#### Transcript Volume Data Analysis and Visualization

Volume Data Analysis and Visualization Stefan Bruckner Department of Informatics University of Bergen A Data-Driven World … MEDICINE BIOLOGY ENGINEERING VISUAL KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY make sense of mountains of data EARTH SCIENCES Mission Statement Enable visual knowledge discovery in large spatial data collections 1 Effective Navigation in Spatial Data Collections 2 Real-Time Visualization of Large Datasets ALGORITHMIC SOLUTIONS 3 Distributed Collaboration and Communication TECHNICAL FRAMEWORK GENERAL METHODOLOGY Selected Success Stories VOLUME DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION Volume Analysis • Identification of features in volumetric data, e.g. seismic volumes, medical imaging data, etc. [1-5] – Find regions in parameter space which correspond to distinct spatial structures delineating blood vessels in angiography removing artifacts in industrial CT Volume Exploration • Finding of patterns in large spatial data collections [8-10] – Interactive tools for visual exploration, navigation, and analysis – Categorization of the output space using spatial similarity measures – Applications: fluid simulation, neurobiology, medicine, etc. Smart Interaction • AngioVis: advanced visualization for improved diagnosis of vascular decease [11-13] – Next-generation radiology workstation, in daily clinical use at the Vienna General Hospital • LiveSync: synchronized interaction with 2D and 3D images in medical workstations [14-17] – Integrated into AFGA HealthCare software, several granted patents Illustrative Visualization • Interactive presentation of complex 3D datasets in an easily-understandable way based on illustration techniques [18-25] – GPU-based methods for generating cutaway views, exploded views, stylized shading, etc. – VolumeShop software framework: rapid-prototyping toolkit for volume visualization & remote rendering Real-Time Rendering • Real-time realistic volume visualization from live 4D ultrasound data [26-28] – High-quality rendering with at a fraction of the cost of previous methods – Research and technology transfer project with GE Healthcare, available on Voluson US scanners References (1) [1] M. Haidacher, S. Bruckner, A. Kanitsar, and M. E. Gröller, “Information-based transfer functions for multimodal visualization,” in Proceedings of Visual Computing for Biomedicine 2008, pp. 101–108, 2008. [2] M. Haidacher, D. Patel, S. Bruckner, A. Kanitsar, and M. E. Gröller, “Volume visualization based on statistical transfer-function spaces,” in Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization 2010, pp. 17–24, 2010. [3] D. Patel, S. Bruckner, I. Viola, and M. E. Gröller, “Seismic volume visualization for horizon extraction,” in Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization 2010, pp. 73–80, 2010. [4] S. Bruckner and T. Möller, “Isosurface similarity maps,” Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 773–782, 2010. EUROVIS 2010 BEST PAPER AWARD. [5] M. Haidacher, S. Bruckner, and M. E. Gröller, “Volume analysis using multimodal surface similarity,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 1969–1978, 2011. [6] S. Bruckner, V. Šoltészová, M. Gröller, J. Hladuvka, K. Bühler, J. Y. Yu, and B. J. Dickson, “BrainGazer – Visual queries for neurobiology research,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1497–1504, 2009. [7] S. Bruckner and M. E. Gröller, “Instant volume visualization using maximum intensity difference accumulation,” Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 775–782, 2009. [8] S. Bruckner and T. Möller, “Result-driven exploration of simulation parameter spaces for visual effects design,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1467–1475, 2010. [9] P. Mindek, S. Bruckner, M. E. Gröller, “Contextual Snapshots: Enriched Visualization with Interactive Spatial Annotations,” in Proceedings of the Spring Conference on Computer Graphics 2013. SCCG 2013 BEST PAPER AWARD. [10] J. Schmidt, M. E. Gröller, and S. Bruckner, “VAICo: Visual Analysis for Image Comparison,“ IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 2090-2099, 2013. [11] G. Mistelbauer, H. Bouzari, R. Schernthaner, I. Baclija, A. Köchl, S. Bruckner, M. Sramek, M. E. Gröller, “Smart Super Views – A Knowledge-Assisted Interface for Medical Visualization,” in Proceedings of IEEE VAST 2012, pp. 163–172, 2012. [12] G. Mistelbauer, A. Morar, A. Varchola, R. Schernthaner, I. Baclija, A. Köchl, A. Kanitsar, S. Bruckner, M. E. Gröller, “Vessel Visualization using Curvicircular Feature Aggregation,“ Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 231–240, 2013. [13] T. Auzinger, G. Mistelbauer, I. Baclija, R. Schernthaner, A. Köchl, M. Wimmer, M. E. Gröller, and S. Bruckner, “Vessel Visualization using Curved Surface Reformation,“ IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 2858–2867, 2013. [14] P. Kohlmann, S. Bruckner, A. Kanitsar, and M. E. Gröller, “LiveSync: Deformed viewing spheres for knowledge-based navigation,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1544–1551, 2007. References (2) [15] S. Bruckner, P. Kohlmann, A. Kanitsar, and M. E. Gröller, “Integrating volume visualization techniques into medical applications,” in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging 2008, pp. 820–823, 2008. [16] P. Kohlmann, S. Bruckner, A. Kanitsar, and M. E. Gröller, “LiveSync++: Enhancements of an interaction metaphor,” in Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2008, pp. 81–88, 2008. [17] P. Kohlmann, S. Bruckner, A. Kanitsar, and M. E. Gröller, “Contextual picking of volumetric structures,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization 2009, pp. 185–192, 2009. [18] S. Bruckner and M. E. Gröller, “VolumeShop: An interactive system for direct volume illustration,” in Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2005, pp. 671–678, 2005. [19] S. Bruckner, S. Grimm, A. Kanitsar, and M. E. Gröller, “Illustrative context-preserving exploration of volume data,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 1559–1569, 2006. [20] S. Bruckner and M. E. Gröller, “Exploded views for volume data,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1077–1084, 2006. [21] S. Bruckner and M. E. Gröller, “Style transfer functions for illustrative volume rendering,” Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 715–724, 2007. EUROGRAPHICS 2007 3RD BEST PAPER AWARD. [22] P. Rautek, S. Bruckner, and M. E. Gröller, “Semantic layers for illustrative volume rendering,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1336–1343, 2007. [23] S. Bruckner and M. E. Gröller, “Enhancing depth-perception with flexible volumetric halos,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1344–1351, 2007. [24] P. Rautek, S. Bruckner, and M. E. Gröller, “Interaction-dependent semantics for illustrative volume rendering,” Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 847–854, 2008. [25] S. Bruckner, P. Rautek, I. Viola, M. Roberts, M. C. Sousa, and M. E. Gröller, “Hybrid visibility compositing and masking for illustrative rendering,” Computers & Graphics, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 361–369, 2010. [26] V. Šoltészová, D. Patel, S. Bruckner, and I. Viola, “A multidirectional occlusion shading model for direct volume rendering,” Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 883–891, 2010. [27] T. Ropinski, S. Diepenbrock, S. Bruckner, K. Hinrichs, and M. E. Gröller, “Unified Boundary-Aware Texturing for Interactive Volume Rendering,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 18, no. 11, pp. 1942–1955, 2012. [28] D. Patel, V. Šoltészová, J. M. Nordbotten, and S. Bruckner, “Instant Convolution Shadows for Volumetric Detail Mapping,“ ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 154:1–154:18, 2013.