Parallel vertex-to-vertex radiosity on a distributed shared memory system

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In this paper we describe the paralld implementation of the Vertex-To-Vertex Radiosity method on a cluster of PC hosts with a Distributed Shared Memory interface (DSM). We first explain how we use stochastic rays to compute the Form-Factor. We then proceed to describe the implementation of this method on top of the MILLIPEDE system, a virtual parallel machine that runs on top of available distributed environments. We discuss a step-by-step process for exploiting MILLIPEDE'S optimization mechanisms. Despite the relatively slow communication medium, the optimization process leads from initial slowdown to high speedups.

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Bar-Lev, A., Itzkovitz, A., Raviv, A., & Schuster, A. (1998). Parallel vertex-to-vertex radiosity on a distributed shared memory system. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (Vol. 1457 LNCS, pp. 238–250). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/bfb0018543

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