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VP Workshop 2010
Voxel- and mesh-based Monte Carlo Methods for 3D Photon Transport Simulations
Dr Qianqian Fang, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, MGH

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Lecture Outline
  • Introduction
    • Pros and Cons of Monte Carlo Simulations
  • MCX: a GPU-accelerated MC Software
    • Algorithm Flowchart
    • Boundary Reflections
    • Atomic vs. Non-atomic Operations
  • MMC: a Mesh-based MC Software
    • Ray-tracing in the Plucker Coordinates
    • Multi-threading with OpenMP
    • Validations
  • Website and Resources (http://mcx.sf.net)