Parallel Computation of the Topology of Level Sets

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This paper introduces two efficient algorithms that compute the Contour Tree of a three-dimensional scalar field F and its augmented version with the Betti numbers of each isosurface. The Contour Tree is a fundamental data structure in scientific visualization that is used to pre-process the domain mesh to allow optimal computation of isosurfaces with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00453-003-1052-3

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@article{Pascucci2003ParallelCO, title={Parallel Computation of the Topology of Level Sets}, author={Valerio Pascucci and Kree Cole-McLaughlin}, journal={Algorithmica}, year={2003}, volume={38}, pages={249-268} }