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19 Jun 2021 17:44:04 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Small update on the state of GPGPU  
From: William F Pokorny
Date: 26 Jan 2017 18:48:13
Message: <588a8abd$1@news.povray.org>
On 01/26/2017 03:08 PM, clipka wrote:
> Am 26.01.2017 um 19:51 schrieb William F Pokorny:
>
> If the "sub-functions", as I would like to call them, are different in
> structure (or even if their common structure can't be easily identified
> as such), I suspect that's not a scenario where a GPGPU can help much.
>
I agree.

It was the point list as function-origins idea (the voronoi-ish results 
I posted a year or so ago) I had foremost in mind. In other words there 
would be many of the same function each with a unique origin in the 
simplest case. Perhaps to narrow an application practically, but as 
something with which to experiment with GPUs maybe OK...

Bill P.


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