Function Field Analysis for the Visualization of Flow Similarity in Time-Varying Vector Fields

@inproceedings{Obermaier2012FunctionFA,
  title={Function Field Analysis for the Visualization of Flow Similarity in Time-Varying Vector Fields},
  author={Harald Obermaier and Kenneth I. Joy},
  booktitle={ISVC},
  year={2012}
}
Modern time-varying flow visualization techniques that rely on advection are able to convey fluid transport, but cannot provide an accurate insight into local flow behavior over time or locally corresponding patterns in unsteady vector fields. We overcome these limitations of purely Lagrangian approaches by generalizing the concept of function fields to time-varying flows. This representation of unsteady vector-fields as stationary function fields, where every position in space is a vector… 
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