Biomag 96 pp 397-400 | Cite as

Modelling Closed Surface Geometry for Skull and Torso Using Snapping

  • B. Yamrom
Conference paper


Many branches of biomedical science and engineering require geometric modelling of human body parts. The success of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other imaging modalities of computer-aided tomography has lead to many achievements in the scientific visualization of parts of the human body [1],[2]. Typical methods based on slice data generate geometries containing hundreds of thousands triangles that provide excellent details for 3D visualizations, but cannot be used directly for scientific analysis with numerical methods because of to their huge size and lack of “smoothness.”


Neighbor Element Scientific Visualization Original Geometry Human Body Part Slice Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Yamrom
    • 1
  1. 1.GE Research and Development CenterSchenectadyUSA

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