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Visualizing Smell: Group Assignment

07-Nov-08 | 184,900 views

Group assignment by Robert Carlsen, Brien Colwell, Cynthia Hilmoe, Liangjie Xia. The smell visualization is based on the experiment in the paper “Bilateral olfactory sensory input enhances chemotaxis behavior”(Nature Magazine. Matthieu Louis, Thomas Huber, Richard Benton, Thomas P Sakmar & Leslie B Vosshall). We tried to look into the larvae’s triangulation behavior and assumed that […]

Visualizing Smell: filter, represent, refine and interact

21-Oct-08 | 14,290 views

It had been an intense week for p-com so my visualizing piece is not a finished work yet. Here’s what I’ve done from last week for visualizing the smell: Filter In my case I don’t really need all data of the gradient field pixel by pixel since I’m just gonna draw the contour lines for […]

Visualizing Smell: Acquire and Parse

15-Oct-08 | 7,878 views

I spent the whole afternoon today writing some very ugly codes to extract the space gradient and larvae path data from the original xml file and it’s almost done. I’m now able to sketch with the raw data and have my own first visual impression on the data: Next steps: Performance!!! current performance is too […]

Scent visualization preparation

07-Oct-08 | 19,129 views

Just spent a whole afternoon browsing for different visualizations and to my surprise I didn’t find many cases directly dealing with the smell. This week’s case is to visualize the data collected in an experiment by Dr. Vosshall’s research group on the navigation of genetically modified drosophila larvae through an odor field. It started to […]