By Topic

A Parallel Memory Efficient Framework for Out-of-Core Mesh Simplification

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

6 Author(s)
Lu Yongquan ; High Performance Comput. Center, Commun. Univ. of China, Beijing, China ; Li Nan ; Gao Pengdong ; Qiu Chu
more authors

A general parallel framework is presented in this paper for simplification of very large mesh models. This framework is implemented on a dedicated cluster. To guarantee not to thrash the virtual memory system, load balancing is performed in this framework by providing an intelligent partitioning of the inputting model using a parallel global sorting. This partitioning ensures a near optimal utilization of the computational resources, and then ensures high quality output, low runtime and high parallel efficiency. To test the usability of this framework, we have implemented a parallel version of an improved vertex clustering simplification. A serial of experimental results have demonstrated that using this framework the parallel simplification is memory efficient and can handle extremely large data set as well as speed up the execution obviously.

Published in:

High Performance Computing and Communications, 2009. HPCC '09. 11th IEEE International Conference on

Date of Conference:

25-27 June 2009