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Complex light-source and illumination models

  • Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
  • Daniel Thalmann
Part of the Computer Science Workbench book series (WORKBENCH)

Abstract

As discussed by Verbeck and Greenberg (1984), a complete intensity calculation must incorporate light-source properties and environmental shadowing effects. An accurate description of physical characteristics of light sources should include three attributes to be modeled:

  1. 1.

    Light-source geometry

     
  2. 2.

    Emitted spectral distribution

     
  3. 3.

    Luminous intensity distribution

     

Keywords

Light Source Form Factor Directional Intensity Point Light Source Linear Source 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
    • 1
  • Daniel Thalmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Hautes Etudes CommercialesUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada
  2. 2.Département d’Informatique et de Recherche OpérationnelleUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada

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