Bergen, Norway, September 7 – 9, 2016


Visual Exploration and Analysis of Biological Data
Unfolding and Interactive Exploration of Protein Tunnels and their Dynamics
Ivan Kolesár, Jan Byska, Julius Parulek, Helwig Hauser, and Barbora Kozlíková
Chameleon - Dynamic Color Mapping for Multi-Scale Structural Biology Models
Nicholas Waldin, Mathieu Le Muzic, Manuela Waldner, Eduard Gröller, David Goodsell, Autin Ludovic, and Ivan Viola
Illustrative Transitions in Molecular Visualization via Forward and Inverse Abstraction Transform
Johannes Sorger, Peter Mindek, Tobias Klein, Graham Johnson, and Ivan Viola
Visual Analysis and Comparison of Multiple Sequence Alignments
Martin Hess, Daniel Jente, Josef Wiemeyer, Kay Hamacher, and Michael Goesele
Novel Visualization Techniques (Short Papers)
Semi-Automatic Vessel Boundary Detection in Cardiac 4D PC-MRI Data Using FTLE fields
Benjamin Behrendt, Benjamin Köhler, Daniel Gräfe, Matthias Grothoff, Matthias Gutberlet, and Bernhard Preim
Real-Time Guidance and Anatomical Information by Image Projection onto Patients
Marc R. Edwards, Serban R. Pop, Nigel W. John, Panagiotis D. Ritsos, and Nick Avis
Volume Visualization Using Principal Component Analysis
Salaheddin Alakkari and John Dingliana
Visual Computing for Blood Flow Analysis and Motion Analysis
Temporal Interpolation of 4D PC-MRI Blood-flow Measurements Using Bidirectional Physics-based Fluid Simulation
Niels H. L. C. de Hoon, Andrei C. Jalba, Elmar Eisemann, and Anna Vilanova
A Framework for Fast Initial Exploration of PC-MRI Cardiac Flow
Arjan J. M. Broos, Niels H. L. C. de Hoon, Patrick J. H. de Koning, Rob J. van der Geest, Anna Vilanova, and Andrei C. Jalba
Coherence Maps for Blood Flow Exploration
Rickard Englund, Timo Ropinski, and Ingrid Hotz
Spatio-temporal Visualization of Regional Myocardial Velocities
Ali Sheharyar, Teodora Chitiboi, Eric Keller, Ozair Rahman, Susanne Schnell, Michael Markl, Othmane Bouhali, and Lars Linsen
Medical Data Analysis and Visualization (Short Papers)
Illustrative PET/CT Visualisation of SIRT-Treated Lung Metastases
Nico Merten, Sylvia Glaßer, Bianca Lassen-Schmidt, Oliver Stephan Großer, Jens Ricke, Holger Amthauer, and Bernhard Preim
A Feasibility Study on Automated Protein Aggregate Characterization Utilizing a Hybrid Classification Model
Dennis Eschweiler, Michael Gadermayr, Jakob Unger, Markus Nippold, Björn Falkenburger, and Dorit Merhof
PATHONE: From one Thousand Patients to one Cell
Alberto Corvò, Michel A. Westenberg, Marc A. van Driel, and Jarke J.van Wijk
Recent Advances in MRI and Ultrasound Perfusion Imaging
Radovan Jirík
Illustrative and Comparative Medical Visualization
Semi-Immersive 3D Sketching of Vascular Structures for Medical Education
Patrick Saalfeld, Aleksandar Stojnic, Bernhard Preim, and Steffen Oeltze-Jafra
Sline: Seamless Line Illustration for Interactive Biomedical Visualization
Nils Lichtenberg, Noeska Smit, Christian Hansen, and Kai Lawonn
Aortic Dissection Maps: Comprehensive Visualization of Aortic Dissections for Risk Assessment
Gabriel Mistelbauer, Johanna Schmidt, Anna-Margaretha Sailer, Kathrin Bäumler, Shannon Walters, and Dominik Fleischmann
How to Evaluate Medical Visualizations on the Example of 3D Aneurysm Surfaces
Sylvia Glaßer, Patrick Saalfeld, Philipp Berg, Nico Merten, and Bernhard Preim
Simulation and Visual Analysis in Medicine
Visualization-Guided Evaluation of Simulated Minimally Invasive Cancer Treatment
Philip Voglreiter, Michael Hofmann, Christoph Ebner, Roberto Blanco Sequeiros, Horst Rupert Portugaller, Jurgen Fütterer, Michael Moche, Markus Steinberger, and Dieter Schmalstieg
Monte-Carlo Ray-Tracing for Realistic Interactive Ultrasound Simulation
Oliver Mattausch and Orcun Goksel
Graxels: Information Rich Primitives for the Visualization of Time-Dependent Spatial Data
Sergej Stoppel, Erlend Hodneland, Helwig Hauser, and Stefan Bruckner
Visual Analytics for the Exploration and Assessment of Segmentation Errors
Renata G. Raidou, Freek J. J. Marcelis, Marcel Breeuwer, Eduard Gröller, Anna Vilanova, and Huub M. M. van de Wetering

