[Beowulf] Supercomputers - iPad versus Cray

Tomasz Rola rtomek at ceti.pl
Sat Mar 10 07:30:50 PST 2012

On Fri, 9 Mar 2012, Lux, Jim (337C) wrote:

> Two mirrors face to face, so each device can "see" both front and back.
> The back facing camera is also higher resolution.  Or, if you arranged
> them in a circle, so that A looks at B which looks at C which looks at
> D.... which looks at A.
> Mirrors could provide a redundant optical path.

And we finally come to nice algorithmic problem: given a number of 
mirrors, their sizes and orientation compute maximum number of iphones 
that could be arranged into an optical cluster.

Tomasz Rola

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