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Journal Articles

[01] Chih-Kuo Yeh, Zhanping Liu, David Kao, and Tong-Yee Lee. Animating Streamlines with Orthogonal Advancing Waves. Journal of Information Visualization, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2013. pp. 257~272. pdf.
[02] Zhanping Liu, Shangshu Cai, J. Edward Swan II, Robert J. Moorhead II, Joel P. Martin, and T. J. Jankun-Kelly. A 2D Flow Visualization User Study Using Explicit Flow Synthesis and Implicit Task Design. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 18, No. 5, 2012. pp. 783~796. pdf / FlowVUS preview / FlowVUS presentation (a regular IEEE TVCG journal paper selected through a special program for oral presentation at the IEEE VIS2011 conference)
[03] Keqin Wu, Zhanping Liu, Song Zhang, and Robert J. Moorhead II. Topology-Aware Evenly-Spaced Streamline Placement. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 16, No. 5, 2010. pp. 791~801. pdf
[04] Joel P. Martin, J. Edward Swan II, Robert J. Moorhead II, Zhanping Liu, and Shangshu Cai. Results of a User Study on 2D Hurricane Visualization. Computer Graphics Forum (Special Issue on EuroGraphics / IEEE VGTC EuroVis'08, formerly VisSym), Vol. 27, No. 3, 2008. pp. 991~998. pdf
[05] Zhanping Liu and Robert J. Moorhead II. Robust Loop Detection for Interactively Placing Evenly Spaced Streamlines. IEEE Computing in Science and Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2007. pp. 86~91. pdf / online introduction
[06] Zhanping Liu, Robert J. Moorhead II, and Joe Groner. An Advanced Evenly-Spaced Streamline Placement Algorithm. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 5 (Special Issue on IEEE Vis'06, paper orally presented), 2006. pp. 965~972. pdf / online introduction / ADVESS preview / ADVESS presentation (embedded 16MB movie)
[07] Zhanping Liu and Robert J. Moorhead II. Accelerated Unsteady Flow Line Integral Convolution. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2005. pp. 113~125. AUFLIC 2.0 pdf / AUFLIC 2.0 online introduction / movies
[08] Zhanping Liu and Robert J. Moorhead II. A Texture-Based Hardware-Independent Technique for Time-Varying Volume Flow Visualization. Journal of Visualization, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2005. pp. 235~244. pdf / online introduction and movies
[09] Zhanping Liu, Hongwu Wang, Guoping Wang, and Shihai Dong. Research on Key Issues of Digital Earth-Oriented Virtual Reality Systems. Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2002. pp. 160~164 (in Chinese).
[10] Zhanping Liu, Guoping Wang, and Shihai Dong. An Improved Volume LIC Algorithm for 3D Vector Field Visualization. Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 6, No. 5, 2001. pp. 470~474 (in Chinese).
[11] Zhanping Liu, Guoping Wang, and Shihai Dong. ProLIC: A Progressive Method for Vector Field Visualization. Journal of System Simulation, Vol. 13, No. 7 (Special Issue on Virtual Reality and Visualization), 2001. pp. 256~259 (in Chinese).
[12] Guoping Wang, Zhanping Liu, Xuanji Hua, Jiaguang Sun, and Yujian Chen. The Offset Surface of Helicoid. Journal of Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 5, 2000. pp. 321~324 (in Chinese).
[13] Zhanping Liu and Shihai Dong. MPEG-4 and The Development. Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 4, No. 6, 1999. pp. 514~518 (in Chinese).
[14] Yujun Le, Zhanping Liu, and Guangran Liu. A Cognitive Student Model with Knowledge Representation in An Integrated Development Environment for Intelligent Tutoring Systems. Journal of NingXia University, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1996. pp. 20~28 (in Chinese).
 

