Ontology-enriched Visualization of Human Anatomy

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The project focuses on the problem of presenting a human anatomical 3D model associated with other types of human systemic information ranging from physiological to anatomical information while navigating the 3D model. We propose a solution that integrates a visual 3D interface and navigation features with the display of structured information contained in an ontology of anatomy where the structures of the human body are formally and semantically linked. The displayed and annotated anatomy serves as a visual entry point into a patient's anatomy, medical indicators and other information. The ontology of medical information provides labeling to the highlighted anatomical ... continued below

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Pouchard, LC December 20, 2005.

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The project focuses on the problem of presenting a human anatomical 3D model associated with other types of human systemic information ranging from physiological to anatomical information while navigating the 3D model. We propose a solution that integrates a visual 3D interface and navigation features with the display of structured information contained in an ontology of anatomy where the structures of the human body are formally and semantically linked. The displayed and annotated anatomy serves as a visual entry point into a patient's anatomy, medical indicators and other information. The ontology of medical information provides labeling to the highlighted anatomical parts in the 3D display. Because of the logical organization and links between anatomical objects found in the ontology and associated 3D model, the analysis of a structure by a physician is greatly enhanced. Navigation within the 3D visualization and between this visualization and objects representing anatomical concepts within the model is also featured.

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-2005/113
  • Grant Number: DE-AC05-00OR22725
  • DOI: 10.2172/885948 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 885948
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc873858

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Pouchard, LC. Ontology-enriched Visualization of Human Anatomy, report, December 20, 2005; [Tennessee]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc873858/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.