Volumetric Rendering of Computed Tomography Data: Principles and Techniques

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Abstract

The volumetric rendering technique generates 3D images of computed tomography data with unprecedented image quality. Volumetric rendering is a general technique with applications in many different fields. This article describes in detail the methods and algorithms used for volumetric rendering of medical computed tomography data and includes a step-by-step description of the process used to generate two types of images (unshaded and shaded surfaces). Images generated with this technique are in routine clinical use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)24-32
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1990

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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