Recent Submissions

  • Visual Analytics for the Exploration and Assessment of Segmentation Errors 

    Raidou, Renata G.; Marcelis, Freek J. J.; Breeuwer, Marcel; Gröller, Eduard; Vilanova, Anna; Wetering, Huub M. M. van de (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Several diagnostic and treatment procedures require the segmentation of anatomical structures from medical images. However, the automatic model-based methods that are often employed, may produce inaccurate segmentations. ...
  • Graxels: Information Rich Primitives for the Visualization of Time-Dependent Spatial Data 

    Stoppel, Sergej; Hodneland, Erlend; Hauser, Helwig; Bruckner, Stefan (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Time-dependent volumetric data has important applications in areas as diverse as medicine, climatology, and engineering. However, the simultaneous quantitative assessment of spatial and temporal features is very challenging. ...
  • Monte-Carlo Ray-Tracing for Realistic Interactive Ultrasound Simulation 

    Mattausch, Oliver; Goksel, Orcun (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Ray-based simulations have been shown to generate impressively realistic ultrasound images in interactive frame rates. Recent efforts used GPU-based surface ray-tracing to simulate complex ultrasound interactions such as ...
  • Visualization-Guided Evaluation of Simulated Minimally Invasive Cancer Treatment 

    Voglreiter, Philip; Hofmann, Michael; Ebner, Christoph; Sequeiros, Roberto Blanco; Portugaller, Horst Rupert; Fütterer, Jurgen; Moche, Michael; Steinberger, Markus; Schmalstieg, Dieter (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    We present a visualization application supporting interventional radiologists during analysis of simulated minimally invasive cancer treatment. The current clinical practice employs only rudimentary, manual measurement ...
  • How to Evaluate Medical Visualizations on the Example of 3D Aneurysm Surfaces 

    Glaßer, Sylvia; Saalfeld, Patrick; Berg, Philipp; Merten, Nico; Preim, Bernhard (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    For the evaluation of medical visualizations, a ground truth is often missing. Therefore, the evaluation of medical visualizations is often restricted to qualitative comparisons w.r.t user preferences but neglects more ...
  • Sline: Seamless Line Illustration for Interactive Biomedical Visualization 

    Lichtenberg, Nils; Smit, Noeska; Hansen, Christian; Lawonn, Kai (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    In medical visualization of surface information, problems often arise when visualizing several overlapping structures simultaneously. There is a trade-off between visualizing multiple structures in a detailed way and ...
  • Aortic Dissection Maps: Comprehensive Visualization of Aortic Dissections for Risk Assessment 

    Mistelbauer, Gabriel; Schmidt, Johanna; Sailer, Anna-Margaretha; Bäumler, Kathrin; Walters, Shannon; Fleischmann, Dominik (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Aortic dissection is a life threatening condition of the aorta, characterized by separation of its wall layers into a true and false lumen. A subset of patients require immediate surgical or endovascular repair. All survivors ...
  • Semi-Immersive 3D Sketching of Vascular Structures for Medical Education 

    Saalfeld, Patrick; Stojnic, Aleksandar; Preim, Bernhard; Oeltze-Jafra, Steffen (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    We present a semi-immersive 3D User Interface to sketch complex vascular structures and vessel pathologies by drawing centerlines in 3D. Our framework comprises on-the-fly reconstruction of the corresponding vessel surface ...
  • PATHONE: From one Thousand Patients to one Cell 

    Corvò, Alberto; Westenberg, Michel A.; Driel, Marc A. van; Wijk, Jarke J.van (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Digital Pathology is a recent clinical environment in which Electronic Health Records (EHRs), biopsy data and whole-slideimages (WSI) come together to provide pathologists the necessary information for making a diagnosis. ...
  • Recent Advances in MRI and Ultrasound Perfusion Imaging 

