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BRL-CAD is a constructive solid geometry (CSG) solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) system. [1]

27 relations: Ballistic Research Laboratory, Binary file, Boundary representation, BSD licenses, C (programming language), C++, Comparison of computer-aided design editors, Computer network, Computer-aided design, Constructive solid geometry, Coordinated Universal Time, Cross-platform, Framebuffer, Geometry, GNU Lesser General Public License, Mike Muuss, Open-source model, PLaSM, Ray tracing (graphics), Rendering (computer graphics), Repository (version control), Solid modeling, Source code, Tcl, United States Army Research Laboratory, Unix philosophy, Version control.

Ballistic Research Laboratory

The Ballistic Research Laboratory (BRL) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland was the center for the United States Army's research efforts in ballistics (interior, exterior, and terminal) as well as vulnerability/lethality analysis.

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Binary file

A binary file is a computer file that is not a text file.

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Boundary representation

In solid modeling and computer-aided design, boundary representation—often abbreviated as B-rep or BREP—is a method for representing shapes using the limits.

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BSD licenses

BSD licenses are a family of permissive free software licenses, imposing minimal restrictions on the use and redistribution of covered software.

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C (programming language)

C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.

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C++ ("see plus plus") is a general-purpose programming language.

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Comparison of computer-aided design editors

The table below provides an overview of computer-aided design (CAD) software.

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Computer network

A computer network, or data network, is a digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.

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Computer-aided design

Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer systems to aid in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.

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Constructive solid geometry

Constructive solid geometry (CSG) (formerly called computational binary solid geometry) is a technique used in solid modeling.

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Coordinated Universal Time

No description.

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In computing, cross-platform software (also multi-platform software or platform-independent software) is computer software that is implemented on multiple computing platforms.

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A framebuffer (frame buffer, or sometimes framestore) is a portion of RAM containing a bitmap that drives a video display.

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Geometry (from the γεωμετρία; geo- "earth", -metron "measurement") is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space.

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GNU Lesser General Public License

The GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) is a free software license published by the Free Software Foundation (FSF).

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Mike Muuss

Michael John Muuss (October 16, 1958 – November 20, 2000) was the American author of the freeware network tool ping.

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Open-source model

The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.

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PLaSM (Programming Language of Solid Modeling) is an open source scripting language for solid modeling, a discipline that constitutes the foundation of computer-aided design and CAD systems.

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Ray tracing (graphics)

In computer graphics, ray tracing is a rendering technique for generating an image by tracing the path of light as pixels in an image plane and simulating the effects of its encounters with virtual objects.

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Rendering (computer graphics)

Rendering or image synthesis is the automatic process of generating a photorealistic or non-photorealistic image from a 2D or 3D model (or models in what collectively could be called a scene file) by means of computer programs.

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Repository (version control)

In revision control systems, a repository is an on-disk data structure which stores metadata for a set of files or directory structure.

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Solid modeling

Solid modeling (or modelling) is a consistent set of principles for mathematical and computer modeling of three-dimensional solids.

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Source code

In computing, source code is any collection of code, possibly with comments, written using a human-readable programming language, usually as plain text.

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Tcl (pronounced "tickle" or tee cee ell) is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language.

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United States Army Research Laboratory

The Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is the U.S. Army's corporate research laboratory.

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Unix philosophy

The Unix philosophy, originated by Ken Thompson, is a set of cultural norms and philosophical approaches to minimalist, modular software development.

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Version control

A component of software configuration management, version control, also known as revision control or source control, is the management of changes to documents, computer programs, large web sites, and other collections of information.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BRL-CAD

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