The Visualization Handbook
Charles D. Hansen, Chris R. Johnson
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 whos who of international scientific visualization researchers covering every aspect of the discipline, including:· Virtual environments for visualization· Basic visualization algorithms· Large-scale data visualization· Scalar data isosurface methods· Visualization software and frameworks· Scalar data volume rendering· Perceptual issues in visualization· Various application topics, including information visualization.
Publisher: Elsevier-Butterworth Heinemann
Release date: 2005
Size: 14.33 MB