The Integration of Computer Graphics and Image Processing Techniques for the Display and Manipulation of Geophysical Data

  • I. Chakravarty
  • B. G. Nichol
  • T. Ono


Data measurements whose distribution constitutes a regular 3D grid are becoming increasingly common in many application areas relating to the scientific, engineering and medical fields. To efficiently visualize any inherent structure or spatial relationships that may exist in this type of data, a user must have the ability to interactively enhance, manipulate and display the data. In this paper we examine the requirements for developing such a software environment for use with 3D data arrays, and then describe a prototype system that illustrates the use of the techniques developed for seismic data analysis.


Computer Graphic Host Computer Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Image Memory Primitive Operation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Chakravarty
    • 1
  • B. G. Nichol
    • 1
  • T. Ono
    • 2
  1. 1.Schlumberger-Doll ResearchRidgefieldUSA
  2. 2.Nippon Schlumberger K.K., FuchinobeSagamihara, KanagawaJapan

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