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[vox-announce] June 16th - Linux User Group of Davis - NVidia's Cg Shader Language
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[vox-announce] June 16th - Linux User Group of Davis - NVidia's Cg Shader Language



The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD), will be holding a meeting on:

  Monday
  June 16th, 2003
  6:30pm - 9:30pm
  (Doors open at 6:00pm; please try to arrive on-time!)


The meeting will be held at our normal location:

  Davis Library
  Blanchard Room
  315 East 14th Street
  Davis, CA 95616


The topic will be:

  NVidia's Cg Shader Language
 
  presented by: Gabe Rosa

    Accelerated 3D video cards which were programmable have been available for
    a few years now, but were underused because of the complexity of writing
    card-dependent assembly language programs and the limitations on the cards
    themselves.

    Cg, NVidia's high level shader language makes writing shaders easy by
    providing a C-like compilable language that is easy to understand.
    With newer generations of cards and a common interface between the
    programmer and the hardware, virtually limitless special effects like
    glossy bump mapping, one-bounce raytracing, refractive surfaces,
    displacement mapping, etc., can be achieved in real-time and with
    little effort from the programmer.


For details on this meeting, visit:

  http://www.lugod.org/meeting/


For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:

  http://www.lugod.org/meeting/library/


LUGOD is a non-profit organization dedicated to the Linux Operating System,
and which holds meetings twice a month in Davis, CA.
Meetings are always free, and open to the public.


Please visit our website for details:

  http://www.lugod.org/



-bill!
pr@lugod.org
http://www.lugod.org/


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