Tagging “The Lord of the Rings”

There are results of experiment with using SCAN for text analysis and autotagging J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” book.

Raytracing Middle-earth

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Recently I played with raytracing and POV-Ray for artificial landscapes generation. My goal was to have the realistic “Google Maps-style” images of the Middle-earth terrains to create the maps for Tolkien Gateway Encyclopedia – the wiki project I’m involved in. You can see my first outcome here. This is a reduced snapshot of rendering the whole scene.