Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Time-optimal visibility-related algorithms on meshes with multiple broadcasting

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

7 Author(s)
Bhagavathi, D. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville, IL, USA ; Bokka, V.V. ; Gurla, H. ; Olariu, S.
more authors

Given a collection of objects in the plane along with a viewpoint ω, the visibility problem involves determining the portion of each object that is visible to an observer positioned at ω. The visibility problem is central to various application areas including computer graphics, image processing, VLSI design, and robot navigation, among many others. The main contribution of this work is to provide time-optimal solutions to this problem for several classes of objects, namely ordered line segments, disks, and iso-oriented rectangles in the plane. In addition, our visibility algorithm for line segments is at the heart of time-optimal solutions for determining, for each element in a given sequence of real numbers, the position of the nearest larger element within that sequence, triangulating a set of points in the plane, determining the visibility pairs among a set of vertical line segments, and constructing the dominance and visibility graphs of a set of iso-oriented rectangles in the plane. All the algorithms in this paper involve an input of size n and run in O(log n) time on a mesh with multiple broadcasting of size n×n. This is the first instance of time-optimal solutions for these problems on this architecture

Published in:

Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 7 )

Date of Publication:

Jul 1995

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.