Relation-Aware Spreadsheets for Multimodal Volume Segmentation and Visualization

  • Lin Zheng
  • Yingcai Wu
  • Kwan-liu Ma
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6357)


Multimodal volume data commonly found in medical imaging applications present both opportunities and challenges to segmentation and visualization tasks. This paper presents a user directed volume segmentation system. Through a spreadsheets interface, the user can interactively examine and refine segmentation results obtained from automatic clustering. In addition, the user can isolate or highlight a feature of interest in a volume based on different modalities, and see the corresponding segmented results. Our system is easy to use since the preliminary segmentation results are organized and presented to the user in a relation-aware fashion based on the spatial relations between the segmented regions. We demonstrate this system using two multimodal datasets.


User Interface Multimodal Volume Data Segmentation Visualization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lin Zheng
    • 1
  • Yingcai Wu
    • 1
  • Kwan-liu Ma
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of CaliforniaDavis

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