Fakultät Informatik

Publications

Here are selected publications of the Computer Graphics & Visualization Group.

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Infill Optimization for Additive Manufacturing –Approaching Bone-like Porous Structures
Jun Wu, Niels Aage, Rüdiger Westermann, Ole Sigmund
IEEE TVCG accepted for publication, 2017

2016

 Visualizing the Central Tendency of Ensembles of Shapes
I. Demir, M. Jarema, R. Westermann
Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 Symposium on Visualization, 2016 (accepted for publication) 

 

 Line density control in screen-space via balanced line hierarchies
M. Kanzler, F. Ferstl, R. Westermann
Computer & Graphics 2016

 Time-hierarchical Clustering and Visualization of Weather Forecast Ensembles
F. Ferstl, M. Kanzler, M. Rautenhaus, R. Westermann
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, to appear (IEEE VIS 2016)

Self-Supporting Rhombic Infill Structures for Additive Manufacturing
J. Wu, C. Wang, X. Zhang, R. Westermann
Computer-Aided Design, 2016, to appear

Shape Interior Modeling and Mass Property Optimization Using Ray-reps
J. Wu, L. Kramer, R. Westermann
Computers & Graphics, 58: 66-72, 2016

 Visual Analysis of Spatial Variability and Global Correlations in Ensembles of Iso-Contours
F. Ferstl, M. Kanzler, M. Rautenhaus, R. Westermann
Computer Graphics Forum, 35: 221–230 (EuroVis 2016)

 Comparative Visual Analysis of Transport Variability in Flow Ensembles
M. Jarema, J. Kehrer, R. Westermann,
J. WSCG, 24(1):25-34, 2016 

 

 Screen-space Silhouettes for Visualizing Ensembles of 3D Isosurfaces
I. Demir, J. Kehrer, R. Westermann,
Proceedings of IEEE PacificVis Visualization Notes, 2016 

 

 Narrow Band FLIP for Liquid Simulations
F. Ferstl, R. Ando, C. Wojtan, R. Westermann, N. Thuerey,
Computer Graphics Forum, 35: 225–232 (Eurographics 2016)

2015

 Solving the Fluid Pressure Poisson Equation Using Multigrid—Evaluation and Improvements
C. Dick, M. Rogowsky, R. Westermann, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Accepted

 A System for High-Resolution Topology Optimization
J. Wu, C. Dick, R. Westermann, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Accepted

 Memory-Efficient Interactive Online Reconstruction from Depth Image Streams
 Florian Reichl, Jakob Weiss Rüdiger Westermann
to appear in Computer Graphics Forum (2016)

 Three-dimensional visualization of ensemble weather forecasts – Part 1: The visualization tool Met.3D (version 1.0)
M. Rautenhaus, M. Kern, A. Schäfler, and R. Westermann,  Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2329-2353, 2015

 

 Three-dimensional visualization of ensemble weather forecasts – Part 2: Forecasting warm conveyor belt situations for aircraft-based field campaigns
M. Rautenhaus, C. M. Grams, A. Schäfler and R. Westermann,  Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2355-2377, 2015

 

 Vector-to-Closest-Point Octree for Surface Ray-Casting
I. Demir, R. Westermann, Vision, Modeling and Visualization 2015

 Streamline Variability Plots for Characterizing the Uncertainty in Vector Field Ensembles
F. Ferstl, K. Bürger, R. Westermann, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 2015 (Proc. IEEE SciVis 2015)

 By-Example Synthesis of Structurally Sound Patterns
J. Dumas, A. Lu, S. Lefebvre, J. Wu, C. Dick, SIGGRAPH 2015

 Comparative Visual Analysis of Vector Field Ensembles
M. Jarema, I. Demir, J. Kehrer, R. Westermann, Proc. IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (IEEE VAST)

 

 

 Analyzing the Effect of Lossy Compression on Particle Traces in Turbulent Vector Fields
M. Treib, K. Bürger, J. Wu, R. Westermann, International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications, accepted for publication

High-Quality Shadows for Streaming Terrain Rendering
M. G. Chajdas, F. Reichl, C. Dick, R. Westermann, Eurographics 2015 Short Papers

 A Survey of Physically-based Simulation of Cuts in Deformable Bodies
J. Wu, R. Westermann, C. Dick, Computer Graphics Forum 34(6):161--187,2015

2014

 Multi-Charts for Comparative 3D Ensemble Visualization
I. Demir, C. Dick, R. Westermann,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2014.

