July 10, 2001
Scientists, students explore virtual worlds
Author: JT Smith
Science Daily reports on the virtual reality and cluster computing projects taking place at the Center for Image Processing and Integrated Computing (CIPIC) at the University of California, Davis. The piece notes that CIPIC is increasingly relying upon Linux for its efforts, citing cost: A powerful vritual reality system using off-the-shelf parts and the Linux operating system can be built for around $2,500.