An Extended Volume Visualization System for Arbitrary Parallel Projection

An Extended Volume Visualization System for Arbitrary Parallel Projection

Bakalash R, Kaufman AE, Pacheco R, and Pfister H.

(Eurographics Workshop on Graphics Hardware, 1992.)

We present a special architecture for arbitrary parallel projection for visualization of volumetric data. Using a ray-casting technique, parallel memory access, and pipelined processing of rays in a composition tree, we can achieve interactive rendering rates for a 5123 dataset.