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Computation on programmable graphics hardware

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3 Author(s)
Goodnight, N. ; Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA ; Wang, R. ; Humphreys, G.

GPUs have evolved into powerful and flexible streaming processors with fully programmable floating-point pipelines and tremendous aggregate computational power and memory bandwidth. With these advances, modern GPUs can now perform more functions than the specific graphics computations for which they were designed. This article describes approaches to using GPU processing power to accelerate traditionally CPU-based tasks. We discuss some important characteristics of algorithms that make them good candidates for GPU acceleration. We discuss a specific GPU image-processing application that is a common postprocess for many physically based rendering systems.

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Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 5 )

Date of Publication:

Sept.-Oct. 2005

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