IEEE Visualization '96


VISUALIZATION '96 LATE BREAKING HOT TOPICS
(NEW THIS YEAR)



Come and be a part of the first Late Breaking Hot Topics Sessions during the Visualization '96 Conference. Presentations of late breaking results, works in progress, innovative ideas, and applications of visualization will be given. These shorter talks allow for lively interaction. The sessions will be held Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Wednesday, October 30 Regency Ballroom B/C
Chair: David Ebert, University of Maryland Baltimore County
4:00 - 6:00 Hot Topics Session 1:
(1) The Continuously Zoomed Web - a Graphical Navigation
Aid for WWW,
Gerald Collaud, Simon Fraser University
John Dill, Simon Fraser University
Christopher V Jones, University of Washington
Paul Tan, Simon Fraser University
(2) `Circle Segments': A Technique for Visually Exploring Large
Multidimensional Data Sets
Mihael Ankerst, University of Munich Institute for Computer Science
Dr. Daniel A. Keim, University of Munich Institute for Computer Science
(3) An Experimental Comparison of 3D Display Modes
Sabine Volbracht, Dept. of Computer Science, Univerity of Paderborn
Gitta Domik, Dept. of Computer Science, Univerity of Paderborn
K. Shahrbabaki, SAP AG Walldorf, Germany
Gregor Fels, Dept. of Organic Chemistry, Univerity of Paderborn
(4) X-Ray Casting: Fast Volume Visualization Using 2D Texture
Mapping Techniques
Youngser Park, The George Washington University Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Robert W. Lindeman, The George Washington University Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
James K. Hahn, The George Washington University Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(5) Steering Image Generation With Wavelet Based Perceptual
Metric
Raghu K. Machiraju, The Ohio State University, Computer and Information Science
Ajeet K. Gaddipatti, The Ohio State University, Biomedical Engineering
Roni Yagel, The Ohio State University, Computer and Information Science
(6) Simple camera dependent approximation of terrain surfaces
for fast visualization and animation
Reinhard Klein, Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut GRIS, Universitat Tuebigen Germany
Tobias Huettner Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut GRIS, Universitat Tuebigen, Germany
Thursday, October 31 Regency Ballroom B/C
Chair: David Ebert, University of Maryland Baltimore County
4:00 - 6:00 Hot Topics Session 2:
(1) Auditory Bread Crumbs for Navigating Volumetric Data
Rachael B. Brady, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Robin Bargar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Insook Choi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, NCSA
Joseph Reitzer, University of Illinois at Chicago, Electronic Visualization Laboratory
(2) Visualizing Expressive Movement in Music
Adam M. Wood-Gaines, Simon Fraser University, School of Computing Science
F. David Fracchia, Simon Fraser University, School of Computing Science
Tom W. Calvert, Simon Fraser University, School of Computing Science
(3) Visualizing the Cooperative Feeding Behaviour of Alaskan
Humpback Whales
David J. Cowperthwaite, Simon Fraser University, School of Computing Science
Michael Coyle, Simon Fraser University
Darius Garncarz, Simon Fraser University
Fred Sharpe, Simon Fraser University, Biology
F. David Fracchia, Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University, School of Computing Science
Larry M. Dill, Simon Fraser University, Biology
(4) Parallel Coordinates: A Guide for the Perplexed
Alfred Inselberg, Professor, Tel Aviv Univ. & MDG Ltd, ISREAL
(5) Visualizing Multi-Dimensional Polytopes in Parallel Coordinates
Avijit Chatterjee, IBM Research
(6) The Topology of Three-Dimensional Symmetric Tensor Fields
Yingmei Lavin, Stanford University, Physics Department
Yuval Levy, Stanford University, Aeronautics and Astronautics
Lambertus Hesselink, Stanford University, Electrical Engineering