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Arie E Kaufman, Ingmar Bitter, Frank Dachille, Kevin Kreeger, Baoquan Chen: Apparatus and method for volume processing and rendering. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Hoffmann & Baron, November 7, 2006: US07133041 (163 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for real-time volume processing and universal three-dimensional rendering. The apparatus includes a plurality of three-dimensional (3D) memory units; at least one pixel bus for providing global horizontal communication; a plurality of rendering pipelines; at least one geometr ...


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Arie E Kaufman, Lichan Hong, Zhengrong Liang, Mark R Wax, Ajay Viswambharan: System and method for performing a three-dimensional virtual examination. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Baker & Botts L, October 26, 1999: US05971767 (142 worldwide citation)

A system and method for generating a three-dimensional visualization image of an object such as an organ using volume visualization techniques and exploring the image using a guided navigation system which allows the operator to travel along a flight path and to adjust the view to a particular porti ...


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Zhengrong Liang, Dongqing Chen, Bin Li, Clemente T Roque, Eric E Smouha, Arie E Kaufman, Mark R Wax, Kevin Kreeger: Computer aided treatment planning and visualization with image registration and fusion. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Dorsey & Whitney, April 8, 2008: US07356367 (103 worldwide citation)

A computer based system and method of visualizing a region using multiple image data sets is provided. The method includes acquiring first volumetric image data of a region and acquiring at least second volumetric image data of the region. The first image data is generally selected such that the str ...


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Arie E Kaufman, Zhengrong Liang, Mark R Wax, Ming Wan, Dongquing Chen: System and method for performing a three-dimensional virtual segmentation and examination. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Baker Botts, December 18, 2001: US06331116 (97 worldwide citation)

A system and method for generating a three-dimensional visualization image of an object such as an organ using volume visualization techniques and exploring the image using a guided navigation system which allows the operator to travel along a flight path and to adjust the view to a particular porti ...


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Arie E Kaufman, Zhengrong Liang, Mark R Wax, Ming Wan, Dongqing Chen: System and method for performing a three-dimensional virtual examination, navigation and visualization. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Baker Botts L, February 5, 2002: US06343936 (87 worldwide citation)

A system and method for generating a three-dimensional visualization image of an object such as an organ using volume visualization techniques and exploring the image using a guided navigation system which allows the operator to travel along a flight path and to adjust the view to a particular porti ...


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Prateek Mishra, Donald P Harrington, Arie E Kaufman, Philip M Lewis, Stephen D Shapiro, Esther D Shilcrat: Display protocol specification with session configuration and multiple monitors. Research Foundation of the State of New York, Meltzer Lippe Goldstein et al, September 8, 1998: US05805118 (75 worldwide citation)

This and other objects are provided in a method for displaying and managing a set of related images. The invention includes design of screen area in terms of how many, how big, and where workspaces are located. The invention assigns image sets to different workspaces; creates a tree of workspace set ...


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Arie E Kaufman, Reuven Bakalash: Method and apparatus for storing, accessing, and processing voxel-based data. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Hoffmann & Baron, January 15, 1991: US04985856 (68 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing to and accessing from a memory device, one or more voxels of a beam disposed along one or more of a plurality of storage/retrieval directions of a 3-D matrix array in 3-D discrete voxel space. Voxels are stored into memory space by mapping the voxels along one of t ...


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Arie E Kaufman, Solomon E Shimony: Method and apparatus for generating arbitrary projections of three-dimensional voxel-based data. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Hoffmann & Baron, March 31, 1992: US05101475 (67 worldwide citation)

A device for generating parallel and perspective projections of 3-D voxel-based images, viewed along arbitrary viewing directions. The method involves using retrieval parameters to retrieve voxels of the 3-D voxel-based image from discrete 3-D voxel space. Then, the 3-D voxel-based image is viewed a ...


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Arie E Kaufman: Method of converting continuous three-dimensional geometrical representations into discrete three-dimensional voxel-based representations within a three-dimensional voxel-based system. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Hoffmann & Baron, August 6, 1991: US05038302 (66 worldwide citation)

Method of converting continuous 3-D geometrical representations into a discrete set of voxels in discrete 3-D voxel space. In one embodiment, a method is provided for converting a continuous 3-D straight line segment into a discrete set of voxels connected together in discrete 3-D voxel space. In an ...


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Arie E Kaufman, Zhengrong Liang, Mark R Wax, Ming Wan, Dongqing Chen, Bin Li: System and method for performing a three-dimensional virtual examination of objects, such as internal organs. The Research Foundation of State of New York, Dorsey & Whitney, January 6, 2009: US07474776 (65 worldwide citation)

Methods for generating a three-dimensional visualization image of an object, such as an internal organ, using volume visualization techniques are provided. The techniques include a multi-scan imaging method; a multi-resolution imaging method; and a method for generating a skeleton of a complex three ...