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POV-Ray

(Persistence Of Vision Raytracer) A popular freeware ray tracing program for DOS, Windows, Mac and various Unix platforms from the Persistence of Vision development team. The program and source code are available at www.povray.org.
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At the University of Aizu (Japan), the authors are using the Quake engine in conjunction with the Povray raytracing engine to attack the problem of visualization and simulation from two sides.
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Overhead of Getting Sequence Numbers for the Totally Ordered Group Communication Protocol Average Total Total GetSeqno Number of GetSeqno Application (microsecs) Broadcasts Time (secs) ASP 30 2,108 0.06 Barnes 72 812 0.06 IDA(*) 92 3,294 0.30 Linsolver 135 182,354 24.62 Povray 0 0 0 RA 149 1,459 0.22 Skyline 28 28,316 0.79 SOR 44 1,283 0.06 TSP 103 618 0.06 Water 0 0 0 Execution Overhead Time per CPU Application (secs) (%) ASP 16.27 0.01 Barnes 5.83 0.03 IDA* 31.96 0.03 Linsolver 18.46 4.17 Povray 15.360 RA 21.76 0.03 Skyline 13.85 0.18 SOR 33.46 0.01 TSP 3.99 0.05 Water 14.46 0