Space-Efficient Boundary Representation of Volumetric Objects

  • Lukas Mroz
  • Helwig Hauser
Conference paper
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)


In this paper we present a compression technique for efficiently representing boundary objects from volumetric data-sets. Exploiting spatial coherency within object contours, we are able to reduce the size of the volumetric boundary down to the size of just a few images. Allowing for direct volume rendering of the down-scaled data in addition to compression ratios up to 250:1, interactive volume visualization becomes possible, even over the Internet and on low-end hardware.


Boundary Representation Spatial Coherence Compression Technique Data Channel Lossy Compression 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lukas Mroz
    • 1
  • Helwig Hauser
    • 1
  1. 1.VRVis Research CenterViennaAustria

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