A Grid-Enabled Scene Rendering Application
The work presented in this paper represents a step forward in the wide adoption of grid technologies in more conventional commercial applications. The application treated herein is a global illumination scene rendering engine in which grid tools have been used to execute the computation remotely, as well as to incorporate certain interesting characteristics. This engine can be incorporated, for instance, in an electronic commerce application in order to add visualization capabilities to a conventional virtual store. The rendering engine implements a parallel version of the radiosity illumination algorithm, providing high quality and allowing a fast response for moderately complex scenes.
KeywordsGrid Resource Complex Scene Grid Technology Globus Toolkit Globus Component
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