Recent Submissions

  • Distance Field Visualization and 2D Abstraction of Vessel Tree Structures with on-the-fly Parameterization 

    Lichtenberg, Nils; Krayer, Bastian; Hansen, Christian; Müller, Stefan; Lawonn, Kai (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    In this paper, we make contributions to the visualization of vascular structures. Based on skeletal input data, we provide a combined 2D and implicit 3D visualization of vasculature, that is parameterized on-the-fly for ...
  • Evolutionary Pathlines for Blood Flow Exploration in Cerebral Aneurysms 

    Behrendt, Benjamin; Engelke, Wito; Berg, Philipp; Beuing, Oliver; Preim, Bernhard; Hotz, Ingrid; Saalfeld, Sylvia (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    Blood flow simulations play an important role for the understanding of vascular diseases, such as aneurysms. However, analysis of the resulting flow patterns, especially comparisons across patient groups, are challenging. ...
  • Interactive CPU-based Ray Tracing of Solvent Excluded Surfaces 

    Rau, Tobias; Zahn, Sebastian; Krone, Michael; Reina, Guido; Ertl, Thomas (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    Depictions of molecular surfaces such as the Solvent Excluded Surface (SES) can provide crucial insight into functional molecular properties, such as the molecule's potential to react. The interactive visualization of ...
  • Molecular Sombreros: Abstract Visualization of Binding Sites within Proteins 

    Schatz, Karsten; Krone, Michael; Bauer, Tabea L.; Ferrario, Valerio; Pleiss, Jürgen; Ertl, Thomas (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    We present a novel abstract visualization for the binding sites of proteins. Binding sites play an essential role in enzymatic reactions and are, thus, often investigated in structural biology. They are typically located ...
  • Hybrid Visualization of Protein-Lipid and Protein-Protein Interaction 

    Alharbi, Naif; Krone, Michael; Chavent, Matthieu; Laramee, Robert S. (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    In the Molecular Dynamics (MD) visualization literature, different approaches are utilized to study protein-lipid interactions (PLI) and protein-protein interaction (PPI) in decoupled contexts. However, the two types of ...
  • HIFUpm: a Visual Environment to Plan and Monitor High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Treatments 

    Modena, Daniela; Bassano, Davide; Elevelt, Aaldert; Baragona, Marco; Hilbers, Peter A. J.; Westenberg, Michel A. (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is a non invasive therapeutic method, which has been a subject of interest for the treatment of various kinds of tumors. Despite the numerous advantages, HIFU techniques do not reach ...
  • The Vitruvian Baby: Interactive Reformation of Fetal Ultrasound Data to a T-Position 

    Mörth, Eric; Raidou, Renata Georgia; Viola, Ivan; Smit, Noeska (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    Three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound imaging and visualization is often used in medical diagnostics, especially in prenatal screening. Screening the development of the fetus is important to assess possible complications early ...
  • Robustness Evaluation of CFD Simulations to Mesh Deformation 

    Scheid-Rehder, Alexander; Lawonn, Kai; Meuschke, Monique (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    CFD simulations are an increasingly important method for the non-invasive analysis of risk factors for aneurysm rupture. Their robustness, however, has to be examined more thoroughly before clinical use is possible. We ...
  • InkVis: A High-Particle-Count Approach for Visualization of Phase-Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data 

    de Hoon, Niels; Lawonn, Kai; Jalba, Andrei; Eisemann, Elmar; Vilanova, Anna (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    Phase-Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (PC-MRI) measures volumetric and time-varying blood flow data, unsurpassed in quality and completeness. Such blood-flow data have been shown to have the potential to improve both ...
  • Medical Animations: A Survey and a Research Agenda 

    Preim, Bernhard; Meuschke, Monique (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    Animation is a potentially powerful instrument to convey complex information with movements, smooth transitions between different states that employ the strong human capabilities to perceive and interpret motion. Animation ...
  • Visual Analytics in Digital Pathology: Challenges and Opportunities 