    Jirík, Radovan (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Perfusion imaging is an important diagnostic tool used mostly in oncology, neurology and cardiology, to assess the perfusion status of the tissue on a capillary level, e.g. assessment of angiogenesis, ischemic regions and ...
  • A Feasibility Study on Automated Protein Aggregate Characterization Utilizing a Hybrid Classification Model 

    Eschweiler, Dennis; Gadermayr, Michael; Unger, Jakob; Nippold, Markus; Falkenburger, Björn; Merhof, Dorit (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    The characterization of cytoplasmic protein aggregates based on time-lapse fluorescence microscopy imaging data is important for research in neuro-degenerative diseases such as Parkinson. As the manual assessment is ...
  • Illustrative PET/CT Visualisation of SIRT-Treated Lung Metastases 

    Merten, Nico; Glaßer, Sylvia; Lassen-Schmidt, Bianca; Großer, Oliver Stephan; Ricke, Jens; Amthauer, Holger; Preim, Bernhard (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    We present an illustrative rendering pipeline which combines anatomical information from CT scans with functional information from PET scans. To treat lung metastases with Selective Internal Radiation Therapies (SIRTs), ...
  • Spatio-temporal Visualization of Regional Myocardial Velocities 

    Sheharyar, Ali; Chitiboi, Teodora; Keller, Eric; Rahman, Ozair; Schnell, Susanne; Markl, Michael; Bouhali, Othmane; Linsen, Lars (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Nearly half of all heart failures occur due to the decline in the performance of the left ventricle (LV). ...
  • Coherence Maps for Blood Flow Exploration 

    Englund, Rickard; Ropinski, Timo; Hotz, Ingrid (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Blood flow data from direct measurements (4D flow MRI) or numerical simulations opens new possibilities for the understanding of the development of cardiac diseases. However, before this new data can be used in clinical ...
  • A Framework for Fast Initial Exploration of PC-MRI Cardiac Flow 

    Broos, Arjan J. M.; Hoon, Niels H. L. C. de; Koning, Patrick J. H. de; Geest, Rob J. van der; Vilanova, Anna; Jalba, Andrei C. (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Cardiac flow is still not fully understood, and is currently an active research topic. Using phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging (PC-MRI) blood flow can be measured. For the inspection of such flow, researchers often ...
  • Temporal Interpolation of 4D PC-MRI Blood-flow Measurements Using Bidirectional Physics-based Fluid Simulation 

    Hoon, Niels H. L. C. de; Jalba, Andrei C.; Eisemann, Elmar; Vilanova, Anna (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) enables volumetric and time-varying measurements of blood-flow data. Such data have shown potential to improve diagnosis and risk assessment of various cardiovascular diseases. Hereby, a ...
  • Volume Visualization Using Principal Component Analysis 

    Alakkari, Salaheddin; Dingliana, John (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    In this paper, we investigate the use of Principal Component Analysis (PCA) for image-based volume visualization. Firstly we compute a high-dimensional eigenspace using training images, pre-rendered using a standard ...
  • Real-Time Guidance and Anatomical Information by Image Projection onto Patients 

    Edwards, Marc R.; Pop, Serban R.; John, Nigel W.; Ritsos, Panagiotis D.; Avis, Nick (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    The Image Projection onto Patients (IPoP) system is work in progress intended to assist medical practitioners perform procedures such as biopsies, or provide a novel anatomical education tool, by projecting anatomy and ...
  • Semi-Automatic Vessel Boundary Detection in Cardiac 4D PC-MRI Data Using FTLE fields 

    Behrendt, Benjamin; Köhler, Benjamin; Gräfe, Daniel; Grothoff, Matthias; Gutberlet, Matthias; Preim, Bernhard (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Four-dimensional phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging (4D PC-MRI) is a method to non-invasively acquire in-vivo blood flow, e.g. in the aorta. It produces three-dimensional, time-resolved datasets containing both flow ...
  • Illustrative Transitions in Molecular Visualization via Forward and Inverse Abstraction Transform 

    Sorger, Johannes; Mindek, Peter; Klein, Tobias; Johnson, Graham; Viola, Ivan (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    A challenging problem in biology is the incompleteness of acquired information when visualizing biological phenomena. Structural biology generates detailed models of viruses or bacteria at different development stages, ...

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