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.* Edited by two of the best known people in the world on the subject; chapter authors are authoritative experts in their own fields;* Covers a wide range of topics, in 47 chapters, representing the state-of-the-art of scientific visualization.
- Publication Date:
- 30 / 08 / 2011