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Nonphotorealistic Rendering in Scientific Visualization

all day Monday  8-13-01, however this is just a few notes on Victoria Interrante's talk, which was excellent. 

The talk started with the motivation for NPR in SciViz. Drawing from many sources of illustrations from many disciples, Victoria showed the strengths and weaknesses of photos, shaded drawings, line and silhouette drawing and cartoon drawing. Depending on the task and information they all turn out to be best for somethings and much worse for others.

The primary use of NPR is to emphasize the important features and deemphasize the secondary details or remove them entirely.
 

For more information see the course  from the S2001 site 

 

 

 

 
 

 

This page is maintained by YON - Jan C. Hardenbergh jch@siggraph.org All photos you see in the 2001 reports are due to a generous loan of Cybershot digital cameras from SONY