PARAVT: Parallel Voronoi Tessellation code

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PARAVT: Parallel Voronoi Tessellation

Post by Ada Coda » Tue Jan 26, 2016 4:19 pm

PARAVT: Parallel Voronoi Tessellation

Abstract: PARAVT offers massive parallel computation of Voronoi tessellations (VT hereafter) in large data sets. The code is focused for astrophysical purposes where VT densities and neighbors are widely used. There are several serial Voronoi tessellation codes, however no open source and parallel implementations are available to handle the large number of particles/galaxies in current N-body simulations and sky surveys. Parallelization is implemented under MPI and VT using Qhull library. Domain decomposition take into account consistent boundary computation between tasks, and support periodic conditions. In addition, the code compute neighbors lists, Voronoi density and Voronoi cell volumes for each particle, and can compute density on a regular grid.

Credit: Gonzalez, Roberto E.


Bibcode: 2016ascl.soft01010G

ID: ascl:1601.010
Last edited by Ada Coda on Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:33 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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