MOVIES

 

Welcome to the movie gallery. Below you will find a collection of computer generated animations derived from work related projects, as well as a time series animation created from a sequence of photographs. Selecting any of the thumbnail images will open the respective animation. Selecting the title text will take you to additional information regarding the tools and/or data used to create that animation. These movies may be reproduced and used for noncommercial purposes as long as credit is given to my employer, the San Diego Supercomputer Center, and to the author(s).

 

Visible Male: The Movie
An animation of medical data from the Visible Human Project at the National Library of Medicine. Microtomed and computed tomography data from the same subject were volume rendered and combined for this animation. The rendering was performed using software developed for use with the Cray T3E. This animation is 33 seconds in length, and is about 2.0 MB. Authors: G. Johnson and J. Genetti.

 
 

Analyzing Economic Data: A Unique Approach part 1
Part 1 of an animation of macroeconomic data. This first segment shows historical fluctuations in the values of several European currencies. The plot shows how the value of one currency changes in relation to the others. This animation was created using the Application Visualization System (AVS). It is 12 seconds in length, and is approximately 1.2 MB. Authors: R. Carson and G. Johnson.

 
 

Analyzing Economic Data: A Unique Approach part 2
Part 2 of an animation of macroeconomic data. This segment shows historical fluctuations in short term and long term government interest rates. The 3D plot is drawn in the style of a digital elevation model and shows how longer term rates are not always higher than short term rates. This animation is 18 seconds in length, and is about 1.8 MB. Authors: R. Carson and G. Johnson.

 
 

Analyzing Economic Data: A Unique Approach part 3
Part 3 of an animation of macroeconomic data. This segment summarizes historical changes in various macroeconomic measures of the U.S. economy. The 3D plot shows how the economy fluctuated wildly before 1950 when the Federal Reserve Board began stabilizing growth and controlling inflation. This movie is 21 seconds in length, and is about 1.1 MB. Authors: R. Carson, G. Johnson et al.

 
 

SDSC's New Wing: The Movie
A time lapse animation of photographs taken of the construction site of SDSC's new building wing. Collected over a 12 month period, the animation shows the entire sequence of events, from the pouring of the foundation to the final landscaping. This animation is 22 seconds in length, and is approximately 1.7 MB. Authors: R. Burns and G. Johnson.