SIGGRAPH 2004 - The 31st international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques
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Thursday, 12 August
3:45 - 5:30 pm
Room 515A
Session Chair: Ed Angel, University of New Mexico

Visualization of Heart Function
A 3D model of functional anatomy of the human heart for medical education. The model will be capable of visualizing healthy and failing heart function and dysfunction.

Vassili Hurmusiadis
Primal Pictures Ltd
vassili (at)

Chris Briscoe
Nicholas Clifford
Primal Pictures Ltd
Synaesthesia, Data Mapping, and Synchronicity
In digital art, number, like neural impulses, can represent color or sound or both. Digital synaesthesia is easy. Can it also make aesthetic sense?

Brian Evans
University of Alabama
brian.evans (at)
Model and Control of Simulated Respiration for Animation
An anatomically inspired, physically based model of the human torso for visual simulation of respiration using a mixed system of rigid and deformable parts.

Victor B. Zordan
University of California, Riverside
vbz (at)

Bhrigu Celly
Bill Chiu
Paul C. DiLorenzo
University of California, Riverside
A Heightfield on an Isometric Grid
Traditional heightfields have suboptimal smoothness, which is particularly bad for ocean waves and geology data. We use 60-degree axes to build a better heightfield that is equally hardware efficient.

Morgan McGuire
Brown University
morgan (at)

Peter G. Sibley
Brown University

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