Topic 1 – Brief introduction to this session on gVirtualXRay

IBSim-4i 2020

Dr Franck P. Vidal

13th Aug 2020

Content of this session

  1. Overview of gVirtualXRay
  2. Theory of X-ray simulation
  3. How is it implemented on GPU using OpenGL?
  4. Validation: How accurate gVirtualRay is?
  5. Live installation on GNU/Linux and Windows (recording)
  6. Live coding using Python 3 (recording)
    • Create an X-ray projection
    • Simulate an X-ray CT scan acquisition
    • Reconstruction of the sinogram

For more info on gVirtualRay, please visit,, or contact Franck.

Recording of the talk

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