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Collaborative visualization based on distributed data objects

  • A. Wierse
Workshop Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1183)

Abstract

The COllaborative VIsualization and Simulation Environment (COVISE) has been designed for a distributed and collaborative scenario in a high-performance computing and networking environment. Special emphasis has been put on the handling of the data in the whole system. Its concept though is sufficiently flexible that even the (more common) scenario of desktop workstation and slower WAN-connections can benefit from the advantages of a collaborative working environment. We will give an overview of the system and its architecture, explain its advantages and present our experiences, including performance measurements.

Keywords

Data Object Visualization System Execution Pipeline Remote Module Float Point Format 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Wierse
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Centre University of Stuttgart, RUSDeutschland

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