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Virtual Reconstruction: A Primer in Computer-Assisted Paleontology and Biomedicine (Hardback)
  • Virtual Reconstruction: A Primer in Computer-Assisted Paleontology and Biomedicine (Hardback)

Virtual Reconstruction: A Primer in Computer-Assisted Paleontology and Biomedicine (Hardback)

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Hardback 334 Pages / Published: 26/08/2005
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Virtual Reconstruction serves as an introduction to the principles of three-dimensional visualization techniques as they relate to fossil reconstruction and reverse engineering. It covers data acquisition, processing, virtual reconstruction, visualization, manipulation, reverse engineering, and applications to biomedicine. An adjunct Web site provides access to software, as well as sample data sets and relevant Internet links.

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9780471205074
Number of pages: 334
Weight: 1032 g
Dimensions: 277 x 213 x 24 mm

"..a worthy contribution." ( Journal of Anthropological Research, Summer 2006)

"If you are interested in...three-dimensional reconstruction of past and present human and other anatomy, this is the text for you!" (IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, May/June 2006)

"The authors have done a stupendous job of mining the available literature to present a coherent and organized work...the book is a useful addition to any anthropologist's library." (American Journal of Human Biology, May/June 2006)

" well presented. This is a decidedly visual topic, and the illustrations in the book are wonderful " (CHOICE, February 2006)

"This book is well written. It is surprising easy to read considering the technical subjects that were covered." (The Quarterly Review of Biology, March 2006)

a very useful resource for anyone wanting to get started in a much wider variety of fields (International Journal of Primatology, April 2007)

an excellent source for computer scientists working in the biosciences. (Journal of Comparative Human Biology, March 2007)

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