Interactive manipulation of 3D data via a 2D display device

Lih Shyang Chen, Gabor T. Herman, Hsui Mei Hung, Haim Levkowitz, Sushma S. Trivedi, Jayaram K. Udupa

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The medical motivation for interactive manipulation of 3D data by a 2D display device is presented. Four specific topics are described: (i) interactive orientation specification, (ii) 3D83, a program currently used in clinical practice, (iii) directed contour based display and manipulation, and (iv) binary array based display and manipulation. Timings are reported on medical examples. Advantages and disadvantages of the various approaches are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-36
Number of pages12
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Oct 24

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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