A gradient-based comparison measure for visual analysis of multifield data.

Suthambhara Nagaraj, Vijay Natarajan, and Ravi S. Nanjundiah.
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis 2011), 30(3), 2011, 1101-1110.
Third Best Paper Award

Abstract

We introduce a multifield comparison measure for scalar fields that helps in studying relations between them. The comparison measure is insensitive to noise in the scalar fields and to noise in their gradients. Further, it can be computed robustly and efficiently. Results from the visual analysis of various datasets from climate science and combustion applications demonstrate the effective use of the measure.

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Supplementary Material:

  1. Study of wind patterns and storm tracks using multifield comparison measure. (Download)