The Quasi-Random Walk

  • Alexander Keller
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 127)


We present the method of the quasi-random walk for the approximation of functionals of the solution of second kind Fredholm integral equations. This deterministic approach efficiently uses low discrepancy sequences for the quasi-Monte Carlo integration of the Neumann series. The fast procedure is illustrated in the setting of computer graphics, where it is applied to several aspects of the global illumination problem.


Computer Graphic Importance Sampling Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function Neumann Series Global Illumination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Keller
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  1. 1.FB InformatikUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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