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A Simple Load-Balancing Scheme with High Scaling Efficiency

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This chapter describes an image partitioning scheme that can be used to distribute the work of computing pixel values across multiple processing units. The resulting workload distribution scheme is simple to implement, yet effective.

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Antwerpen, D.v., Seibert, D., Keller, A. (2019). A Simple Load-Balancing Scheme with High Scaling Efficiency. In: Haines, E., Akenine-Möller, T. (eds) Ray Tracing Gems. Apress, Berkeley, CA.

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