Parallel & Distributed Visualization

We aim to develop highly scalable parallel visualization algorithms, and build commodity-based systems to achieve interactive visualization of large data.


  1. "A Study of I/O Techniques for Parallel Visualization". with Hongfeng Yu. Journal of Parallel Computing, 2005.

  2. "A Parallel Visualization Pipeline for Terascale Earthquake Simulations". with Honfeng Yu and Joel Welling . In Proceeding of Supercomputing 2004 Conference, November 2004.

  3. "I/O Strategies for Parallel Rendering of Large Time-Varying Volume Data". with Hongfeng Yu and Joel Welling . In Proceeding of the Symposium Proceedings of Parallel Graphics and Visualization 2004.

  4. "Visualizing Large-Scale Earthquake Simulations", with A. Stompel, J. Bielak, O. Ghattas, and E. Kim, to appear in Proceedings of the Supercomputing 2003 Conference, November 15-21.

  5. "SLIC: Scheduled Linear Image Compositing for Parallel Vollume Rendering", with A. Stompel, E. Lum, J. Ahrens, and J. Patchett, to appear in Proceedings of Parallel Visualization and Graphics 2003, October 20-21.

  6. "An Interactive Isosurface Visualization Cluster", with C. Tse and S. T. Teoh, in Proceedings of High Performance Computing 2003, pp. 178-183.

  7. "Advanced Visualization Technology for Terascale Particle Accelerator Simulations", with G. Schussman, B. Wilson, K. Ko, J. Qiang, and R. Ryne, in Proceedings of the Supercomputing 2002 Conference, November 16-22, Baltimore, MD

  8. "A Hardware-Assisted Scalable Solution for Interactive Volume Rendering of Time-Varying Data", with E. Lum and J. Clyne, to appear IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2002

  9. "Hardware-Accelerated Parallel Non-Photorealistic Volume Rendering", with E. Lum, in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Nonphotorealistic Rendering and Animation, June 3-5, 2002

  10. "Next Generation Visual Supercomputing using PC Clusters with Volume Graphics Hardware Devices", with S. Muraki et al., in Proceedings of the Supercomputing 2001 Conference, November 11-16, 2001

  11. "Massively Parallel Software Rendering for Visualizing Large-Scale Data Sets", with S. Parker, IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, July/August 2001, pp. 72-83

  12. "A Parallel Volume Rendering System using Space Partition and Ray Splitting", with M. Ogata, et al., the Journal of the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, 55(7), July 2001 (in Japanese).

  13. "High Performance Visualization of Time-Varying Volume Data over a Wide-Area Network", with D. Camp, in Proceedings of the Supercomputing 2000 Conference, Dallas, TX, November 4-10, 2000

  14. "Multi-threaded Rendering Unstructured-Grid Volume Data on the SGI Origin 2000", with C. Hofsetz, in Proceedings of 3rd Eurographics Workshop on Parallel Graphics and Visualization, Girona, EU, September 28-29, 2000.

  15. "Parallel Visualization of Large-Scale Aerodynamic Calculations: A Case Study on T3E", with T. Crockett, in Proceedings of 1999 Parallel Visualization and Graphics Symposium, October 1999.

  16. "Parallel Rendering of 3D AMR Data on the SGI/Cray T3E", the 7th Symposium on the Frontiers of Massively Parallel Computation, Annapolis, Maryland, February 21-25, 1999.

  17. "A Scalable, Cell-Projection Volume Rendering Algorithm for 3D Unstructured Data", with Tom Crockett, in Proceedings of 1997 IEEE Symposium on Parallel Rendering, October 1997, pp. 95-104.

  18. Parallel Volume Ray-Casting for Unstructured-Grid Data on Distributed-Memory Architectures, in Proceedings of 1995 Parallel Rendering Symposium, October 30-31, 1995, pp. 23-30.

  19. "Fast Algorithms for Visualizing Fluid Motion in Steady Flow on Unstructured Grids," with S.K. Ueng and K. Sikorski, in Proceedings of the Visualization '95 Conference, Octorber, 1995.

  20. "Runtime Volume Visualization of Parallel CFD", in Proceedings of the Parallel CFD '95 Conference.

  21. "Parallel Volume Rendering Using Binary-Swap Compositing", with J. Painter, C. Hansen and M. Krogh, IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, Volume 14, Number 4, July 1994, pp. 59-68.

  22. "A Data Distributed, Parallel Algorithm for Volume Ray-Traced Rendering", with J. Painter, C. Hansen and M. Krogh, in Proceedings of 1993 Parallel Rendering Symposium, October 1993, pp. 15-22.