Daniel Kopta

Assistant Professor, Lecturer
School of Computing
University of Utah

Office: MEB 3124


Time Interval Ray Tracing for Motion Blur
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2017
Konstantin Shkurko, Cem Yuksel, Daniel Kopta, Ian Mallet, Erik Brunvand
[author preprint]

Power and Energy Implications of Misunderstanding DRAM
International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference, 2017
Erik Brunvand and Daniel Kopta

Dual Streaming for Hardware-Accelerated Ray Tracing
High Performance Graphics, 2017
Konstantin Shkurko, Tim Grant, Daniel Kopta, Ian Mallet, Cem Yuksel, Erik Brunvand
[author preprint]

Memory Considerations for Low Energy Ray Tracing
Computer Graphics Forum, 2014
Daniel Kopta, Konstantin Shkurko, Josef Spjut, Erik Brunvand, Al Davis
[author preprint] [definitive version]

Why Graphics Programmers Need to Know About DRAM
Course, ACM SIGGRAPH, 2014
Erik Brunvand, Daniel Kopta, Niladrish Chatterjee

An Energy and Bandwidth Efficient Ray Tracing Architecture
High Performance Graphics, 2013
Daniel Kopta, Konstantin Shkurko, Josef Spjut, Erik Brunvand, Al Davis

Fast, Effective BVH Updates for Animated Scenes
ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, 2012
Daniel Kopta, Thiago Ize, Josef Spjut, Erik Brunvand, Al Davis, Andrew Kensler
[pdf] [source code]

A Mobile Accelerator Architecture for Ray Tracing
Workshop on SoCs, Heterogeneous Architectures and Workloads, 2012
Josef Spjut, Daniel Kopta, Erik Brunvand, Al Davis

Efficient MIMD Architectures for High-Performance Ray Tracing
IEEE International Conference on Computer Design, 2010
Daniel Kopta, Josef Spjut, Erik Brunvand, Al Davis

TRaX: A Multicore Hardware Architecture for Real-Time Ray Tracing
Transactions on Computer Aided Design 2009
Josef Spjut, Andrew Kensler, Daniel Kopta, Erik Brunvand

TRaX: A Multi-Threaded Architecture for Real-Time Ray Tracing
*Best paper award
IEEE Symposium on Application Specific Processors, 2008
Josef Spjut, Solomon Boulos, Daniel Kopta, Erik Brunvand, Spencer Kellis


Ray Tracing From a Data Movement Perspective
University of Utah Ph.D. Dissertation