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Re: [Update REQ 5151]: Reading data into Geomview
>From: daeron >Subject: Re: [ REQ 5151]: Reading data into Geomview > What you are trying to do is called volume rendering, something that Geomview, >unfortunately, is not very good at. Geomview is optimized to do polygonal, line or dot >rendering which means you'd have to convert your volume data to an object built from say >cubes (where each cube is placed at the location of a "1") or alternatively convert >to a 3D array of dots and play connect-the-dots to see the edge you're talking about. > >An alternative would be to use a program specifically designed to do volume rendering, >such as "Bob" available from the Army Research Center. > >Check out the overview of "Bob" with your favorite web viewer by URLing over to: >http://www.arc.umn.edu/html/gvl-software/bob.html > >The program runs only on SGI's and you'd better have a fast graphics board (like VGX) >or it will be extremely slow. You can get the program via ftp from ftp.arc.umn.edu > >Hope this helps. If you have any more questions feel free to write us again. Is there an easy way to convert the data? Has anyone written a program to "connect the dots" or make cubes? At Brown we are using Suns running Solaris, so we would be unable to run Bob. Is there a similar program that runs on Solaris? Thanks for your help. -Josh
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