[ODE] Culling of object collisions outside viewpoint
boernerb at web.de
Sun Nov 19 07:51:26 MST 2006
*Lewis Foster* wrote:
>Does ode always solve all objects in the world fully or are objects outside
>the field of view treated differently?
ODE doesn't care about a viewfrustum. ODE is only a physics-engine.
>I'm thinking i could speed up my simulation by simplifying objects behaviour
>outside the viewpoint.
>Any ideas anyone?
Only a poor idea:
You can damp the objects outside your viewfrustum more than the objects inside.
So the objects i.e behind the camera gets disabled earlier ( more performance ).
But i think this is a bad idea, the effort is bigger than the benefit.
If you have a very very big level, then you can separate the whole level into different worlds and spaces
and step the with different timesteps. The problem is the transition between the worlds:
Somtimes a body is in both worlds; and how to implement this?
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