This paper presents an improved seed point placement to locate initial seed points based on magnitude value. The vector field is separated in to grid to ensure the uniformity in generating streamlines and broader streamlines coverage, thus reducing poor visualization information especially near to visualization boundary. An evaluation using Mean Square Error is conducted to evaluate the improvement in term of streamlines placement uniformity. Result shows that proposed method able to come out with lower Mean Square Error value compared to evenly-spaced in across different separation distance, resulting better streamlines control to produce uniform visualization result. Finally, the proposed method can be improved in many aspects to come out with a better visualization result in 2 and possibly 3 dimension flow visualization.

The following are comparison of the output to the existing evenly spaced method:


Evenly Spaced:


Proposed Magnitude-based:



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