[GRASS-dev] parallelizing GRASS modules

Hamish hamish_b at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 5 20:03:12 EST 2011

Maris wrote:
> A few day's a go I was looking for a new GIS related
> publications and stumbled on this one about parallel
> v.surf.idw implementation using MPI:
> "Explorations of the implementation of a parallel IDW
> interpolation algorithm in a Linux cluster-based parallel
> GIS" by Fang Huang, Dingsheng Liu, Xicheng Tan, Jian Wang,
> Yunping Chen, Binbin He in
> Computers & Geosciences 37 (2011) 426–434
> (doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2010.05.024)
> They are claiming up to 6x speed up of IDW.
> Warning: Article is behind pay-wall :(

that reminds me about a Parallelized s.surf.idw (MPI) for GRASS 5
by Alexei Popov, Russia.

babelfish translation:

(somehow that fell off the website without making it into the
wiki [fixed])


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