 Quantitative Analysis of Voxel Raytracing Acceleration Structures
M. Chajdas, R. Westermann, Pacific Graphics 2014 (Short paper)

 Cupid: Cluster-based Exploration of Geometry Generators with Parallel Coordinates and Radial Trees
M. Beham, W. Herzner, M.E. Gröller, J. Kehrer,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2014.

 Interactive Rendering of Giga-Particle Fluid Simulations
F. Reichl, M.G. Chajdas, J. Schneider and R. Westermann, Proc. of High Performance Graphics (2014)

 Scalable rendering for very large meshes
M. G. Chajdas, M. Reitinger and R. Westermann, WSCG 2014, International Conference on Computer Graphics

 Visualizing the Stability of Critical Points in Uncertain Scalar Fields
M. Mihai and R. Westermann, Computers & Graphics 41C (2014), pp. 13-25

 Large-Scale Liquid Simulation on Adaptive Hexahedral Grids
F. Ferstl, R. Westermann and C. Dick,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2014.

 Physically-based Simulation of Cuts in Deformable Bodies: A Survey
J. Wu, R. Westermann, C. Dick,  Eurographics 2014 State-of-the-Art Reports

 Real-Time Haptic Cutting of High Resolution Soft Tissues
J. Wu, R. Westermann, C. Dick, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (Proc.  Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 2014), 196:469-475

2013

Interactive 3D visualization of ECMWF ensemble forecasts for research flight planning
Marc Rautenhaus, Christian Grams, Andreas Schäfler and Rüdiger Westermann, Poster at Using ECMWF's forecasts 2013, Reading, UK.

 A Computational Tool for Pre-operative Breast Augmentation Planning in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Joachim Georgii, Maximilian Eder, Kai Bürger, Sebastian Klotz, Florian Ferstl, Laszlo Kovacs and Rüdiger Westermann, IEEE Journal of Biomedical And Health Informatics 2013 (to appear)

 Visualization of Big SPH Simulations via Compressed Octree Grids
F. Reichl, M.Treib, R. Westermann,  IEEE International Conference On BigData 2013

 Progressive High-Quality Response Surfaces for Visually Guided Sensitivity Analysis
I. Demir, R. Westermann, Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of EuroVis 2013)

 Visualizing the Variability of Gradients in Uncertain 2D Scalar Fields
T. Pfaffelmoser, M. Mihai, R. Westermann, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2013

 Visualizing Contour Distributions in 2D Ensemble Data
T. Pfaffelmoser, R. Westermann,  EuroVis-Short Papers

 Flux-freezing breakdown observed in high-conductivity magnetohydrodynamic turbulence
G. Eyink, E. Vishniac, C. Lalescu, H. Aluie, K. Kanov, K. Bürger, R. Burns, C. Meneveau, A. Szalay
 Nature 497, 466–469, (23 May 2013)

 

 

 Efficient Collision Detection for Composite Finite Element Simulation of Cuts in Deformable Bodies
J. Wu, C. Dick, R. Westermann, The Visual Computer (Proc.  Computer Graphics International 2013), 29(6-8):739-749, 2013

 Direct Contouring of Implicit Closest Point Surfaces
S. Auer, R. Westermann, Eurographics 2013 Short Papers (to appear)

2012

 Visualizing 3D Mantle Structure from Seismic Tomography and Geodynamic Model Predictions of the India-Eurasia and East Asia Convergence Zone
J. Cannon, T. Pfaffelmoser, S. Zahirovic, D. Müller, M. Seton,  AGU Fall Meeting, 2012

 

 A Custom Implementation for Visualizing Sub-surface 3D Scalar Fields in GPlates
T. Pfaffelmoser, J. Cannon,  34th International Geological Congress, 2012

 

 Vortices within vortices: hierarchical nature of vortex tubes in turbulence
K. Bürger, M. Treib, R. Westermann, S. Werner, C. Lalescu, A. Szalay, C. Meneveau, G. Eyink,  American Physical Society, 65th Annual DFD Meeting, 2012, Gallery of Fluid Motion,  Video Submission

 

 

