Interactive Generation and Modification of Cutaway Illustrations for Polygonal Models

  • Sebastian Knödel
  • Martin Hachet
  • Pascal Guitton
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5531)


We present a system for creating appealing illustrative cutaway renderings. This system bases on simple sketch-based interfaces and stylized rendering techniques for the study of elaborate 3D models. Since interactive visualization technology found its way to the general public, there is a demand for novel interaction techniques that allow easy exploration of the displayed illustrations. Hence, our system lets users create individual cutaway views to focus on hidden objects. At the same time, important contextual information is emphasized by illustrative rendering techniques.


Cutaway Sketch-based Interaction Illustrative Visualization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Knödel
    • 1
  • Martin Hachet
    • 1
  • Pascal Guitton
    • 1
  1. 1.INRIA - Université de BordeauxFrance

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