User:Izak/GSOC 2013 logs

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Revision as of 14:59, 20 June 2013 by (talk) (From June 17th to June 21)


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 .

From June 24th to June 28th