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Use Intel® Compilers Successfully for 64-Bit Intel® Architecture

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Authored by admin Last updated on 07/11/2018 - 18:35
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The Three Stages of Preparation for Optimizing Parallel Software

Improving software performance on parallel software requires a structured approach that makes good use of development resources, obtaining good results quickly.

Authored by aaron-tersteeg (Intel) Last updated on 07/05/2019 - 10:15
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Fluid Simulation for Video Games (part 3)

Simulation of fluids in games has been limited due to the computational challenges. This article describes numerical techniques used to compute approximate solutions to fluid motion.
Authored by Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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Fluid Simulation for Video Games (part 5)

This is a series of articles on fluid simulation for video games. This article describes a process for profiling CPU usage and uses that information to optimize and further parallelize the code so that it runs faster.
Authored by Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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Creating UVs for Characters in Autodesk Maya*

UV mapping is the process of manipulating a 3D mesh’s texture coordinates (U and V) to work with a 2D image, used as a texture. This tutorial describes how to create UVs for characters in Maya.
Authored by admin Last updated on 02/21/2019 - 13:48
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Simulating Real-world Film Lighting Techniques in 3D

An absolutely critical area of 3D scene creation is the proper use of lighting and rendering techniques. This tutorial covers the mechanics of lighting and how to incorporate the language of light into your 3D scenes.
Authored by admin Last updated on 02/21/2019 - 13:48
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Fluid Simulation for Video Games (part 6)

This is a series of articles on fluid simulation for video games. This article describes a radically different technique for computing velocity from vorticity, one of the cornerstones of the fluid simulation presented in these articles.
Authored by Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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OpenMP* and the Intel® IPP Library

How to configure OpenMP in the Intel IPP library to maximize multi-threaded performance of the Intel IPP primitives.
Authored by Last updated on 07/31/2019 - 14:30
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3D Lighting in Softimage

This article on lighting & rendering covers describes how to achieve various lighting effects in Softimage. Includes adjusting ambience, animating lights, adding atmospheric effects, use of caustics, and refraction through a medium such as glass.
Authored by admin Last updated on 02/21/2019 - 13:48
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Creating Textures for Characters in Autodesk Maya*

Texturing is the process of adding detail (color, bump, specular, and so on) to a 3D mesh. This article describes how to paint a color texture on a fairy model useing Autodesk Maya* and Photoshop*.
Authored by admin Last updated on 06/01/2017 - 11:29