A novel approach to CT scans’ interpretation via incorporation into a VR human model

Sophia Sakellariou, Vassilis Charissis, Ben M. Ward, David Chanock, Paul Anderson

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    Abstract

    This paper presents a novel approach for interpretation of Computerised-Tomography (CT) scans. The proposed system entails an automated transfer of selected CT scans onto a default Virtual Reality human model. Contemporary training requirements often are proven to be time-consuming for the clinical facilities which have to split unevenly their operational time between radiological examinations and the Radiologists’ training. Adhering to the contemporary training requirements we employed a plethora of VR and Human-Computer Interaction techniques in order to enable the trainees to familiarise themselves with the interpretation of such data and their actual, spatial correlation inside the human body.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Digital Human Modeling (ICDHM 2009)
    EditorsV. G. Duffy
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages550-559
    Number of pages10
    ISBN (Print)9783642028083
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    PublisherSpringer
    Volume5620
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743

    Keywords

    • CT scans
    • virtual reality human model
    • VR human model
    • medical training
    • radiologists

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    Sakellariou, S., Charissis, V., Ward, B. M., Chanock, D., & Anderson, P. (2009). A novel approach to CT scans’ interpretation via incorporation into a VR human model. In V. G. Duffy (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Digital Human Modeling (ICDHM 2009) (pp. 550-559). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 5620). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02809-0_58