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Visualization Handbook

  • 1st Edition - August 30, 2011
  • Authors: Charles D. Hansen, Chris R. Johnson
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 4 8 1 6 4 - 7

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… Read more

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 “who’s 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.