Faculty Paper Wins IEEE VisWeek Award

A paper by Amitabh Varshney and his student, Cheuk Yiu Ip, in collaboration with Joseph JaJa, has won the Best Scientific Visualization Paper Award that will be presented at the IEEE VisWeek Conference to be held during October 14-19, in Seattle. IEEE VisWeek is the largest and most prestigious visualization conference attracting close to 1000 attendees. Their paper, "Hierarchical Exploration of Volumes Using Multilevel Segmentation of the Intensity-Gradient Histograms", presents an intelligent interface that facilitates interactive and meaningful exploration of volumes that arise in a number of application domains including biomedicine.

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