Bradley A. Payne

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A flexible graphics system for displaying functional and anatomic data on arbitrary collections of surfaces on or within the brain is presented. The system makes it possible to show complex, convoluted surfaces with the shading cues necessary to understand their shapes; to vary viewpoint, object position, illumination, and perspective easily; to show(More)
A surface manipulation technique that uses distance fields-scalar fields derived geometrically from surface models-to combine, modify, and analyze surfaces is presented. It is intended for application to complex models arising in scientific visualization. Computing distance from single triangles is discussed, and an optimized algorithm for computing the(More)
Outlines for reconstructing object surfaces are traditionally drawn from sequential images in parallel planes. The method presented here instead supports complex object topologies by drawing contours from multiaxial image planes. Multiaxial triangulation of an object in a given data volume involves four steps. First, the user generates contours(More)
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