Conference Papers (with oral presentations)

[01] Zi'ang Ding, Zhanping Liu, Yang Yu, and Wei Chen. Parallel Unsteady Flow Line Integral Convolution for High-Performance Dense Visualization. Proceedings of IEEE VGTC Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis 15), 2015. pp. 25~30. pdf
[02] Chih-Kuo Yeh, Zhanping Liu, and Tong-Yee Lee. Animating Streamlines With Repeated Asymmetric Patterns for Steady Flow Visualization. IS & T / SPIE Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA'12), 2012. 82940R - pp. 1~12. best paper / pdf
[03] Yang Yu, Zhanping Liu, Wei Chen, and Qunsheng Peng. Highly Parallel Unsteady Flow Line Integral Convolution. International Workshop on Visualization and Applications (collocated with IEEE VGTC Pacific Visualization Symposium 09), April 23, 2009. paper #07 - pp. 1~9.
[04] Zhanping Liu and Robert J. Moorhead II. Interactive View-Driven Evenly Spaced Streamline Placement. IS & T / SPIE Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA'08), 2008. 68090A - pp. 1~12. pdf / IVDESS presentation (embedded movies) / accompanying figures and images
[05] Zhanping Liu and Robert J. Moorhead II. Visualization of Confocal Microscopic Biomolecular Data. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging - Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display (MI'05), 2005. pp. 566~576. pdf / online introduction
[06] Zhanping Liu and Robert J. Moorhead II. Visualizing Time-Varying Three-Dimensional Flow Fields Using Accelerated UFLIC. Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Flow Visualization (ISFV'04), 2004. pp. 1~10. best paper / pdf / VAUFLIC presentation (embedded movies)
[07] Zhanping Liu and Robert J. Moorhead II. AUFLIC: An Accelerated Algorithm for Unsteady Flow Line Integral Convolution. Proceedings of EuroGraphics / IEEE VGTC Symposium on Visualization (VisSym'02, now EuroVis), 2002. pp. 43~52. AUFLIC 1.0 pdf / AUFLIC 1.0 presentation (embedded movies)
[08] Zhanping Liu, Hongwu Wang, Meng Yang, Shihai Dong, and Guoping Wang. VDDMTM: A View-Dependent Dynamic Multiresolution Terrain Model. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics (CAD/Graphics'99), Vol. 3, 1999. pp. 1209~1214.
[09] Zhanping Liu, Shihai Dong, and Guoping Wang. Visualization of Unstructured Three-Dimensional Vector Fields Using Streamlines. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics (CAD/Graphics'99), Vol. 3, 1999. pp. 1112~1117.
[10] Zhanping Liu, Hongwu Wang, Shihai Dong, and Guoping Wang. VES: A Digital Earth-Oriented Virtual Reality System. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Future Software Technology (ISFST'99), 1999. pp. 223~228.
[11] Zhanping Liu, Hongwu Wang, Shihai Dong, and Guoping Wang. From Research to Implementation: A Digital Earth-Oriented Virtual Reality System. Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Multimedia Technology, 1999. pp. 334~340 (in Chinese).
[12] Zhanping Liu and Shihai Dong. MPEG-4: A Promising Standard Under Development. Proceedings of the 10th National Conference on Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics, Vol. B, 1998. pp. 235~241 (in Chinese).
[13] Yujun Le, Zhanping Liu, and Guangran Liu. An Integrated Development Environment for Intelligent Tutoring Systems and A Cognitive Student Model. Proceedings of the 7th National Conference on Computer Based Education, 1995. pp. 232~240 (in Chinese).
 

Conference Posters

[01] Steven Blaize, Weikun Li, and Zhanping Liu. CUDA-Based Parallel Flow LIC. The first CRA-W/CDC Broadening Participation in Visualization Workshop (BPViz'14), 2014.
[02] Zhanping Liu, Weikun Li, Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, and Chi Shen. Flow Visualization From Research to Development and Further to Application. NSF EPSCoR Meeting, 2012.
[03] Nicholas Lykins, Chi Shen, and Zhanping Liu. Research on GPU Technology and CUDA Programming. NSF EPSCoR Meeting, 2012.
[04] Shangshu Cai, Zhanping Liu, and Robert J. Moorhead II. Visualization of Northeast Pacific Ocean Bathymetry. Conference of Applied Visualization (AppliedVis'05), 2005.
[05] Zhanping Liu, Robert J. Moorhead II, Willie Johnson, and Sanquanett Jones. Visualizing Confocal Microscopic Biomolecular Data. NSF EPSCoR Meeting, 2004.
 