 Visually Guided Mesh Smoothing for Medical Applications
Tobias Mönch, Christoph Kubisch, Kai Lawonn, Rüdiger Westermann VCBM 2012 - Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine

 Hybrid Sample-based Surface Rendering
F. Reichl, M.G. Chajdas, K. Bürger, R. Westermann,  Workshop on Vision, Modeling and Visualization, 2012

 Interactive Residual Stress Modeling for Soft Tissue Simulation
J. Wu, K. Bürger, R. Westermann, C. Dick,  Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM) 2012

 Turbulence Visualization at the Terascale on Desktop PCs
M. Treib, K. Bürger, F. Reichl, C. Meneveau, A. Szalay, R. Westermann,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 18(12) (Proc.  IEEE Visualization 2012)

 Correlation Visualization for Structural Uncertainty Analysis
T. Pfaffelmoser, R. Westermann,  International Journal of Uncertainty Quantification, 2012

 Visualization of Global Correlation Structures in Uncertain 2D Scalar Fields
T. Pfaffelmoser, R. Westermann,  Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of EuroVis 2012)

 Real-Time Fluid Effects on Surfaces using the Closest Point Method
S. Auer, C.B. Macdonald, M. Treib, J. Schneider, R. Westermann, Computer Graphics Forum 31, 6 (2012), 1909–1923. The definite version can be found at  Wiley.com

 A web service based tool to plan atmospheric research flights
M. Rautenhaus, G. Bauer, A. Dörnbrack Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 55-71, 2012

 

 Interactive Editing of GigaSample Terrain Fields
M. Treib, F. Reichl, S. Auer, R. Westermann,  Computer Graphics Forum 31(2) (Proc.  Eurographics 2012)

 Motion Visualization of Large Particle Simulations
R. Fraedrich, R. Westermann,  Visualization and Data Analysis 2012

 Instant visitation maps for interactive visualization of uncertain particle trajectories
K. Bürger, R. Fraedrich, D. Merhof, R. Westermann,  Visualization and Data Analysis 2012

 Temporally Coherent Real-Time Labeling of Dynamic Scenes
M. Vaaraniemi, M. Treib, R. Westermann
COM.Geo Proceedings on Computing for Geospatial Research and Application (accepted for publication)

 Enhancing the Visibility of Labels in 3D Navigation Maps
M. Vaaraniemi, M. Freidank, R. Westermann
Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography (LNG&C) (accepted for publication)

2011

 A View-Dependent and Inter-Frame Coherent Visualization of Integral Lines using Screen Contribution
T. Günther, K. Bürger, R. Westermann, H. Theisel,  Vision Modeling, and Visualization 2011

 Interactive High-Resolution Boundary Surfaces for Deformable Bodies with Changing Topology
J. Wu, C. Dick, R. Westermann,  Workshop on Virtual Reality Interaction and Physical Simulation (VRIPHYS) 2011

 Distance Visualization for Interactive 3D Implant Planning
C. Dick, R. Burgkart, R. Westermann,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 17(12):2173-2182, 2011 (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2011)

 Assisted environment probe placement
M. G. Chajdas, A. Weis, R. Westermann,  SIGRAD 2011, The Annual SIGRAD Conference: ”Evaluations of Graphics and Visualization—Efficiency, usefulness, accessibility, usability”

 Visualizing the Positional and Geometrical Variability of Isosurfaces in Uncertain Scalar Fields
T. Pfaffelmoser, M. Reitinger, R. Westermann,  Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of EuroVis 2011)

 Subpixel Reconstruction Antialiasing
M. G. Chajdas, M. McGuire, D. Luebke,  Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games

 A Hexahedral Multigrid Approach for Simulating Cuts in Deformable Objects
C. Dick, J. Georgii, R. Westermann,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 17(11):1663-1675, 2011

 A Real-Time Multigrid Finite Hexahedra Method for Elasticity Simulation using CUDA
C. Dick, J. Georgii, R. Westermann,  Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 19(2):801-816, 2011

 High-Quality Cartographic Roads on High-Resolution DEMs
M. Vaaraniemi, M. Treib, R. Westermann,  Journal of WSCG 19(2):41-48, 2011

2010

 Interactive Deformations with Multigrid Skeletal Constraints
J. Georgii, D. Lagler, C. Dick, R. Westermann, VRIPHYS Workshop in Virtual Reality Interactions and Physical Simulations 2010

