Accession Number : ADA328337

Title :   Instrumentation in Support of Interactive Visualization, Computation and Simulation.

Descriptive Note : Final progress rept. 1 Nov 94-31 Oct 95,

Corporate Author : GEORGE MASON UNIV FAIRFAX VA CENTER FOR COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Wegman, Edward J.

PDF Url : ADA328337

Report Date : 01 JUN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This research accomplished as a result of this effort focused on the alliance of elements of virtual reality technology and elements of scientific visualization to address issues of mine detection and related spatial and volumetric visualization problems. By virtual environments, we meant an immersive visual and audio technology such that experimenter has little or no awareness of the real environment. For our purposes of data visualization, this was intended as a focusing devise so that the experimenter has a heightened sense of awareness of the problem at hand thus, can concentrate in a natural way his or her full mental resources. Much of currently fashionable work on scientific visualization bad been focused on rendering on flow fields arising from combustion or meteorological applications, molecular, atomic or subatomic particle dynamics, and other settings modeled with partial differential equation models. Our focus had been, in contrast, or data representation, exploratory data analysis and model building using high performance computer graphics, much of which has recently emerged under the name data mining.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, *VIRTUAL REALITY, IMAGE PROCESSING, DATA MANAGEMENT, MINE COUNTERMEASURES, MINE DETECTION, COMPUTER GRAPHICS, COMPUTER VISION, DATA DISPLAYS, INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS, HELMET MOUNTED DISPLAYS.

Subject Categories : Cybernetics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE