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DOI: 10.4230/DFU.Vol2.SciViz.2011.59
URN: urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-32870
URL: http://drops.dagstuhl.de/opus/volltexte/2011/3287/
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Childs, Hank ; Ahern, Sean ; Meredith, Jeremy ; Miller, Mark ; Joy, Kenneth I.

Comparative Visualization Using Cross-Mesh Field Evaluations and Derived Quantities

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Abstract

We present a data-level comparative visualization system that utilizes two key pieces of technology: (1) cross-mesh field evaluation - algorithms to evaluate a field from one mesh onto another - and (2) a highly flexible system for creating new derived quantities. In contrast to previous comparative visualization efforts, which focused on "A-B" comparisons, our system is able to compare many related simulations in a single analysis. Types of possible novel comparisons include comparisons of ensembles of data generated through parameter studies, or comparisons of time-varying data. All portions of the system have been parallelized and our results are applicable to petascale data sets.

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@InCollection{childs_et_al:DFU:2011:3287,
  author =	{Hank Childs and Sean Ahern and Jeremy Meredith and Mark Miller and Kenneth I. Joy},
  title =	{{Comparative Visualization Using Cross-Mesh Field Evaluations and Derived Quantities}},
  booktitle =	{Scientific Visualization: Interactions, Features, Metaphors},
  pages =	{59--72},
  series =	{Dagstuhl Follow-Ups},
  ISBN =	{978-3-939897-26-2},
  ISSN =	{1868-8977},
  year =	{2011},
  volume =	{2},
  editor =	{Hans Hagen},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{http://drops.dagstuhl.de/opus/volltexte/2011/3287},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-32870},
  doi =		{http://dx.doi.org/10.4230/DFU.Vol2.SciViz.2011.59},
  annote =	{Keywords: Comparative Visualization, Cross-Mesh Field Evaluation, Derived Quantity}
}

Keywords: Comparative Visualization, Cross-Mesh Field Evaluation, Derived Quantity
Seminar: Scientific Visualization: Interactions, Features, Metaphors
Issue Date: 2011
Date of publication: 26.10.2011


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