 Efficient High-Quality Volume Rendering of SPH Data
R. Fraedrich, S. Auer, R. Westermann,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 16(6):1533-1540, 2010 (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2010)

 Interactive Separating Streak Surfaces
F. Ferstl, K. Bürger, H. Theisel, R. Westermann,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 16(6):1569-1577, 2010 (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2010)

Interactive Histology of Large-Scale Biomedical Image Stacks
Won-Ki Jeong, Jens Schneider, Stephen G. Turney, Beverly E. Faulkner-Jones, Dominik Meyer, Rüdiger Westermann, R. Clay Reid, Jeff Lichtman, Hanspeter Pfister, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2010)

 GPU-Aware Hybrid Terrain Rendering
C. Dick, J. Krüger, R. Westermann,  IADIS CGVCVIP 2010

 Sample-based Surface Coloring
K. Bürger, J. Krüger, R. Westermann,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics Vol. 16, No. 5

A Streaming Approach for Sparse Matrix Products and its Application in Galerkin Multigrid Methods
J. Georgii and R. Westermann,  Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis Vol. 37

 

 GPU-Based Euclidean Distance Transforms and Their Application to Volume Rendering
J. Schneider, M. Kraus, R. Westermann,  Springer CCIS 68, 2010      

2009

 Stress Tensor Field Visualization for Implant Planning in Orthopedics
C. Dick, J. Georgii, R. Burgkart, R. Westermann,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 15(6):1399-1406, 2009 (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2009)

 Interactive Streak Surface Visualization on the GPU
K. Bürger, F. Ferstl, H. Theisel, R. Westermann, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2009)

 Exploring the Millennium Run - Scalable Rendering of Large-Scale Cosmological Datasets
R. Fraedrich, J. Schneider, R. Westermann,  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 15(6):1251-1258, 2009 (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2009)

 Interactive Geometry Decals
J. Schneider, J. Georgii, R. Westermann, In Proc. International Conference on Vision, Modelling, and Visualization (VMV) 2009

 A System for Visualizing Spatiotemporal Urban Datasets
S. Hertel, M. Wagner, R. Westermann, Geoinformatics 2009

 A 3D Simulation System for Hip Joint Replacement Planning
C. Dick, J. Georgii, R. Burgkart, R. Westermann,  World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2009

 Efficient Methods for the Display of highly detailed Models in Computer Graphics
J. Schneider, Dissertation

 

 A Hybrid GPU Rendering Pipeline for Alias-Free Hard Shadows
S. Hertel, K. Hormann, R. Westermann, Eurographics 2009 Areas

 GPU Ray-Casting for Scalable Terrain Rendering
C. Dick, J. Krüger, R. Westermann,  Eurographics 2009

 Real-time Approaches for Model-based PIV and Visual Fluid Analysis
P. Kondratieva, K. Bürger, J. Georgii, R. Westermann, Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design

 

 GPU-Based Real-Time Discrete Euclidean Distance Transforms With Precise Error Bounds
J. Schneider, M. Kraus, R. Westermann,  VISAPP 2009

 The Pull-Push Algorithm Revisited
Martin Kraus, GRAPP 2009

 Efficient Geometry Compression for GPU-based Decoding in Realtime Terrain Rendering
C. Dick, J. Schneider, R. Westermann,  Computer Graphics Forum 28(1):67-83, 2009

2008

 Acceleration of Medical Imaging Algorithms Using Programmable Graphics Hardware
Thomas Schiwietz, PhD Thesis

 

 Interpolating and Downsampling RGBA Volume Data
Martin Kraus and Kai Bürger, VMV 2008

 Pre-Integrated Volume Rendering for Multi-Dimensional Transfer Functions
Martin Kraus, Volume Graphics 2008

 Direct Volume Editing
K. Bürger, J. Krüger, R. Westermann, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2008)

 Corotated Finite Elements Made Fast and Stable
J. Georgii, R. Westermann, VRIPHYS Workshop in Virtual Reality Interactions and Physical Simulations 2008

 Computational Steering for Patient-Specific Implant Planning in Orthopedics
C. Dick, J. Georgii, R. Burgkart, R. Westermann,  Visual Computing for Biomedicine 2008

 Efficient image reconstruction for point-based and line-based rendering
Ricardo Marroquim, Martin Kraus, and Paulo Roma Cavalcanti, Computer and Graphics 32(2):189-203, 2008

