Light-Driven Global Illumination with a Wavelet Representation of Light Transport
We describe the basis of the work he have currently under way to implement a new rendering algorithm called light-driven global illumination. This algorithm is a departure from conventional raytracing and radiosity Tenderers which addresses a number of deficiencies intrinsic to those approaches.
KeywordsSubdivision Scheme Light Flux Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function Global Illumination Soft Shadow
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