Immersive electronic books for surgical training

Greg Welch, Andrei State, Adrian Ilie, Kok Lim Low, Anselmo Lastra, Bruce Cairns, Herman Towles, Henry Fuchs, Ruigang Yang, Sascha Becker, Daniel Russo, Jesse Funaro, Andries van Dam

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Immersive electronic books (IEBooks) for surgical training will let surgeons explore previous surgical procedures in 3D. The authors describe the techniques and tools for creating a preliminary IEBook embodying some of the basic concepts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-35
Number of pages14
JournalIEEE Multimedia
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2005

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This research was primarily supported by US National Science Foundation Information Technology Research grant IIS0121657, and in part by US National Library of Medicine contract N01LM33514 and NSF Research Infrastructure grant EIA0303590.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Signal Processing
  • Media Technology
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications


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