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Parallel volume rendering using the BSP model
Author(s): Hong Xie; Wanqing Li
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Paper Abstract

We present a new parallel volume rendering algorithm based on the split-light model for rendering and the bulk synchronous parallel (BSP) model for parallelization. The BSP model provides a simple and architecture-independent approach to structure the parallel program. This parallel program has been tested on a shared memory SGI PowerChallenge machine, a distributed memory IBM SP2 machine and a network of UNIX workstations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3166, Parallel and Distributed Methods for Image Processing, (19 September 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279624
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Hong Xie, Murdoch Univ. (Australia)
Wanqing Li, Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3166:
Parallel and Distributed Methods for Image Processing
Hongchi Shi; Patrick C. Coffield, Editor(s)

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