Commodity Graphics Accelerators for Scientific Visualization

Organizers: Rick Stevens, Michael Papka
Speakers: Tom Funkhouser, Greg Humphreys, Joe Kniss, Dinesh Manocha

This is an HTML version of Joe Kniss's presentation for the Commodity Graphics Accelerators for Scientific Visualization Panel at Visualization 2001, Oct 26. It includes all of my slides, even the ones I didn't get to, and approximately what I said.

  1. Title
  2. Introduction
  3. Outline
  4. Who
  5. What
  6. Where
  7. When
  8. When-2
  9. Why
  10. The Catch
  11. The Catch-2
  12. The Catch- What's the Problem?
  13. Visualization on Hardware?
  14. The Upside
  15. Trex
  16. Trex-2
  17. Simian
  18. Simian - NPR - None vs. Faux
  19. Simian - NPR - Faux vs. Silhouette
  20. Simian - NPR - Silhouette vs. Faux + Silhouette
  21. Simian - NPR - Faux + Silhouette vs. Blinn-Phong
  22. Simian - NPR - Light Attinuation
  23. Simian - NPR - Light Attinuation vs Blinn-Phong + Light Attinuation
  24. In the Future...