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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: Â· Virtual environments for visualization Â· Basic visualization algorithms Â· Large-scale data visualization Â· Scalar data isosurface methods Â· Visualization software and frameworks Â· Scalar data volume rendering Â· Perceptual issues in visualization Â· 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.
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Dr. Charles Medom Hansen (Louisville, Kentucky, 1938) is an American-born scientist with Danish ancestry who is now a Danish citizen living in the Copenhagen area.
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