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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.7 P.1124-1133


Cluster parallel rendering based on encoded mesh

Author(s):  QIN Ai-hong, XIONG Hua, PENG Hao-yu, LIU Zhen, SHI Jiao-ying

Affiliation(s):  State Key Lab of CAD & CG, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   qinaihong@cad.zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Cluster, Parallel rendering, Rendering, Compression algorithm, Mesh coding, Mesh segmentation

QIN Ai-hong, XIONG Hua, PENG Hao-yu, LIU Zhen, SHI Jiao-ying. Cluster parallel rendering based on encoded mesh[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(7): 1124-1133.

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