6.172 Performance Engineering of Software Systems
6.172 Performance Engineering of Software Systems (Fall 2010, MIT OCW). Instructors: Professor Saman Amarasinghe and Professor Charles Leiserson. This course is a hands-on, project-based introduction to building scalable and high-performance software systems. Topics include performance analysis, algorithmic techniques for high performance, instruction-level optimizations, cache and memory hierarchy optimization, parallel programming, and building scalable distributed systems. (from ocw.mit.edu)
|Lecture 18 - Primer on Ray Tracing Techniques|
Primer on ray tracing techniques, given to prepare students for the final project. Includes some ray tracing background and a code overview covering classes and high-level execution.
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