I couldn't resist a little Java!
VTK - Conclusions
- It's free
- It's installed on crane (see me if interested)
- C++ Source Code
- Easy to create new classes
- A Tcl/Tk Interface exists for the library calls
- Highly integrated
- Not very fast - uses dynamic binding and device independent graphics model.
- Steep learning curve
- Uses a TON of disk space
References / Acknowledgements
Will Schroeder, Ken Martin, Bill Lorensen. The Visualization
Toolkit, An Object-Oriented Approach To 3D Graphics. Prentice
Hall, New Jersey, 1996.
Many of the pictures and some of the code used in this presentation
came directly from the above reference.