Second Eurographics Workshop on Parallel Graphics and Visualisation

24-25 September 1998, Rennes, France


The aim of this EXCITING workshop is to improve the exchange of experiences and knowledge between people interested in PARALLEL and DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING and its application to all aspects of computer graphics and scientific and engineering visualisation.

Thursday 24 September

 9.15 -  9.30	*** OPENING ***

 9.30 - 10.30	KEYNOTE ADDRESS
		Frederik W. Jansen, Delft University of Technology, NL
                Data Locality in Parallel Rendering

10.30 - 11.00	*** COFFEE BREAK ***

11.00 - 12.30	RADIOSITY

		The Holodeck: A Parallel Ray-caching Rendering System
		G.W. Larson
		Silicon Graphics Inc., USA

		Convergence analysis in a Parallel Radiosity Algorithm using
        	Virtual Interface
		L. Renambot, IRISA, France
		D. Figuls, University of Girona, Spain

12.30 - 14.00	*** LUNCH ***

14.00 - 15.30	RADIOSITY

		Fast Scalable Solution for the Parallel	Hierarchical Radiosity
		Problem in Distributed Memory Architectures
	        J.I. Benavides, G. Cerruela, P.P. Trabado and E.L.Zapata
		University of Malaga, Spain

		Parallel Wavelet Radiosity
		X. Cavin, L. Alonso and J-C. Paul
        	Loria/INRIA, France

15.30 - 16.00	*** COFFEE BREAK ***

16.00 - 18.15	RAY-TRACING

		Cost Distribution Prediction for Parallel Ray Tracing
		E. Reinhard, A.J.F. Kok and A. Chalmers
		University of Bristol, UK

		A New Parallel Algorithm rovided by a Numerical Model
		J-C. Nebel
		University of Glashow, UK

	    	A Parallel Frame Coherence Algorithm For Ray Traced Animations
		T.A. Davis and E.W. Davis
		North Carolina State University, USA
20.00 - late	*** CONFERENCE DINNER ***

Friday 25 September

 9.00 - 10.00	KEYNOTE ADDRESS
		Scott Whitman
		Parallel Volume Rendering

10.00 - 10.30	*** COFFEE BREAK ****

10.30 - 12.00	RENDERING

	        Parallel Form Factor Computation for Radiative Transfers in
		J. Hondermark, M. Chelle, C. Renault and B. Andrieu
		University of Littoral, France
		INRA, France

		Static Load Balancing Schemes for the Object-Space Parallel
		Multi-pass  Rendering Method on a Distributed-Memory
		Multiprocessor System
		H. Kobayashi, H. Yamauchi, T. Maeda, M. Tokunaga and T. Nakamura
		Tohoku University, Japan

12.00 - 14.00	*** LUNCH ***

14.00 - 15.30	VOLUME RENDERING

		Efficient sort-last rendering using compression-based image
		J. Ahrens and J. Painter
		Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

		A Distributed Shared Memory System Oriented to Volume
		M.K. Zuffo, R. de Deus Lopes and V.B. Bernal
		Escola Polytecnica de Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil

15.30 - 16.00	*** COFFEE BREAK ***


		Designing a Parallel Object Oriented Graphics Framework
		R.F. Tobler
		Vienna University of Technology, Austria

17.15 - 17.30	*** CONFERENCE CLOSE ***


Luc Renambot.
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