LUO Yanhong, TIAN Jun, LUO Yanlin. Interactively Inspection Layers of CT Datasets on CUDA-Based Volume Rendering[J]. Chinese Journal of Electronics, 2015, 24(2): 355-360. doi: 10.1049/cje.2015.04.022
Citation: LUO Yanhong, TIAN Jun, LUO Yanlin. Interactively Inspection Layers of CT Datasets on CUDA-Based Volume Rendering[J]. Chinese Journal of Electronics, 2015, 24(2): 355-360. doi: 10.1049/cje.2015.04.022

Interactively Inspection Layers of CT Datasets on CUDA-Based Volume Rendering

doi: 10.1049/cje.2015.04.022
Funds:  This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.61170170) and the Funds for the Central Universities (No.31920130016).
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  • Corresponding author: LUO Yanlin is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Beijing Normal University. Her research interests include 3D computer graphics, scientific visualization, and virtual reality. She received the Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from Zhejiang University. She is a member of the ACM. (
  • Publish Date: 2015-04-10
  • With the fast growing size and dimensionality of scientific datasets, inspection and rendering data features has become an important topic when traversing through it. We propose opacity transfer function with trapezoid shape having an overlapping region to extract different layers when using Compute unified device architecture (CUDA)-based volume ray-casting. We define different tools such as probe for 3D inspection and virtual lenses for 2D inspection of inner layers in Region-ofinterest (ROI). We verify the effectiveness which allowing inspection of structures both interior layers in ROI and exterior semi-transparent ones at interactive frame rates.
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