An Introduction to Ray Tracing (The Morgan Kaufmann Series by Eric Haines,Pat Hanrahan,Robert L. Cook,James Arvo,David

By Eric Haines,Pat Hanrahan,Robert L. Cook,James Arvo,David Kirk,Paul S. Heckbert,Andrew S. Glassner

The construction of ever extra practical 3D pictures is relevant to the improvement of special effects. The ray tracing procedure has turn into essentially the most renowned and robust ability through which photo-realistic photographs can now be created. The simplicity, splendor and straightforwardness of implementation makes ray tracing an important a part of realizing and exploiting cutting-edge machine graphics.
An creation to Ray Tracing develops from basic ideas to complex purposes, delivering "how-to" methods in addition to a close realizing of the medical foundations of ray tracing. it's also richly illustrated with four-color and black-and-white plates. it is a ebook in an effort to be welcomed via all curious about sleek special effects, snapshot processing, and computer-aided design.

  • Provides useful "how-to" information
  • Contains prime quality colour plates of pictures created utilizing ray tracing techniques
  • Progresses from a simple realizing to the complicated technological know-how and alertness of ray tracing

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