Ray tracing (graphics)

Known as: Ray-trace, RT, Ray tracer 
In computer graphics, ray tracing is a technique for generating an image by tracing the path of light through pixels in an image plane and simulating… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The NVIDIA® OptiX#8482; ray tracing engine is a programmable system designed for NVIDIA GPUs and other highly parallel… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The most significant deficiency of most of today's interactive ray tracers is that they are restricted to static walkthroughs… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
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Interaktive 3D-Computergraphik basiert heutzutage fast ausschliesslich auf dem Rasterisierungsverfahren. Dieses ist heute sehr… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We show that it is feasible to perform interactive isosurfacing of very large rectilinear datasets with brute-force ray tracing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Volume rendering is a technique for visualizing sampled scalar or vector fields of three spatial dimensions without fitting… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
In this article we propose algorithms that address the two basic problems encountered in generating continuous-tone images by ray… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A new algorithm for speeding up ray-object intersection calculations is presented. Objects are bounded by a new type of extent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Ray tracing, ray casting, and other forms of point sampling are important techniques in computer graphics, but their usefulness… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Ray tracing is one of the most elegant techniques in computer graphics. Many phenomena that are difficult or impossible with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
An algorithm is described that speeds up ray-tracing techniques by reducing the number of time-consuming object-ray intersection… (More)
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