A new approach for better load balancing of visibility detection and target acquisition calculations

Filiz, Anıl Yiğit
Calculating visual perception of entities in simulations requires complex intersection tests between the line of sight and the virtual world. In this study, we focus on outdoor environments which consist of a terrain and various objects located on terrain. Using hardware capabilities of graphics cards, such as occlusion queries, provides a fast method for implementing these tests. In this thesis, we introduce an approach for better load balancing of visibility detection and target acquisition calculations by the use of occlusion queries. Our results show that, the proposed approach is 1.5 to 2 times more efficient than the existing algorithms on the average.


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Citation Formats
A. Y. Filiz, “A new approach for better load balancing of visibility detection and target acquisition calculations,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2010.