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SI3D
1995
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
Interactive Volume Visualization on a Heterogeneous Message-Passing Multicomputer
This paper describes VOL2, an interactive general-purpose volume renderer based on ray casting and implemented on Pixel-Planes 5, a distributed-memory, message-passing multicomput...
Andrei State, Jonathan McAllister, Ulrich Neumann,...
SI3D
1995
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
The Sort-First Rendering Architecture for High-Performance Graphics
Interactive graphics applications have long been challenging graphics system designers by demanding machines that can provide ever increasing polygon rendering performance. Anothe...
Carl Mueller
SI3D
1995
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
Impulse-Based Simulation of Rigid Bodies
We introduce a promising new approach to rigid body dynamic simulation called impulse-based simulation. The method is well suited to modeling physical systems with large numbers o...
Brian Mirtich, John F. Canny
SI3D
1995
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
Visual Navigation of Large Environments Using Textured Clusters
A visual navigation system is described which uses texture mapped primitives to represent clusters of objects to maintain high and approximately constant frame rates. In cases whe...
Paulo W. C. Maciel, Peter Shirley
SI3D
1995
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
NPSNET: A Multi-Player 3D Virtual Environment over the Internet
Michael R. Macedonia, Donald P. Brutzman, Michael ...
SI3D
1995
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
Portals and Mirrors: Simple, Fast Evaluation of Potentially Visible Sets
We describe an approach for determining potentially visible sets in dynamic architectural models. Our scheme divides the models into cells and portals, computing a conservative es...
David P. Luebke, Chris Georges
SI3D
1995
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
Surface Modification Tools in a Virtual Environment Interface to a Scanning Probe Microscope
The NanoManipulator system has been expanded from a virtualreality interface for a specific scanning tunneling microscope to include control of atomic force microscopes. The curre...
Mark Finch, Vernon L. Chi, Russell M. Taylor II, M...
SI3D
1995
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
CamDroid: A System for Implementing Intelligent Camera Control
In this paper, a method of encapsulating camera tasks into well defined units called “camera modules” is described. Through this encapsulation, camera modules can be programm...
Steven M. Drucker, David Zeltzer
SI3D
1995
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
Real-Time Programmable Shading
One of the main techniques used by software renderers to produce stunningly realistic images is programmable shading—executing an arbitrarily complex program to compute the colo...
Anselmo Lastra, Steven Molnar, Marc Olano, Yulan W...
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