 Interactive Simulation and Visualization in Joint Replacement Surgery
C. Dick, J. Georgii, R. Westermann, 10. Internationale Biomechanik- und Biomaterial-Tage München 2008

A Real-time Model-based Approach for the Reconstruction of Fluid Flows induced by Microorganisms
P. Kondratieva, J. Georgii, H. Petermeier, W. Kowalczyk, A. Delgado, R. Westermann,  Experiments in Fluids (2008), 45:203-222

 

 Real-Time Simulation and Visualization of Deformable Objects
Joachim Georgii, Ph. D. Thesis

 

 Quasi-Convolution Pyramidal Blurring
Martin Kraus, GRAPP 2008

 Importance-Driven Particle Techniques for Flow Visualization
K. Bürger, P. Kondratieva, J. Krüger, R. Westermann,  Pacific Vis 2008

2007

 Interactive Collision Detection for Deformable and GPU objects
J. Georgii, J. Krüger, R. Westermann, IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems Vol. 2 Number 2 (October 2007)

 GPU Rendering of Secondary Effects
K. Bürger, S. Hertel, J. Krüger, R. Westermann,  Conference on Vision, Modeling, and Visualization (VMV) 2007

 Interactive Model-based Image Registration
T. Schiwietz, J. Georgii, R. Westermann,  Conference on Vision, Modeling, and Visualization (VMV) 2007

 Freeform Image
T. Schiwietz, J. Georgii, R. Westermann, Pacific Graphics 2007

 Efficient Point-Based Rendering Using Image Reconstruction
R. Marroquim, M. Kraus, P. Roma Cavalcanti, PBG 2007

 Depth-of-Field Rendering by Pyramidal Image Processing
M. Kraus, M. Strengert, EG 2007

 GPU-Based Edge-Directed Image Interpolation
M. Kraus, M. Eissele, M. Strengert, SCIA 2007

 Interactive Visual Exploration of Unsteady 3D Flows
K. Bürger, J. Schneider, P. Kondratieva, J. Krüger, R. Westermann, EuroVis 2007

 Pyramid Filters Based on Bilinear Interpolation
M. Kraus, M. Strengert, GRAPP 2007

 Interactive GPU-based Collision Detection
J. Georgii, J. Krüger, R. Westermann, IADIS Computer Graphics and Visualization 2007

 Advanced Volume Rendering for Surgical Training Environments
J. Georgii, M. Eder, L. Kovacs, A. Schneider, M. Dobritz, R. Westermann, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (Proceedings of CARS) 2007

 

GPU-accelerated MR Image Reconstruction From Radial Measurement Lines
T. Schiwietz, T. Chang, P. Speier, R. Westermann, ISMRM 2007: Workshop on Non-Cartesian MRI     

A Fast And High-Quality Cone Beam Reconstruction Pipeline Using The GPU
T. Schiwietz, S. Bose, J. Maltz, R. Westermann, SPIE Medical Imaging 2007

 A GPU Framework for Interactive Simulation and Rendering of Fluid Effects
J. Krüger, Ausgezeichnete Informatikdissertationen 2006, GI-Edition Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI)     

 A Survey of General-Purpose Computation on Graphics Hardware
J. Owens, D. Luebke, N. Govindaraju, M. Harris, J. Krüger, A. Lefohn, T. Purcell,  Computer graphics Forum, 2007 Volume 26

 

 

 Efficient Stipple Rendering
J. Krüger, R. Westermann, IADIS Computer Graphics and Visualization 2007

2006

 A GPU Framework for Interactive Simulation and Rendering of Fluid Effects
J. Krüger, Ph. D. Thesis

 

 Real-Time Editing, Synthesis, and Rendering of Infinite Landscapes on GPUs
J. Schneider, T. Boldte, R. Westermann,  Conference on Vision, Modeling, and Visualization (VMV), 2006

 A Generic and Scalable Pipeline for GPU Tetrahedral Grid Rendering
J. Georgii, R. Westermann, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2006)

 ClearView: An Interactive Context Preserving Hotspot Visualization Technique
J. Krüger, J. Schneider, R. Westermann, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings of  IEEE Visualization 2006)

