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AstroMD: A Multi Dimensional Visualization and Analysis Toolkit for Astrophysics

Postby owlice » Sat Oct 30, 2010 6:50 am

AstroMD: A Multi Dimensional Visualization and Analysis Toolkit for Astrophysics

Abstract: Over the past few years, the role of visualization for scientific purpose has grown up enormously. Astronomy makes an extended use of visualization techniques to analyze data, and scientific visualization has became a fundamental part of modern researches in Astronomy. With the evolution of high performance computers, numerical simulations have assumed a great role in the scientific investigation, allowing the user to run simulation with higher and higher resolution. Data produced in these simulations are often multi-dimensional arrays with several physical quantities. These data are very hard to manage and to analyze efficiently. Consequently the data analysis and visualization tools must follow the new requirements of the research. AstroMD is a tool for data analysis and visualization of astrophysical data and can manage different physical quantities and multi-dimensional data sets. The tool uses virtual reality techniques by which the user has the impression of travelling through a computer-based multi-dimensional model.

Credit: Becciani, U.; Antonuccio-Delogu, V.; Gheller, C.; Calori, L.; Buonomo, F.; Imboden, S.

Site: http://www.hpc.cineca.it/projects/cosmolab
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2000astro.ph..6402B

Bibcode: 2010ascl.soft10078B

ID: ascl:1010.078
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