Transparency for computer synthesized images

@inproceedings{Kay1979TransparencyFC,
  title={Transparency for computer synthesized images},
  author={Douglas Scott Kay and D. P. Greenberg},
  booktitle={SIGGRAPH '79},
  year={1979}
}
  • Douglas Scott Kay, D. P. Greenberg
  • Published in SIGGRAPH '79 1979
  • Computer Science
  • Simple transparency algorithms which assume a linear transparency over an entire surface are the type most often employed to produce computer synthesized images of transparent objects with curved surfaces. Although most of the images created with these algorithms do give the impression of transparency, they usually do not look realistic. One of the most serious problems is that the intensity of the light that is transmitted through the objects is generally not proportional to the amount of… CONTINUE READING

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