Visualization and labeling of the Visible Human dataset: Challenges & resolves

  • R. Mullick
  • H. T. Nguyen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1131)


The Visible Human is a vast resource, which few methods can fully explore and analyze. We aim to completely label and volume display it; here we discuss the main obstacles, and our means for overcoming them. Our segmentation into over 350 anatomical regions spans the various body systems. Volume rendering by a memory-independent, partitioned, color and translucency scheme gives realistic human images, with many possibilities for medical education and “edutainment”.


Human Anatomy Volume Rendering Visualization Visible Human Segmentation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Mullick
    • 1
  • H. T. Nguyen
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Information Enhanced Medicine (CIeMed) Institute of Systems ScienceNat. Univ. of SingaporeSingapore

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