Visible Human, Know Thyself: The Digital Anatomist Structural Abstraction

Rosse, Cornelius and Mejino, Jose L V and Shapiro, Linda G and Brinkley, James F (2000) Visible Human, Know Thyself: The Digital Anatomist Structural Abstraction. In: Visible Human Project Conference 2000. National Library of Medicine pp. 85-86.

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The Visible Human data sets have stimulated a great deal of activity in the graphical representation of anatomy. A major challenge is to enhance this resource of image-based information with knowledge of its own structure. There is a need for a symbolic model of the structural organization of the human body, which could invest with meaning the graphical information extractable from the clusters of voxels and their geometric coordinates that make up the Visible Human data sets. The objective of this communication is to examine the elements of structural information such a symbolic model should encompass, and to assess the extent to which the Anatomical Structural Abstraction (ASA) of the Digital Anatomist Foundational Model of Anatomy (Fm) meets this objective.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: sig
Subjects: All Projects > Foundational Model of Anatomy
Depositing User: Jim Brinkley
Date Deposited: 01 May 2003
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2017 23:24

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