Technical Reports

[01] Zhanping Liu and David Kao. cuVis: CFD Data Uncertainty Visualization From Research to Development and Further to Application. Technical Report for an NASA-USRA 2014-Summer 10-Week Visit, Division of NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS), NASA Ames Research Center, 2014. pp. 1~10.
[02] Zhanping Liu and Ragini Verma. Design and Application of a Texture-Based Fiber Clustering Method. Technical Report UPENN-SOC-RAD-SBIA-11-08, Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2011. pp. 1~9.
[03] Zhanping Liu, J. Edward Swan II, Shangshu Cai, Robert J. Moorhead II, and Joel P. Martin. Using Explicit Flow Synthesis and Implicit Task Design for Objective Flow Visualization User Study. Technical Report MSSU-COE-HPCC-7002, High Performance Computing Collaboratory, Mississippi State University, 2007. pp. 1~26.
[04] Zhanping Liu, J. Edward Swan II, Shangshu Cai, Robert J. Moorhead II, and Joel P. Martin. HPCVI Final Report: Flow Visualization User Study. Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) - High Performance Computing and Visualization Initiative (HPCVI), Aug 1st, 2007. pp. 1~21.
[05] Zhanping Liu and Robert J. Moorhead II. Visualizing Confocal Microscopic Biomolecular Data: Survey and Case Studies. Technical Report MSSU-COE-ERC-04-01, Engineering Research Center, Mississippi State University, 2004. pp.1~16.
[06] Zhanping Liu and Robert J. Moorhead II. Accelerated Unsteady Flow Line Integral Convolution for Near-Interactive Visualization. Technical Report MSSU-COE-ERC-03-07, Engineering Research Center, Mississippi State University, 2003. pp. 1~22.
[07] Zhanping Liu, Robert J. Moorhead II, and Sean Bernard Ziegeler. Ocean Flow Visualization in Virtual Environments. Technical Report MSSU-COE-ERC-03-03, Engineering Research Center, Mississippi State University, 2003. pp. 1~50.
[08] Zhanping Liu and Ge Wang. Research on Image Reconstruction from Helical CT Scan. Technical Report UI-RAD-MCT-01-01, Department of Radiology, University of Iowa, 2001. pp. 1~14.
[09] Zhanping Liu, Guoping Wang, and Shihai Dong. Vector Field Visualization: Challenges, Methods, and Techniques. Technical Report PKU-CS-CGL-00-02, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, 2000. pp. 1~20 (in Chinese).
[10] Hongwu Wang, Zhanping Liu, and Shihai Dong. TON: An Internet-Based Multi-resolution 3D Terrain Model. Technical Report PKU-CS-CGL-98-06, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, 1998. pp. 1~6 (in Chinese).
 

Exhibited Demos

[01] Applying ActiveLIC, ActiveIBFV, and ActiveFLOVE to Interactive Flow Visualization and Analysis. A special session of the 2nd annual NSF-VOEIS meeting, Murray State University, Sept 29, 2011.
[02] Unleashing the Power of ActiveFLOVE (FLOw Visualization Environment) --- Real-Time User-Driven Illuminated Streamlines for Explorative Wind Visualization, ACM / IEEE Super-Computing'07, Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada, Nov 10~16, 2007.
 

Video / Audio Interviews (Live)

[01] Comments and Outlook on the Verizon STEM-MMM Initiative (60 minutes: in combination with Dr. Anders Gardestig and Mr. Storm Cherry). Audio-Interviewed by (Dr. Raymond McGhee) Education Division, SRI International, Inc., March 05, 2016.
[02] The Role of Scientific Visualization in Data Exploration (20-minute talk plus15-minute demonstration of three interactive visualization systems ActiveLIC, ActiveIBFV, and ActiveFLOVE). Video-Interviewed by the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments in combination with the Center for Computational Sciences of the University of Kentucky, Feb 22, 2012.
[03] Integrating Flow Visualization to the NSF-VOEIS Project (3-minute talk). Video-Interviewed by the NSF-VOEIS project adminstration (during the 2nd annual NSF-VOEIS meeting), Sept 28, 2011.
 

