glome-hs: ray tracer

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Ray Tracer capable of rendering a variety of primitives, with support for CSG (difference and intersection of solids), BIH-based acceleration structure, and ability to load NFF format files. The rendering algorithms have been abstracted to an external library, GlomeTrace. This is just a front-end to the library that renders scenes into an opengl window.

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Versions [RSS] 0.4.1, 0.5, 0.51, 0.60, 0.61
Dependencies array, base (>=3 && <4), GlomeTrace, GlomeVec, GLUT, haskell98, OpenGL, parallel (>=2.2), random, time [details]
License LicenseRef-GPL
Copyright Copyright 2008,2010 Jim Snow
Author Jim Snow
Maintainer Jim Snow <>
Category graphics
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Uploaded by DonaldStewart at 2010-06-19T04:10:21Z
Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 0 indirect [details]
Executables Glome
Downloads 4020 total (14 in the last 30 days)
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Readme for glome-hs-0.61

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This is GlomeView, a graphical frontend to Glome, my raytracer.  Originally, Glome was a monolithic program, but I have now moved most of the internals to a couple of libraries, GlomeVec and GlomeTrace.

GlomeView requires HOpenGL.

This was one of the first things I wrote in Haskell.  As such, it has a few rough edges.

Direct all questions to:
Jim Snow