 Advanced Volume Rendering Techniques for Medical Applications
J. Georgii, J. Schneider, J. Krüger, R. Westermann, M. Eder, L. Kovacs,  5. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie (CURAC), 2006

 Interactive Screen-Space Accurate Photon Tracing on GPUs
J. Krüger, K. Bürger, R. Westermann,  Proceedings EGSR 2006

 Echtzeitverfahren zur modellbasierten Rekonstruktion von Strömungsfeldern aus experimentell bestimmten Partikelsequenzen
P. Kondratieva, J. Georgii, R. Westermann, 14. Fachtagung über Lasermethoden in der Strömungsmesstechnik (GALA 2006)

A Hybrid Approach Between Experiment and Evaluation for Artefact Detection and Flow Field Reconstruction
H. Petermeier, A. Delgado, P. Kondratieva, R. Westermann, F. Holtmann, V. Krishnamachari, C. Denz, 12th International Symposium on Flow Visualization (ISFV 2006)

 A Multigrid Framework for Real-Time Simulation of Deformable Bodies
J. Georgii, R.Westermann,  Computers & Graphics, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2006

 

 GPU-Friendly High-Quality Terrain Rendering
J. Schneider, R. Westermann, Journal of WSCG 2006

MR Image Reconstruction Using the GPU
T. Schiwietz, T. Chang, P. Speier, R. Westermann, SPIE Medical Imaging 2006

 Compression and Rendering of Iso-Surfaces and Point Sampled Geometry
J. Krüger, J. Schneider, R. Westermann,  Visual Computer 2006, Volume 22, Number 8 / August, 2006

Realistic and Interactive Simulation of Rivers
P. Kipfer, R. Westermann, Graphics Interface 2006

2005

 The Application of GPU Particle Tracing to Diffusion Tensor Field Visualization
P. Kondratieva, J. Krüger, R. Westermann, IEEE Visualization 2005

 Interactive Simulation and Rendering of Heterogeneous Deformable Bodies
J. Georgii, R.Westermann, Vision, Modeling and Visualization 2005

 GPU Construction and Transparent Rendering of Iso-Surfaces
P. Kipfer, R. Westermann, VMV Conference 2005

Random Walks for Interactive Organ Segmentation in Two and Three Dimensions: Implementation and Validation
L. Grady, T. Schiwietz, S. Aharon, R. Westermann, Proceedings of Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2005)

 A Multigrid Framework for Real-Time Simulation of Deformable Volumes
J. Georgii, R.Westermann, VRIPHYS Workshop in Virtual Reality Interactions and Physical Simulations 2005

 Mass-Spring Systems on the GPU
J. Georgii, R. Westermann,  Simulation Practice and Theory 2005

 DuoDecim - A Structure for Point Scan Compression and Rendering
J. Krüger, J. Schneider, R. Westermann, Point-Based Graphics 2005

 GPU Simulation and Rendering of Volumetric Effects for Computer Games and Virtual Environments
J. Krüger, R. Westermann, Eurographics 2005

 A Particle System for Interactive Visualization of 3D Flows
J. Krüger, P. Kipfer, P. Kondratieva, R. Westermann, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics Vol. 11, No. 6

 A Survey of General-Purpose Computation on Graphics Hardware
J. Owens, D. Luebke, N. Govindaraju, M. Harris, J. Krüger, A. Lefohn, T. Purcell, Eurographics 2005, State of the Art Reports

 

 

 GPU Gems 2 Chapter 'A GPU Framework for Solving Systems of Linear Equations'
J. Krüger, R. Westermann, GPU Gems 2

 GPU Gems 2 Chapter 'Improved GPU Sorting'
P. Kipfer, R. Westermann, GPU Gems 2

 Interactive Simulation of Deformable Bodies on GPUs
J. Georgii, F. Echtler, R. Westermann, Simulation and Visualization 2005

Random walks for interactive alpha-matting
L. Grady, T. Schiwietz, S. Aharon, R. Westermann, VIIP 2005

2004

 Physically Accurate Real-Time Simulation of Deformable Bodies for Surgical Training and Therapy Planning
J. Georgii, R. Westermann, H. Feussner, Curac 2004

 

 High Quality Real-Time Volume Rendering for Time-Dependent Medical Data
J. Schneider, J. Krüger, R. Westermann, S. Nekolla, M. Schwaiger, Curac 2004

