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Multithreading for Visual Effects

1st Edition

By Martin Watt, Erwin Coumans, George ElKoura, Ronald Henderson, Manuel Kraemer, Jeff Lait, James Reinders

A K Peters/CRC Press

255 pages

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Description

Tackle the Challenges of Parallel Programming in the Visual Effects IndustryIn Multithreading for Visual Effects, developers from DreamWorks Animation, Pixar, Side Effects, Intel, and AMD share their successes and failures in the messy real-world application area of production software. They provide practical advice on multithreading techniques and

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview. Houdini: Multithreading Existing Software. The Presto Execution System: Designing for Multithreading. LibEE: Parallel Evaluation of Character Rigs. Fluids: Simulation on the CPU. Bullet Physics: Simulation with OpenCL. OpenSubdiv: Interoperating GPU Compute and Drawing. Bibliography. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM000000
COMPUTERS / General
COM012000
COMPUTERS / Computer Graphics
COM012040
COMPUTERS / Programming / Games