Definition, Extraction, and Validation of Pore Structures in Porous Materials

@inproceedings{Homberg2014DefinitionEA,
  title={Definition, Extraction, and Validation of Pore Structures in Porous Materials},
  author={Ulrike Homberg and Daniel Baum and Alexander Wiebel and Steffen Prohaska and Hans-Christian Hege},
  booktitle={Topological Methods in Data Analysis and Visualization},
  year={2014}
}
An intuitive and sparse representation of the void space of porous materials supports the efficient analysis and visualization of interesting qualitative and quantitative parameters of such materials. We introduce definitions of the elements of this void space, here called pore space, based on its distance function, and present methods to extract these elements using the extremal structures of the distance function. The presented methods are implemented by an image-processing pipeline that… 
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