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CarotidFlowGlyphs

vtk-examples/Cxx/VisualizationAlgorithms/CarotidFlowGlyphs


Description

Visualizing blood flow in human carotid arteries. Cone glyphs indicate flow direction and magnitude.

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Code

CarotidFlowGlyphs.cxx

#include <vtkActor.h>
#include <vtkCamera.h>
#include <vtkConeSource.h>
#include <vtkContourFilter.h>
#include <vtkGlyph3D.h>
#include <vtkLookupTable.h>
#include <vtkMaskPoints.h>
#include <vtkNamedColors.h>
#include <vtkOutlineFilter.h>
#include <vtkPointData.h>
#include <vtkPolyDataMapper.h>
#include <vtkProperty.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindow.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindowInteractor.h>
#include <vtkRenderer.h>
#include <vtkStructuredPoints.h>
#include <vtkStructuredPointsReader.h>
#include <vtkThresholdPoints.h>

int main(int argc, char* argv[])
{
  if (argc < 2)
  {
    std::cout << "Usage: " << argv[0] << " carotid.vtk" << std::endl;
    return EXIT_FAILURE;
  }

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkNamedColors> colors =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkNamedColors>::New();

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderer> ren1 = vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderer>::New();

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindow> renWin =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindow>::New();
  renWin->AddRenderer(ren1);

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindowInteractor> iren =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindowInteractor>::New();
  iren->SetRenderWindow(renWin);

  // create pipeline
  //
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkStructuredPointsReader> reader =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkStructuredPointsReader>::New();
  reader->SetFileName(argv[1]);

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkThresholdPoints> threshold =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkThresholdPoints>::New();
  threshold->SetInputConnection(reader->GetOutputPort());
  threshold->ThresholdByUpper(200);

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkMaskPoints> mask = vtkSmartPointer<vtkMaskPoints>::New();
  mask->SetInputConnection(threshold->GetOutputPort());
  mask->SetOnRatio(5);

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkConeSource> cone = vtkSmartPointer<vtkConeSource>::New();
  cone->SetResolution(11);
  cone->SetHeight(1);
  cone->SetRadius(0.25);

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkGlyph3D> cones = vtkSmartPointer<vtkGlyph3D>::New();
  cones->SetInputConnection(mask->GetOutputPort());
  cones->SetSourceConnection(cone->GetOutputPort());
  cones->SetScaleFactor(0.4);
  cones->SetScaleModeToScaleByVector();

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkLookupTable> lut = vtkSmartPointer<vtkLookupTable>::New();
  lut->SetHueRange(.667, 0.0);
  lut->Build();

  double range[2];
  cones->Update();
  range[0] = cones->GetOutput()->GetPointData()->GetScalars()->GetRange()[0];
  range[1] = cones->GetOutput()->GetPointData()->GetScalars()->GetRange()[1];
  std::cout << "range: " << range[0] << ", " << range[1] << std::endl;

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper> vectorMapper =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper>::New();
  vectorMapper->SetInputConnection(cones->GetOutputPort());
  vectorMapper->SetScalarRange(range[0], range[1]);
  vectorMapper->SetLookupTable(lut);

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor> vectorActor = vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor>::New();
  vectorActor->SetMapper(vectorMapper);

  // contours of speed
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkContourFilter> iso =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkContourFilter>::New();
  iso->SetInputConnection(reader->GetOutputPort());
  iso->SetValue(0, 175);

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper> isoMapper =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper>::New();
  isoMapper->SetInputConnection(iso->GetOutputPort());
  isoMapper->ScalarVisibilityOff();

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor> isoActor = vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor>::New();
  isoActor->SetMapper(isoMapper);
  isoActor->GetProperty()->SetRepresentationToWireframe();
  isoActor->GetProperty()->SetOpacity(0.25);

  // outline
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkOutlineFilter> outline =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkOutlineFilter>::New();
  outline->SetInputConnection(reader->GetOutputPort());

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper> outlineMapper =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper>::New();
  outlineMapper->SetInputConnection(outline->GetOutputPort());

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor> outlineActor = vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor>::New();
  outlineActor->SetMapper(outlineMapper);
  outlineActor->GetProperty()->SetColor(colors->GetColor3d("Black").GetData());

  // Add the actors to the renderer, set the background and size
  //
  ren1->AddActor(outlineActor);
  ren1->AddActor(vectorActor);
  ren1->AddActor(isoActor);
  ren1->SetBackground(colors->GetColor3d("Wheat").GetData());
  renWin->SetSize(640, 480);
  renWin->SetWindowName("CarotidFlowGlyphs");

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkCamera> cam1 = vtkSmartPointer<vtkCamera>::New();
  cam1->SetClippingRange(17.4043, 870.216);
  cam1->SetFocalPoint(136.71, 104.025, 23);
  cam1->SetPosition(204.747, 258.939, 63.7925);
  cam1->SetViewUp(-0.102647, -0.210897, 0.972104);
  cam1->Zoom(1.2);
  ren1->SetActiveCamera(cam1);

  // render the image
  //
  renWin->Render();
  iren->Start();

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 3.3 FATAL_ERROR)

project(CarotidFlowGlyphs)

find_package(VTK COMPONENTS 
  vtkCommonColor
  vtkCommonCore
  vtkCommonDataModel
  vtkFiltersCore
  vtkFiltersModeling
  vtkFiltersSources
  vtkIOLegacy
  vtkInteractionStyle
  vtkRenderingContextOpenGL2
  vtkRenderingCore
  vtkRenderingFreeType
  vtkRenderingGL2PSOpenGL2
  vtkRenderingOpenGL2
  QUIET
)

if (NOT VTK_FOUND)
  message("Skipping CarotidFlowGlyphs: ${VTK_NOT_FOUND_MESSAGE}")
  return ()
endif()
message (STATUS "VTK_VERSION: ${VTK_VERSION}")
if (VTK_VERSION VERSION_LESS "8.90.0")
  # old system
  include(${VTK_USE_FILE})
  add_executable(CarotidFlowGlyphs MACOSX_BUNDLE CarotidFlowGlyphs.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(CarotidFlowGlyphs PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
else ()
  # include all components
  add_executable(CarotidFlowGlyphs MACOSX_BUNDLE CarotidFlowGlyphs.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(CarotidFlowGlyphs PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
  # vtk_module_autoinit is needed
  vtk_module_autoinit(
    TARGETS CarotidFlowGlyphs
    MODULES ${VTK_LIBRARIES}
    )
endif ()

Download and Build CarotidFlowGlyphs

Click here to download CarotidFlowGlyphs and its CMakeLists.txt file. Once the tarball CarotidFlowGlyphs.tar has been downloaded and extracted,

cd CarotidFlowGlyphs/build

If VTK is installed:

cmake ..

If VTK is not installed but compiled on your system, you will need to specify the path to your VTK build:

cmake -DVTK_DIR:PATH=/home/me/vtk_build ..

Build the project:

make

and run it:

./CarotidFlowGlyphs

WINDOWS USERS

Be sure to add the VTK bin directory to your path. This will resolve the VTK dll's at run time.