 Numerical Simulations on PC Graphics Hardware
J. Krüger, T.Schiwietz, P. Kipfer and R. Westermann, EuroPVM/MPI 2004, Special Session Parsim

 GPU-PIV
T. Schiwietz, R. Westermann, Proceedings of the Vision, Modeling, and Visualization Conference 2004

 UberFlow: A GPU-Based Particle Engine
P. Kipfer, M. Segal, R. Westermann, Graphics Hardware 2004

Effective Use of Procedural Shaders in Animated Scenes
P. Kondratieva, V. Havran, and H.-P. Seidel, International Conference on Computational Science 2004      

 

2003

 Linear Algebra Operators for GPU Implementation of Numerical Algorithms
J. Krüger, R. Westermann, SIGGRAPH 2003

 Acceleration Techniques for GPU-based Volume Rendering
J. Krüger, R. Westermann, IEEE Visualization 2003

 Compression Domain Volume Rendering
J. Schneider, R. Westermann, IEEE Visualization 2003

Kompressions- und Darstellungsmethoden für hochaufgelöste Volumendaten
J. Schneider, Diploma Thesis (in English), 2003

 Local exact particle tracing on unstructured grids
P. Kipfer, F. Reck, G. Greiner, Computer Graphics Forum, volume 22, number 2

2002

Interactive Volume Illustration
Z. Nagy, J. Schneider, R. Westermann, Vision, Modeling and Visualization 2002

Topology-Preserving Smoothing of Vector Fields
R. Westermann, C. Johnson, T. Ertl, IEEE TVCG Special Issue 2002

2001

Towards Real-Time Visual Simulation of Water Surfaces
J. Schneider, R. Westermann, Vision, Modeling and Visualization 2001

Accelerated Volume Ray-Casting using Texture Mapping
R. Westermann, B. Sevenich, IEEE Visualization 2001

Real-Time Volume Deformations
R. Westermann, C. Rezk-Salama, Computers Graphics Forum (EUROGRAPHICS 2001)

The Rendering of Unstructured Grids Revisited
R. Westermann, EG/IEEE TCVG Symposium on Visualization (VisSym '01)

2000

A Level-Set Method for Flow Visualization
R. Westermann, C. Johnson, T. Ertl, IEEE Visualization 2000

Level-Of-Detail Volume Rendering via 3D Textures
M. Weiler, R. Westermann, C. Hansen, K. Zimmerman, T. Ertl, IEEE Symposium on Volume Visualization 2000

1999

Isosurface Extraction Techniques for Web-based Volume Visualization
K. Engel, R. Westermann, T. Ertl, IEEE Visualization 1999

Real-time Exploration of Regular Volume Data by Adaptive Reconstruction of Iso-Surfaces
R. Westermann, L. Kobbelt, T. Ertl, The Visual Computer 1999

Applications of Pixel Textures in Visualization and Realistic Image Synthesis
Heidrich, R. Westermann, H-P. Seidel, T. Ertl, ACM Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics 1999

Multiresolution and Hierarchical Methods for the Visualization of Volume Data
Ertl, R. Westermann, R. Grosso, Future Generation Computer Systems

Decoupling Polygon Rendering from Geometry using Rasterization Hardware
R. Westermann, O. Sommer, T. Ertl, Eurographics Rendering Workshop 1999

1998

Efficiently using Graphics Hardware in Volume Rendering Applications
R. Westermann, T. Ertl, ACM SIGGRAPH 1998

Solid Texturing on a Per-Pixel Basis
R. Westermann, T. Ertl, IEEE Multidimensional Digital Signal Processing 1998

1997

The VSBUFFER: Visibility Ordering of Unstructured Volume Primitives by Polygon Drawing
R. Westermann, T. Ertl, IEEE Visualization 1997

A Multiscale Approach to Integrated Volume Segmentation and Rendering
R. Westermann, T. Ertl, Eurographics 1997

1996

Distributed Volume Visualization: A Step Towards Integrated Data Analysis and Synthesis
R. Westermann, Eurographics Workshop on Parallel Graphics and Visualisation 1996

1995

Parallel Volume Rendering
R. Westermann, IEEE Parallel Processing Symposium 1995

Compression Domain Rendering of Time-Resolved Volume Data
R. Westermann, IEEE Visualization 1995

 

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