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Three-dimensional reconstruction of microscope images. 1993. Jianping Li; Agothoklis, P.; Peet, F.G.; Sahota, T.S.; Jensen, G.D. Pages 1013-1016 (Vol. II) in V.K. Bhargava, Editor. Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, September 14-17, 1993, Vancouver, BC. IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.

Year: 1993

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 3417

Language: English

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This research focuses on developing a user friendly visualization system which reconstructs three-dimensional objects from serial microscope images. This visualization system consists of three parts, serial microscope image acquisition, object modeling/representation, and object rendering/display. For the modeling and representation which is the vital part of the system, an algorithm called the marching-cube modeling algorithm is employed and modified in this system. Cubes and spheres are used to simulate the reconstruction of the microscope images, and a plant nucleus is reconstructed. These re-constructions show that the system is promising.