Advanced VTK

with Mathieu Westphal in Lyon, France

November 7, 2017 (1 day long)

The Visualization Toolkit (VTK) is an open-source, freely available software system for 3D computer graphics, image processing and visualization. Initiated in 1993, the library is now available in version 6.0 and includes over 1,100 C++ classes.

This advanced training has been tailored for people who already have a basic knowledge of VTK but want to extend their expertise.

The training mixes theory and application with a set of tutorials and exercises.


  1. 1. Development of new filters and readers

  2. 3. Using composite and temporal data

  3. 2. Parallel processing using VTK


  1. C++: Good knowledge

  2. VTK: Basic understanding of the VTK library (Introduction to VTK training level)


  • Writing readers and filters
  • Parallel processing with VTK
  • Composite and temporal data
This training course will be taught in English.
Course notes are also in English.
Participants are asked to bring a laptop computer for this training session.
The instructor will communicate all the specifications required to each participants before the training session.

Lunch is included.

All Kitware training courses can be customized and held at Kitware's training centers (In the EU: Lyon, France; or in the US: Clifton Park, New York; Carrboro, North Carolina; Santa Fe, New Mexico) or at your own site (quotation).

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November 7, 2017

Current price: 600 €*

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About the instructor

Mathieu received his engineering degree from INSA Lyon, and extended his expertise with a Master in fundamental informatics at ENS Lyon in 2010. Prior to joining Kitware, Mathieu was employed at CNRS (French Research Center) as a research engineer and worked on different projects focusing on adaptive optics, recasting in large datasets, visualization pipelines using C++, C/Python, Malab VTK/Qt/ParaView. Mathieu also worked for INRIA, Winsoft and Modelys during short missions and internships.

His proficiency covers C,C++, Python, OpenGL, GLSL, VTK, ParaView, Cublas, CMake/CDash/CTest.

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