The Tele-Immersive Data Explorer: A Distributed Architecture for Collaborative Interactive Visualization of Large Data-sets

Authors: Sawant, N., Scharver, C., Leigh, J., Johnson, A., Reinhart, G., Creel, E., Batchu, S., Bailey, S., Grossman, R.

Publication: Proceedings of the Fourth International Immersive Projection Technology Workshop 2000, Ames, IA

There exists a number of scientific visualization systems designed to provide a two-dimensional interface to the user. However, little consideration has been given to the development of collaborative virtual environment for visualization purposes. This paper discusses the Tele-Immersive Data Explorer, a generalizable framework to facilitate the construction of domain-specific data exploration applications challennged with the problem of having to visualize massive data-sets immersively and collaboratively. In the paper, we describe the framework’s conceptual organization, its distributed multiprocessed object-oriented architecture, and its application to visualize gridded scalar data.

Date: June 19, 2000 - June 20, 2000

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