology (ST)
A. Baerentzen and N.J. Christensen

COFFEE BREAK

VOLUME RENDERING (hardware, architectures, API's), 4:00-5:30

(Session Chair: Tom Malzbender)

vlib: A Volume Graphics API
A.S. Winter and M. Chen

Efficient Space Leaping for Raycasting Architectures
M. Meissner, M.Doggett, J. Hirche, U. Kanus, W. Strasser

An Architecture for Interactive Tetrahedral Volume Rendering
D. King, C. Wittenbrink, H.J. Wolters

Parallelizing the ZSWEEP Algorithm for Distributed-Shared Memory Architectures (ST)
R. Farias and C. Silva


Paddleboat Cruise with Dinner, 6:45-9:30 (boarding 6:15-6:45)



Friday June 22, 2001 

DATA ACQUISITION I, 8:30-9:20 

(Session Chair: Dirk Bartz)

Hybrid Distance Field Computation for Volumetric Datasets (ST)
R.A. Satherley and M.W. Jones 

Visualization of Labeled Segments Cross Contour Surfaces (ST)
D. Tost and A. Puig

Topology-Guided Downsampling
M. Kraus and T. Ertl

SHORT COFFEE BREAK

DATA ACQUISITION II, 9:30-10:45

(Session Chair: Torsten Moeller)

Extracting Boundary Surface of Arbitrary Topology from Volumetric Datasets
Y. Duan and H. Qin

A Framework for Level Set Segmentation of Volume Datasets
R. Whitaker, D. Breen, K. Museth, N. Soni

Correction of Voxelization Artifacts by Revoxelization
M. Sramek, L.I. Dimitrov, A. Baerentzen

COFFEE BREAK

VOLUME RENDERING (acceleration methods), 11:00-12:30

(Session Chair: Claudio Silva)

Image-Based Rendering of Surfaces from Volume Data 
B. Chen, A. Kaufman, Q. Tang

Accelerating Voxel-Based Terrain Rendering with Keyframe-Free Image-Based Rendering
J. Qin, M. Wan, H. Qu, A. Kaufman

Hierarchichal Perspective Volume Rendering using Triangle Fans
G. Schussman and N. Max

Two-Pass Image and Volume Rotation (ST)
B. Chen and A. Kaufman


LUNCH, 12:30-2:00


APPLICATIONS AND CASE STUDIES, 2:00-3:40

(Session Chair: Craig Wittenbrink)

Volume Visualization of Payoff Regions for Derivatives Risk Management
T.T. Fei and E. Prakash

EXOMIO: A 3D Simulator for External Beam Radiotherapy
G. Karangelis, N. Zamboglou, D. Baltas, G. Sakas

Real-Time Volume Rendering for Virtual Colonoscopy
W. Li and A. Kaufman

Translucent and Opaque Direct Volume Rendering for Virtual Endoscopy Applications (ST)
D. Bartz, M. Meissner

A Framework to Interact and Visualize with Multimodal Medical Images (ST)
I.H. Manssour, S.S. Furuie, L.P. Nedel,  C.M. Freitas

COFFEE BREAK

PANEL, 4:00-5:30

Volume Graphics: Hip, Hype, or Hope?
Hanspeter Pfister (Chair), Lisa Sobierajski Avila, Michael Halle, Kevin Kreeger, Hugh Lauer 


Workshop Close


Regular paper talks will be 20+5 minutes, while short talks (marked with ST) will be 10+3 minutes
 

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