Authors: Ilan Grinberg; Yair Wiseman
Addresses: Computer Science Department, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan 52900, Israel ' Computer Science Department, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan 52900, Israel
Abstract: Several simulations for parallel vehicular collision detection have been suggested during the last years. Such a simulator saves the need to physically cause the collision. The algorithms usually greatly depend on the parallel infrastructure and this dependency often causes non-scalability of performance. The dependency also harms the portability of the simulation. This paper suggests a scalable and portable parallel algorithm for a vehicular collision detection simulation that fits both clusters and MPI machines. This paper explains how this simulator was designed and implemented in a large transportation company.
Keywords: collision detection; vehicle simulation; bounding volumes; vehicular collisions; portable parallel algorithms; scalable parallel algorithms.
International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing, 2013 Vol.8 No.2, pp.119 - 144
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