[slicer-users] very basic question about models
anka at bic.mni.mcgill.ca
Tue Jun 1 13:39:59 EDT 2010
Thank you very much!
I think, that my confusion is caused by the fact that some of the loaded
data shows as model, some does not.
I went through tutorials before I sent the question.
I understood model as representation of data...
On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Isaiah Norton <inorton at partners.org> wrote:
> Hi Anka,
> Please see the Slicer Minute Tutorial for some example uses, available
> Also see Part 3 of the Slicer Visualization Tutorial from the same page
> for a demonstration of model creation and modification tools
> "Models" are used to represent various 3D structured data - most often
> surfaces (ie: organ, bone, cortex, or tumor border). Internally, models
> are represented as VTK datatypes specifying various fundamental geometry
> such as point clouds, hyperstreamlines, or simple polygon vertices.
> There are links to VTK documentation sources on the Slicer.org developer
> orientation page.
> On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 11:58 -0400, Anka Kochanowska wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I am a little bit confused and cannot find Slicer's definition of
> > model so, my questions are:
> > What is model?
> > What is it for?
> > How is it used?
> > Is there a document that will tell me this?
> > I am using Slicer 3.4 and it is not in the Documentation 3.4.
> > Anka
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