Interactive Display of 3D Medical Objects

  • Jayaram K. Udupa
  • Hsui-Mei Hung
  • Lih-Shyang Chen
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 19)


Interactive display of internal human organs has recently received much attention because of its potential applications. Capabilities for visualization, manipulation and quantitation are the common requirements of most medical applications. For interactive display and manipulation to be feasible, the medium of interaction should effectively communicate 3D information to the user, and the result of a manipulative action by the user should follow immediately after initiating the action. The paper reports on our attempts to answer this challenge in a modest minicomputer environment which is typical of most CT scanner facilities.


Interactive Display Original Scene Manipulative Action Interactive Manipulation Manipulation Algorithm 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jayaram K. Udupa
    • 1
  • Hsui-Mei Hung
    • 1
  • Lih-Shyang Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Image Processing Group, Department of RadiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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