Tone reproduction for realistic images

  title={Tone reproduction for realistic images},
  author={Jack Tumblin and Holly E. Rushmeier},
  journal={IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications},
Radiosity and other global illumination methods for image synthesis calculate the real world radiance values of a scene instead of the display radiance values that will represent them. Though radiosity and ray tracing methods can compute extremely accurate and wide-ranging scene radiances, modern display devices emit light only in a tiny fixed range. The radiances must be converted, but ad-hoc conversions cause serious errors and give little assurance that the evoked visual sensations are truly… 

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