- Charles Hansen
- Chris R. Johnson
The Visualization Handbook provides an overview of the field of visualization by presenting the basic concepts, providing a snapshot of current visualization software systems, and examining research topics that are advancing the field. This text is intended for a broad audience, including not only the visualization expert seeking advanced methods to solve a particular problem, but also the novice looking for general background information on visualization topics. The largest collection of state-of-the-art visualization research yet gathered in a single volume, this book includes articles by a âwhoâs whoâ of international scientific visualization researchers covering every aspect of the discipline, including:Â· Virtual environments for visualizationÂ· Basic visualization algorithmsÂ· Large-scale data visualizationÂ· Scalar data isosurface methodsÂ· Visualization software and frameworksÂ· Scalar data volume renderingÂ· Perceptual issues in visualizationÂ· Various application topics, including information visualization.
Engineers, computer scientists, economists, demographers, and medical practitioners concerned with modeling/visualization of large data sets.