Octree Data Structures and Creation by Stacking

  • Wm. Randolph Franklin
  • Varol Akman


Efficient, compact data structures are necessary for the representation of octrees. First, several concrete data structures for the octree abstract data type will be compared in terms of storage space required and execution time needed to perform operations such as to find a certain node or obei. We compare information theoretic minimal representations, digital search trees sometimes storing some information in an immediate mode without pointers, and storing the set of rays, which is often the most compact.


Interior Node Virtual Memory Quad Tree Empty Node Extra Storage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wm. Randolph Franklin
    • 1
  • Varol Akman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering Dept.Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity of UtrechtUtrechtUSA

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