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Medical Models and Mummies
 
Chair: Tom Appolloni , Harris Corporation
 

Physically Based, Anatomic Modeling for Construction of Musculoskeletal Systems
 
B-spline solids used as combined, physically based, and geometric musculo-tendon models in an interactive, musculoskeletal visualization and simulation system.
 
Victor Ng-Thow-Hing
University of Toronto
222 The Esplanade, Suite 802
Toronto, Ontario M5A 4M8
CANADA
victorng@dgp.toronto.edu
 
Application of Computer Graphics for Design and Delivery of Conformal Radiation Therapy
 
How computer graphics and interactive techniques are used to manipulate volumetric medical image data to design and deliver conformal radiation therapy treatments to cancer patients.
 
Marc Kessler
SGI
The University of Michigan Department of Radiation Oncology
B2C438, Box 0010
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 USA
mkessler@umich.edu
 

Modeling HIV
 
AIDS researchers worldwide have collected more data about HIV than any other organism. This sketch presented a virtual and physical, hand-held model of the virus derived from published structural data.
 
Teresa Larsen
TSRI
P.O. Box 1433
La Jolla, California 92038 USA
larsen@scripps.edu
 

3D Facial Reconstruction and Visualisation of Ancient Egyptian Mummies Using Spiral CT Data
 
Preliminary results of a research project aimed at reconstructing, through spiral computed tomography data and virtual modeling techniques, 3D models of the possible physiognomy of ancient Egyptian mummies.
 
Maurizio Forte
CNR-ITABC Institute for Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage
Via Salaria km 29,300 C.P.10
Monterotondo St (Roma) 00016 ITALY
forte@mlib.cnr.it

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