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Harvey E Cline, Siegwalt Ludke, William E Lorensen: System for the simultaneous display of two or more internal surfaces within a solid object. General Electric Co, Geoffrey H Krauss, James C Davis Jr, Marvin Snyder, April 11, 1989: US04821213 (161 worldwide citation)

A dual pipeline architecture for a system for preprocessing image data gathered from such systems as magnetic resonance imaging and computer axial tomography scanners. In one simultaneously operable dual pipeline, normal vectors are computed for each voxel element in accordance with the dividing cub ...


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Harvey E Cline, Siegwalt Ludke, William E Lorensen: Dividing cubes system and method for the display of surface structures contained within the interior region of a solid body. General Electric Company, Lawrence D Cutter, James C Davis Jr, Marvin Snyder, January 12, 1988: US04719585 (132 worldwide citation)

A system for displaying three dimensional surface structures employs the analysis of voxel elements defined by eight cubically adjacent grid locations which are associated with at least one physical property defined throughout a three dimensional body. The physical property measurements may be made ...


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Harvey E Cline, Siegwalt Ludke, William E Lorensen: Method of displaying internal surfaces of three-dimensional medical images. General Electric Company, Geoffrey H Krauss, James C Davis Jr, Marvin Snyder, November 7, 1989: US04879668 (94 worldwide citation)

A count is kept of the number of surfaces traversed, in a variety of three-dimensional imaging systems which are particularly advantageous for use in medical applications based upon data generated by magnetic resonance imaging systems and computerized axial tomographic imaging systems. The system is ...


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Harvey E Cline, William E Lorensen, Siegwalt Ludke: System and method for displaying oblique planar cross sections of a solid body using tri-linear interpolation to determine pixel position dataes. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, James C Davis Jr, January 8, 1991: US04984157 (94 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for displaying arbitrary cross-sectional views of a three-dimensional body from a regular array of values of at least one physical property in the interior of the body includes making physical property measurements with such systems as computerized tomographic x-ray systems, o ...


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Harvey E Cline, William E Lorensen, Siegwalt Ludke: Three dimensional connectivity system employing an equivalence schema for determining connected substructures within a body. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, James C Davis Jr, December 13, 1988: US04791567 (72 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for determining connected substructures within a body is disclosed. The system and method are particularly advantageous for use in medical diagnostic imaging applications. In particular, three dimensional regions exhibiting the same tissue type are similarly labeled. The syst ...


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Harvey E Cline, Richard I Hartley, Siegwalt Ludke, Sharbel E Noujaim: System and method employing pipelined parallel circuit architecture for displaying surface structures of the interior region of a solid body. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, James C Davis Jr, January 15, 1991: US04985834 (62 worldwide citation)

Arbitrary interior surfaces of a three-dimensional body are displayed from a regular array of values of at least one physical property in the interior of the body. The physical property measurements may be made with systems such as computerized tomographic x-ray, or magnetic resonance imaging. Highl ...


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Harvey E Cline, Siegwalt Ludke, Charles L Dumoulin, Steven P Souza: Method and apparatus for volumetric projection rendering using reverse ray casting. General Electric Company, Lawrence P Zale, Marvin Snyder, July 6, 1993: US05226113 (46 worldwide citation)

A method for providing a volumetrically-rendered projection image using reverse ray casting, uses the steps of: acquiring, from an object volume of interest, a set of data sampled from each volume element (voxel) therein responsive to a selected characteristic of that object volume; storing the data ...


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Harvey Ellis Cline, Siegwalt Ludke: Method and apparatus for cardiac analysis using four-dimensional connectivity. General Electric Company, Jean K Testa, Jill M Breedlove, August 20, 2002: US06438403 (29 worldwide citation)

An imaging system enables cardiac functioning within a particular cardiac chamber to be imaged. The system acquires imaging data that includes intensity values for four-dimensional voxels within a region of interest (ROI). A seed voxel is identified, and neighbor voxels to the seed voxel are also id ...


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Harvey Ellis Cline, Siegwalt Ludke: Method and apparatus for cardiac analysis using four-dimensional connectivity and image dilation. General Electric Company, Jean K Testa, Marvin Snyder, June 19, 2001: US06249693 (23 worldwide citation)

An imaging system enables cardiac functioning within a particular cardiac chamber to be imaged. The system acquires imaging data that includes intensity values for four-dimensional voxels within a region of interest (ROI). A seed voxel is identified, and neighbor voxels to the seed voxel are also id ...


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John O Fielding, Carl A Erikson, Thomas R Anthony, Harvey E Cline, Siegwalt Ludke: Apparatus for practising temperature gradient zone melting. General Electric Company, Donald M Winegar, James C Davis Jr, Leo I MaLossi, September 9, 1980: US04221956 (17 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for practising temperature gradient zone melting simultaneously on a plurality of semiconductor bodies comprises a closable work chamber for receiving the bodies for processing; a heat source disposed in the work chamber and comprising a first closure member thereof; a heat sink dispose ...