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Tutorial Details: Introduction to Avizo

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 575 Walter
Instructor(s): Mike Marsh,

Avizo is powerful visualization software that enables data manipulation, geometry creation, and viewing in a meaningful format. This tutorial will describe the modular approach in Avizo to build a visualization framework for different scientific data types. The tutorial will also introduce concepts in computational geometry, modeling, and surface and volume rendering in Avizo. The tutorial serves varying interest groups including medicine, biology, chemistry, physics, material sciences, geophysics, astronomy, and engineering.

Avizo evolved from Amira. Currently the packages are almost identical, but as the programs develop, Amira will be focused on the life sciences and Avizo will be focused on engineering, manufacturing, materials science, geosciences, and other industrial and scientific domains.

This tutorial is for users who have varying levels of experience with Avizo or Amira. The tutorial will both provide an introduction to Avizo and explore the program in greater depth based on the needs of the audience.

Mike Marsh is from Mercury Computing, vendor of Avizo. If there is a particular feature of Avizo you would like addressed, please contact Nancy Rowe at before February 14, so that the tutorial can be structured appropriately. You can also bring your questions to the tutorial and they will be addressed as time permits.

Prerequisites: None