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Towards Interactive Visual Analysis of Microscopic-Level Simulation Data

Martin Luboschik
Institute for Computer Science, University of Rostock, Germany

Christian Tominski
Institute for Computer Science, University of Rostock, Germany

Arne T. Bittig
Institute for Computer Science, University of Rostock, Germany

Adelinde M. Uhrmacher
Institute for Computer Science, University of Rostock, Germany

Heidrun Schumann
Institute for Computer Science, University of Rostock, Germany

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Published in: Proceedings of SIGRAD 2012; Interactive Visual Analysis of Data; November 29-30; 2012; Växjö; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 81:13, p. 91-94

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Published: 2012-11-20

ISBN: 978-91-7519-723-4

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


In this work; we aim at facilitating the analysis of spatial simulations of particles at the microscopic level. This level poses significant challenges to interactive visual analysis tools. On the one hand; the data may contain up to 100.000 data points; and on the other hand; the data exhibit Brownian motion. As a first step to deal with these challenges; we apply well-accepted techniques to visualize the data and to allow analysts to interact with the data and their visual representation. Preliminary results from a spatial simulation of protein–lipid-raft interaction indicate that interactive visual solutions are indeed a useful addition to the modeling and simulation toolbox.


I.3.6 [Computer Graphics]: Miscellaneous—Visualization of simulation data


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