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Shared-memory multiprocessor implementation of volume rendering

Prakash, CE and Manohar, S (1995) Shared-memory multiprocessor implementation of volume rendering. In: 1st IWPP. Parallel Processing. Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Parallel Processing (IWPP-94), 26-31 Dec. 1994, Bangalore, India, pp. 255-260.

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Abstract

Volume data is a set of scalar or vector values defined on a rectilinear grid in 3D space. Volume rendering describes the viewing of volume data as a translucent material. A new incremental algorithm for rotation of volume rendering suitable for parallel implementation is outlined. This algorithm has been implemented on a Shared Memory SGI IRIS 4D/360 with 6 processors and the results are discussed

Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Tata McGraw-Hill.
Keywords: parallel algorithms;rendering (computer graphics);shared memory systems
Department/Centre: Division of Information Sciences > Supercomputer Education & Research Centre
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2012 09:38
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/10847

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