Research Talks (excluding journal / conference paper presentations)

[01] High-Performance Flow Visualization Research, Development, and Application to Modeling and Simulation. Department of Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization Engineering, Old Dominion University, March 17, 2016.
[02] High-Performance Flow Visualization From Research to Development and Further to Application. Department of Computer Science, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, March 11, 2016.
[03] Flow Visualization From Research to Development and Further to Application. Department of Computer Science, Clarkson University, March 03, 2014.
[04] DOXIV: Scientific Visualization Integrated with Parallel Computing. University Research Talk Series 2014, Kentucky State University, Jan 31, 2014.
[05] DOXIV: DIY-OSUFlow eXtension and Integration with VTK toward Parallel Visualization of Large Flow Data through MPI. Division of Mathematics and Computer Science, Argonne National Lab, July 23, 2013.
[06] Flow Visualization Research, Development, and Application. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Catholic University of America, April 09, 2013.
[07] Scientific Visualization Research, Development, and Application in Flow Visualization. Department of Computer Science, Eastern Washington University, March 11, 2013.
[08] Flow Visualization Application of Scientific Visualization to Vector Field Data. University Research Talk Series'2013, Kentucky State University, Feb 08, 2013.
[09] Flow Visualization From Interactivity to Exploration. National Lab for Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics, Zhejiang University, June 08, 2012.
[10] Flow Visualization From Texture-Based Back to Geometry-Based. DOE (P. R. China Department of Education) Lab for Machine Perception, Peking University, May 29, 2012.
[11] Research and Development in Scientific Visualization Enabling Visual Exploration and Analysis of Geo-/Eco-/Bio-Data. The 2nd annual NSF-VOEIS meeting, Murray State University, Sept 28, 2011.
[12] Work in Progress on Kentucky Lake Visualization. The 2nd annual NSF-VOEIS meeting, Murray State University, Sept 28, 2011.
[13] Vector / Flow Field Visualization An Application of Computer Graphics to Scientific Computing. Department of Computer Science, Kentucky State University, July 11, 2011.
[14] Vector / Flow Field Visualization Algorithms and Applications. Department of Computer Information Technology and Graphics, Purdue University at Calumet, June 29, 2011.
[15] Vector / Flow Field Visualization Innovative Research, System Development, and Practical Applications. Department of Computer Information Technology and Graphics, Purdue University at Calumet, April 22, 2011.
[16] Geometry-Based and Texture-Based Flow Visualization. School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Aug 24, 2010.
[17] Algorithm Design and System Development for CFD Data Visualization. CD-Adapco, Inc., State College, PA, June 10, 2010.
[18] Research and Development in Flow Visualization --- A Sample of My Work in Scientific Visualization. Kitware, Inc., Clifton Park, NY, June 30, 2008.
[19] Flow Visualization: Innovative Algorithms, Interactive Systems, and User Study. Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, May 30, 2008.
[20] Innovative Algorithms and Interactive Systems for Flow Visualization. Department of Computer Science, Wayne State University, April 17, 2008.
[21] Flow Visualization: Algorithm Design, System Development, and User Study. Division of Computing Studies, Arizona State University, April 07, 2008.
[22] Flow Visualization: Methods and Systems. Accuray Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, Jan 30, 2008.
[23] Advances in Texture-Based Flow Visualization. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State University, Nov 15, 2005.
[24] Survey of Texture-Based Flow Visualization Techniques. Department of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, June 09, 2005.
[25] Texture-Based Flow Visualization. Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Texas at Austin, Dec 03, 2004.
[26] Confocal Microscopic Biomolecular Data Visualization. NSF EPSCOR CIST Cluster Advisory Council Meeting, Starkville, MS, Nov 11, 2003.
[27] Introduction to Line Integral Convolution, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University, April 18, 2002.
[28] Accelerating UFLIC for Time-Varying Flow Field Visualization. DOD HPCMP HPVCI Meeting, Starkville, MS, Feb 25, 2002.
[29] Research on Key Issues of Vector Field Visualization. NSF Engineering Research Center, Mississippi State University, March 05, 2001.
[30] Vector Field Visualization Techniques. Microsoft Research China, March 04, 2000 (in Chinese).
[31] Flow Field Visualization Using Line Integral Convolution. National Lab for Pattern Recognition, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Jan 07, 2000 (in Chinese).
 
 
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