Computer Visualization of Volume Data in Electron Tomography

  • ArDean Leith

Abstract

Visualization of the results of electron microscopic (EM) tomography is crucial to extracting the most meaningful biological information from a reconstruction. Choosing the most appropriate technique allows the user to draw better conclusions about structures. For some types of EM tomography such as reconstructions from tilted thick sections, the display of results is the most time-consuming step of the reconstruction. The choice of visualization methods will also determine the format in which the reconstruction can be viewed and published. For these reasons methods for the display and visualization of reconstructions are of great interest to investigators who use EM tomography as a tool for their research.

Keywords

IEEE Computer Society Volume Rendering Surface Rendering Shade Surface Computer Visualization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • ArDean Leith
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  1. 1.Wadsworth Center for Laboratories and ResearchNew York State Department of HealthAlbanyUSA

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