When citing VTK in your scientific research, please mention the following work to support increased visibility and dissemination of our software:

Schroeder, Will; Martin, Ken; Lorensen, Bill (2006), The Visualization Toolkit (4th ed.), Kitware, ISBN 978-1-930934-19-1

For your convenience here is a bibtex entry:

  author    = "Will Schroeder and Ken Martin and Bill Lorensen",
  title     = "The Visualization Toolkit (4th ed.)",
  publisher = "Kitware",
  year      = "2006",
  isbn      = "978-1-930934-19-1",