SpRay: a distributed-memory speculative ray tracer for out-of-core and in situ rendering


This repository contains the source code of the speculative ray scheduling technique described in the following paper:

SpRay: Speculative Ray Scheduling for Large Data Visualization
Hyungman Park, Donald Fussell, Paul Navratil
IEEE Symposium on Large Data Analysis and Visualization 2018

It also includes our implementations of the baseline algorithm described in the following paper:

Exploring the Spectrum of Dynamic Scheduling Algorithms for Scalable Distributed-Memory Ray Tracing
Paul A. Navratil, Hank Childs, Donald S. Fussell, Calvin Lin
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 2013

You can find our LDAV 2018 paper and talk slides on the project page.

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