Visualization in Medicine

1st Edition

Theory, Algorithms, and Applications

Authors: Bernhard Preim Dirk Bartz
Print ISBN: 9781493300853
eBook ISBN: 9780080549057
Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann
Published Date: 21st June 2007
Page Count: 680
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  • A core field of visualization and graphics missing a dedicated book until now
    Written by pioneers in the field and illustrated in full color
    Covers theory as well as practice


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About the Author

Bernhard Preim

Bernhard Preim is Professor of Visualization in the Computer Science Department of the U of Magdeburg. He has given many tutorials on medical visualization at IEEE Visualization, Eurographics, EuroVis and Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery. He was founder of the German "Visual Computing in Medicine" group which has held two yearly workshops since 2003. Together with Charl Botha (Delft), he initiated the Eurographics Workshop series on “Visual Computing in Biology and Medicine”. Bernhard now heads the VCBM steering committee. Currently, Bernhard and Charl serve as editors for a special issue on “Visual Computing in Biology and Medicine” in the journal "Computers and Graphics". Recently, Bernhard Preim was invited to serve as associate editor of the premium journal IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. Bernhard is regularly Visiting Professor at Fraunhofer MEVIS and heads the scientific advisory board of ICCAS (Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery). In the German Society for Computer-Assisted Surgery he has been board member since 2007 and first Vice-President since 2009.

Affiliations and Expertise

Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg, Germany

Dirk Bartz

Dirk Barz was Professor for Computer-Aided Surgery at the U of Leipzig. He was also member of the executive committee of the IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee. He received the NDI Young Investigator Award for his work on virtual endoscopy and intra-operative navigation.

Affiliations and Expertise

Visual Computing for Medicine Group, University of Tübingen, Germany