MPSC — A Model of Distributed Virtual Environments
In terms of the required computing power, virtual environments are an expensive interaction model for human-machine communication, which is one of the reasons for distributing them. In this paper we present the MPSC (Modifier Presenter Sensor Controller) domain decomposition model for distributed virtual environments and its key concepts. The MPSC model establishes a logical concept for the integration of parallel rendering algorithms and parallelized application modules into virtual environments. Beside the aspects of distribution and parallelization, this model serves additionally as a flexible research platform to explore various aspects of distributed virtual environments, including those with multiple users.
KeywordsVirtual Environment Computing Node User Category Scene Graph Modifier Domain
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