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* 1. Contact details. Details will not be added to any email list.

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* 2. Which CCP(s) are you involved with?

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* 3. What software do you (or your collegues) use for visualisation of data? For tools that offer analysis and visualisation, please consider the visualisation component. Tools not listed can be mentioned in the comment box.

  Not used Occasionally used Frequently used Essential
3D slicer
Amira
aten
Avizo
Avogadro
Chimera
Coot/WinCoot
Drishti
EnSight
Fieldview
Fiji
gnuplot
IDL
ImageJ
IMOD
ITK/VTK
Jmol
MATLAB
Octave
OMERO
OpenCV
ParaView
PyMol
R
RasMol
Scilab
tecplot
UCSF Chimera
VisIT
VGStudio Max
VMD
VolView
XCrySDen
xmgrace
DL Visualize
Others (please list below)

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* 4. Please list the main visualisation techniques that are important to your work

  No need May be useful Frequently used
1D graphs in space or time
2D contour plots
2D vector plots
3D Slice planes
3D Clipping, Region-of-Interest
3D isosurfaces
3D Surfaces
3D point clouds
3D volume visualisation
3D vector/glyph plots
3D tensor plots
3D Streaklines/tubes
3D Particle traces
Line integral convolution plots
Molecular/protein representations
Crystalline structures
Time animation of plots, atoms, etc.
Data of 4 or more dimensions
Mesh quality inspection
Publication quality plots
High quality video output
3D stereo support
Immersive 3D visualisation
Other methods (list below)

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* 5. For the visualisation tool you or your team use most often please give the following:

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* 6. Please repeat question 5 for another visualisation tool that you use, if appropriate.

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* 7. Visualisation requirements. How important do you see the provision of the following (1 not important, 5 very important):

  1 2 3 4 5
Courses on visualisation techniques
Courses on using common visualisation tools, e.g. ParaView
Plugin developments to add new methods to visualisation tools
Development of new visualisation tools
Documentation of visualisation tools and advanced usage

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* 8. Requirements for high performance/advanced visualisation facilities.
Do you have any need for access to:

  No need Would like access Already use
Large memory on single workstation (>64Gbytes)
Large memory or compute visualisation using computer clusters
Very high resolution displays
3D stereo display (individual user)
3D stereo display (room sized)
Head tracking/immersive stereo
Haptic feedback devices

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* 9. What do you see as the main challanges for visualisation in your reserach domain now and in the near future? Are the appropriate tools available and will they scale with increasing data demands?

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* 10. Do you have any other comments on visualisation tools and techniques?

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