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11 September 1989 Environment for Distributed Visualization
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This paper describes an environment for distributed visualization. Distributed visualization is a twofold concept. It encompasses spreading the computational load of graphical simulations over a local area network and distributing access to graphical information directly to the desktops of those needing it. At The Ohio Supercomputer Center, a typical user work area not only has network access to other computing resources such as supercomputers, but he also has access to a graphical network of visual devices. Scarce resources such as full-color frame buffers and digital video recorders are allocated and accessed using transparent network tools. This system will be described in detail, including philosophy of design and equipment utilization.
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H. Stephen Anderson, John Andrew Berton Jr., and Barbara Helfer Dean "Environment for Distributed Visualization", Proc. SPIE 1083, Three-Dimensional Visualization and Display Technologies, (11 September 1989); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952879
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