    Corvò, Alberto; Westenberg, Michel A.; Wimberger-Friedl, Reinhold; Fromme, Stephan; Peeters, Michel M. R.; Driel, Marc A. van; Wijk, Jarke J. van (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    The advances in high-throughput digitization, digital pathology systems, and quantitative image analysis opened new horizons in pathology. The diagnostic work of the pathologists and their role is likely to be augmented ...
  • Using Position-Based Dynamics for Simulating the Mitral Valve in a Decision Support System 

    Walczak, Lars; Georgii, Joachim; Tautz, Lennart; Neugebauer, Mathias; Wamala, Isaac; Sündermann, Simon; Falk, Volkmar; Hennemuth, Anja (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    In mitral valve interventions, surgeons have to select an optimal combination of techniques for every patient. Especially less experienced physicians would benefit from decision support for this process. To support the ...
  • Layer-Aware iOCT Volume Rendering for Retinal Surgery 

    Weiss, Jakob; Eck, Ulrich; Nasseri, Muhamad Ali; Maier, Mathias; Eslami, Abouzar; Navab, Nassir (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    Retinal microsurgery is one of the most challenging types of surgery, yet in practice, intraoperative digital assistance is rare. The introduction of fast, microscope integrated Optical Coherence Tomography (iOCT) has ...
  • DockVis: Visual Analysis of Molecular Docking Data 

    Furmanová, Katarína; Kozlíková, Barbora; Vonásek, Vojtěch; Byška, Jan (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    Molecular docking is one of the key mechanisms for predicting possible interactions between ligands and proteins. This highly complex task can be simulated by several software tools, providing the biochemists with possible ...
  • Interactive Exploded Views for Molecular Structures 

    Sbardellati, Maximilian; Miao, Haichao; WU, Hsiang-Yun; Groeller, Eduard; Barisic, Ivan; Viola, Ivan (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    We propose an approach to interactively create exploded views of molecular structures with the goal to help domain experts in their design process and provide them with a meaningful visual representation of component ...
  • MedUse: A Visual Analysis Tool for Medication Use Data in the ABCD Study 

    Bartsch, Hauke; Garrison, Laura; Bruckner, Stefan; Wang, Ariel; Tapert, Susan F.; Grüner, Renate (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    The RxNorm vocabulary is a yearly-published biomedical resource providing normalized names for medications. It is used to capture medication use in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study, an active and ...
  • preha: Establishing Precision Rehabilitation with Visual Analytics 

    Bernold, Georg; Matkovic, Kresimir; Gröller, Eduard; Raidou, Renata Georgia (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    This design study paper describes preha, a novel visual analytics application in the field of in-patient rehabilitation. We conducted extensive interviews with the intended users, i.e., engineers and clinical rehabilitation ...
  • A Visual Analytics Approach for Patient Stratification and Biomarker Discovery 

    Alemzadeh, Shiva; Kromp, Florian; Preim, Bernhard; Taschner-Mandl, Sabine; Bühler, Katja (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    We introduce discoVA as a visual analytics tool for the refinement of risk stratification of cancer patients and biomarker discovery. Currently, tools for the joint analysis of multiple biological and clinical information ...
  • Pelvis Runner: Visualizing Pelvic Organ Variability in a Cohort of Radiotherapy Patients 

    Grossmann, Nicolas; Casares-Magaz, Oscar; Muren, Ludvig Paul; Moiseenko, Vitali; Einck, John P.; Gröller, Eduard; Raidou, Renata Georgia (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    In radiation therapy, anatomical changes in the patient might lead to deviations between the planned and delivered dose- including inadequate tumor coverage, and overradiation of healthy tissues. Exploring and analyzing ...
  • A Visual Environment for Hypothesis Formation and Reasoning in Studies with fMRI and Multivariate Clinical Data 

    Jönsson, Daniel; Bergström, Albin; Forsell, Camilla; Simon, Rozalyn; Engström, Maria; Ynnerman, Anders; Hotz, Ingrid (The Eurographics Association, 2019)
    We present an interactive visual environment for linked analysis of brain imaging and clinical measurements. The environment is developed in an iterative participatory design process involving neuroscientists investigating ...

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