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Collision Detection Using the Gaalop Precompiler

  • Dietmar Hildenbrand
Chapter
Part of the Geometry and Computing book series (GC, volume 8)

Abstract

In order to simplify the use of the Geometric Algebra Computing technology, we have developed Gaalop GPC [20], a precompiler, which integrates Gaalop into standard programming languages such as C++, OpenCL, and CUDA. Figure 11.1 outlines the concept for the C++ programming language. With Gaalop GPC, we are able to enhance ordinary C++ code with Geometric Algebra code and automatically generate optimized C++ code.

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    Patrick Charrier and Dietmar Hildenbrand. Geometric algebra enhanced precompiler for C++ and OpenCL. In AGACSE conference La Rochelle, 2012.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietmar Hildenbrand
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  1. 1.University of Technology DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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