User:Izak/GSOC 2013 logs
Project Title : Implementation of a heart primitive.
Name: Isaac Kamga.
IRC Name (Handle): Izak
Phone : +237 74 10 62 97
This page will contain logs of the work I will be doing during and after the summer of code period.
From June 3rd to June 7th
- Compiled and ran BRL-CAD from source (in 26 minutes) as well as used mged command interface.
- Studying /src/librt/primitives/*/*.
- Revising red-black trees in "Introduction to algorithms",third edition book by Cormen.
From June 10th to June 14th
- Fixing rb_delete.c to effectively delete nodes.
From June 17th to June 21
-- Uploaded patch rb_delete to sourceforge in the diff -u format .
-- Edited raytrace.h by defining ID_HRT 43 ,incrementing ID_MAXIMUM and ID_MAX_SOLID to 44 as shown in this patch .
-- Added the DB5_MINORTYPE_BRLCAD_HRT 42 define to db5.h as shown here .
Plan for tomorrow
-- Need to look at the "Metaball" paper on using the blobby method .
-- Read volume rendering by Drebin et al .
-- Edit magic.h and rtgeom.h to include the heart primitive .