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2020-01-15

WestGrid webinar Jan 15 2020 ParaView OSPRay visualization
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Speaker Info:
Alex Razoumov
Training & Visualization Coordinator
WestGrid
Description

In this webinar we will look at working with realistic surfaces and materials in ParaView with the OSPRay Path Tracer renderer.

We will cover different types of Path Tracer materials, how to set and test them in practice, how to work with computationally demanding scenes without bogging down performance, and how to script these workflows in Python. We will also discuss using textures in ParaView.

 
SHARCNET
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Tyson Whitehead
SHARCNET
Description

This webinar is presented by SHARCNET, a high performance computing (HPC) consortium that is part of Compute Ontario, one of four regional partners of Compute Canada. You do not need a SHARCNET or Compute Canada account to attend this session.

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Monads are a design pattern in programming linked to category theory in the early 90s. They have been a fundamental part, that is, required to perform IO, of the lazy functional language Haskell for almost as long. Due to their considerable success in Haskell, formulations have also now sprung up for many other languages. This includes, according to Wikipedia, Scheme, Perl, Python, Racket, Clojure, Scala, F#, and possibly even the newest ML standard.

There is a lot of confusing information/guides to monads on the internet. This ranges from very technical category theory based statements (e.g., monads are just monoids in the category of endofunctors) to very non-technical analogies (e.g., nuclear waste and spacesuits). The goal of this presentation is to present a non-confusing, practical, programmer-based perspective on monads with plenty of examples that also doesn't skimp on the technicalities.

How to Join the Webinar:

At the time of the session, click this link to join the videoconference:

https://computecanada.vidyocloud.com/join/mcrI8pNLfU

More Information:

For more information or to ask questions about this session, contact syam@sharcnet.ca.

 

 
 
 
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No registration is required.