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Entries Tagged as 'OpenGL'

Announcing TerraNNI

November 9th, 2011 · No Comments

I am excited to announce that TerraNNI, the project from my undergraduate senior thesis, is being open-sourced. For those who have not heard of the project, TerraNNI is a tool for taking LIDAR data, common for geographic information systems (GIS), and creating high-resolution grid digital elevation models (DEMs).  Most GIS take DEMs as an input […]

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Tags: C++ · Duke · OpenGL

Interactive Voronoi Diagrams with WebGL

August 2nd, 2010 · 13 Comments

Within computational geometry, the Voronoi diagram is a relatively simple concept with a wide-range of applications.  Everything from physics research to the “snap-to” feature in GUI-design uses Voronoi diagrams as a simple underlying data structure to decompose space. I have been working with Voronoi diagrams for the past few months, as my research has focused […]

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Tags: Javascript · Mathematics · OpenGL · Programming

CMake, OpenGL, and GLX on OS X

July 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

As you may know, I am staying at Duke this summer for research.  My research, which I started last semester and am going to be doing for a while, focuses on scalable algorithms.  While that is pretty broad, I am currently working on using the graphics card to speed up processing. Again, here are some […]

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Tags: C++ · OpenGL · Programming