Visualization of critical points

To move freely you must be deeply rooted.Bella Lewitsky (1916-) |

After stream arrows for stream surfaces and a visualization technique based on Poincaré maps, a local visualization technique focusing on critical point is presented [44]. Critical points, i.e., system states where there is no evolution at all, usually are properties investigated in the very first place. Examining the neighborhood of the critical points often tells quite important principal characteristics about the entire system behavior. Thus, it's logical to come up with visualization techniques focusing on that kind of information.

- Introduction
- Vector field topology and local analysis
- CHARDIRS - visualizing eigen-manifolds
- SPHERETUFTS - using many streamlets
- Combining CHARDIRS and SPHERETUFTS
- Discussion

Helwig Löffelmann, November 1998,