CAVASS: a computer-assisted visualization and analysis software system

Journal of Digital Imaging
George GreveraShipra Mishra

Abstract

The Medical Image Processing Group at the University of Pennsylvania has been developing (and distributing with source code) medical image analysis and visualization software systems for a long period of time. Our most recent system, 3DVIEWNIX, was first released in 1993. Since that time, a number of significant advancements have taken place with regard to computer platforms and operating systems, networking capability, the rise of parallel processing standards, and the development of open-source toolkits. The development of CAVASS by our group is the next generation of 3DVIEWNIX. CAVASS will be freely available and open source, and it is integrated with toolkits such as Insight Toolkit and Visualization Toolkit. CAVASS runs on Windows, Unix, Linux, and Mac but shares a single code base. Rather than requiring expensive multiprocessor systems, it seamlessly provides for parallel processing via inexpensive clusters of work stations for more time-consuming algorithms. Most importantly, CAVASS is directed at the visualization, processing, and analysis of 3-dimensional and higher-dimensional medical imagery, so support for digital imaging and communication in medicine data and the efficient implementation of algorithms is given para...Continue Reading

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Aug 24, 2011·Medical Physics·Ying ZhugeRobert W Miller
Jan 10, 2013·Medical Physics·Ying ZhugeRobert W Miller
Sep 6, 2007·Journal of Digital Imaging·George GreveraShipra Mishra
Nov 17, 2009·IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics·Konrad MühlerBernhard Preim

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