The Hemisphere Radiosity Method: A Tale of Two Algorithms

  • Stephen N. Spencer
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Part of the EurographicSeminars book series (FOCUS COMPUTER)

Abstract

The most important and most computationally-intensive operation within the radiosity illumination model is the calculation of form-factors, the geometric measure of the fraction of the radiant energy leaving one surface and received by another surface. This form-factor calculation must account for potential obstructions between the target surfaces yet be computationally efficient and accurate.

Keywords

Aliasing 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen N. Spencer
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  1. 1.The Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and DesignThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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