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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 visualizationÂ·Basic visualization algorithmsÂ·Large-scale data visualizationÂ·Scalar data isosurface methodsÂ·Visualization software and frameworksÂ·Scalar data volume renderingÂ·Perceptual issues in visualizationÂ·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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Chris R. Johnson (born January 17, 1960 in Kansas City, Kansas) is an American computer scientist. He is a Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of Utah, and founding director of the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute (SCI).
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