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A comprehensive physical model for light reflection
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A new general reflectance model for computer graphics is presented. Expand
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Instant architecture
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This paper presents a new method for the automatic modeling of architecture using split grammars, a new type of parametric set grammar based on the concept of shape. Expand
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Fast calculation of soft shadow textures using convolution
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We derive a hierarchical, error driven algorithm for fast shadow calculation in arbitrary configurations using a hierarchy of object clusters. Expand
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Radiosity and global illumination
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From the Publisher: The radiosity method, originally a computation tool for thermal engineers, has evolved in recent years into a powerful and flexible simulation technique for radiant energy transfer. Expand
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Billboard clouds for extreme model simplification
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This paper introduces a new approach for extreme simplification, i.e. the simplification of complex static 3D models to a few primitives. Expand
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Conservative volumetric visibility with occluder fusion
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This paper introduces a new approach to the computation of volume visibility, the detection of occluded portions of space as seen from a given region. Expand
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Capture of hair geometry from multiple images
Hair is a major feature of digital characters. Unfortunately, it has a complex geometry which challenges standard modeling tools. Some dedicated techniques exist, but creating a realistic hairstyleExpand
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A survey on participating media rendering techniques
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Rendering participating media is important for a number of domains, ranging from commercial applications (entertainment, virtual reality) to simulation systems (driving, flying, and space simulators). Expand
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A Unified Hierarchical Algorithm for Global Illumination with Scattering Volumes and Object Clusters
  • F. Sillion
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graph.
  • 1 September 1995
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The paper presents a new radiosity algorithm that allows the simultaneous computation of energy exchanges between surface elements, scattering volume distributions, and groups of surfaces, or object clusters. Expand
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A frequency analysis of light transport
We present a signal-processing framework for light transport. We study the frequency content of radiance and how it is altered by phenomena such as shading, occlusion, and transport. This extendsExpand
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