Realistic Ray Tracing Second Edition

Author: Peter Shirley
Publisher: A K Peters, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781568814612
Release Date: 2008-12-19
Genre: Computers

Concentrating on the "nuts and bolts" of writing ray tracing programs, this new and revised edition emphasizes practical and implementation issues and takes the reader through all the details needed to write a modern rendering system. Most importantly, the book adds many C++ code segments, and adds new details to provide the reader with a better intuitive understanding of ray tracing algorithms.

Realistic Ray Tracing Second Edition

Author: Peter Shirley
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 1568811985
Release Date: 2003-07-07
Genre: Computers

Annotation A textbook for a course introducing the fundamentals of using ray tracing to create computer images. The emphasis is on practical nuts- and-bolts rather than general features of the approach or technology. No date is noted for the first edition; the second uses C++ code rather than pseudocode, and adds chapters on photon mapping and participating media. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

Ray Tracing from the Ground Up

Author: Kevin Suffern
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439864340
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre: Computers

With the increase in computing speed and due to the high quality of the optical effects it achieves, ray tracing is becoming a popular choice for interactive and animated rendering. This book takes readers through the whole process of building a modern ray tracer from scratch in C++. All concepts and processes are explained in detail with the aid o

Practical Algorithms for 3D Computer Graphics Second Edition

Author: R. Stuart Ferguson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781466582521
Release Date: 2013-12-19
Genre: Computers

Practical Algorithms for 3D Computer Graphics, Second Edition covers the fundamental algorithms that are the core of all 3D computer graphics software packages. Using Core OpenGL and OpenGL ES, the book enables you to create a complete suite of programs for 3D computer animation, modeling, and image synthesis. Since the publication of the first edition, implementation aspects have changed significantly, including advances in graphics technology that are enhancing immersive experiences with virtual reality. Reflecting these considerable developments, this second edition presents up-to-date algorithms for each stage in the creative process. It takes you from the construction of polygonal models of real and imaginary objects to rigid body animation and hierarchical character animation to the rendering pipeline for the synthesis of realistic images. New to the Second Edition New chapter on the modern approach to real-time 3D programming using OpenGL New chapter that introduces 3D graphics for mobile devices New chapter on OpenFX, a comprehensive open source 3D tools suite for modeling and animation Discussions of new topics, such as particle modeling, marching cubes, and techniques for rendering hair and fur More web-only content, including source code for the algorithms, video transformations, comprehensive examples, and documentation for OpenFX The book is suitable for newcomers to graphics research and 3D computer games as well as more experienced software developers who wish to write plug-in modules for any 3D application program or shader code for a commercial games engine.

Advanced Global Illumination Second Edition

Author: Philip Dutre
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498785624
Release Date: 2016-04-08
Genre: Computers

This book provides a fundamental understanding of global illumination algorithms. It discusses a broad class of algorithms for realistic image synthesis and introduces a theoretical basis for the algorithms presented. Topics include: physics of light transport, Monte Carlo methods, general strategies for solving the rendering equation, stochastic path-tracing algorithms such as ray tracing and light tracing, stochastic radiosity including photon density estimation and hierarchical Monte Carlo radiosity, hybrid algorithms, metropolis light transport, irradiance caching, photon mapping and instant radiosity, beyond the rendering equation, image display and human perception. If you want to design and implement a global illumination rendering system or need to use and modify an existing system for your specific purpose, this book will give you the tools and the understanding to do so.

Real Time Rendering Third Edition

Author: Tomas Akenine-Möller
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439865293
Release Date: 2008-07-25
Genre: Computers

Thoroughly revised, this third edition focuses on modern techniques used to generate synthetic three-dimensional images in a fraction of a second. With the advent of programmable shaders, a wide variety of new algorithms have arisen and evolved over the past few years. This edition discusses current, practical rendering methods used in games and other applications. It also presents a solid theoretical framework and relevant mathematics for the field of interactive computer graphics, all in an approachable style. The authors have made the figures used in the book available for download for fair use.:Download Figures.

Physically Based Rendering

Author: Matt Pharr
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 9780123750792
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Computers

Physically Based Rendering, 2nd Edition describes both the mathematical theory behind a modern photorealistic rendering system as well as its practical implementation. A method - known as 'literate programming'- combines human-readable documentation and source code into a single reference that is specifically designed to aid comprehension. The result is a stunning achievement in graphics education. Through the ideas and software in this book, you will learn to design and employ a full-featured rendering system for creating stunning imagery. New sections on subsurface scattering, Metropolis light transport, precomputed light transport, multispectral rendering, and much more. Includes a companion site complete with source code for the rendering system described in the book, with support for Windows, OS X, and Linux. Please visit, www.pbrt.org. Code and text are tightly woven together through a unique indexing feature that lists each function, variable, and method on the page that they are first described.

Spring im Einsatz

Author: Craig Walls
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 9783446429468
Release Date: 2012-01-12
Genre: Computers

SPRING IM EINSATZ // - Spring 3.0 auf den Punkt gebracht: Die zentralen Konzepte anschaulich und unterhaltsam erklärt. - Praxis-Know-how für den Projekteinsatz: Lernen Sie Spring mit Hilfe der zahlreichen Codebeispiele aktiv kennen. - Im Internet: Der vollständige Quellcode für die Applikationen dieses Buches Das Spring-Framework gehört zum obligatorischen Grundwissen eines Java-Entwicklers. Spring 3 führt leistungsfähige neue Features wie die Spring Expression Language (SpEL), neue Annotationen für IoC-Container und den lang ersehnten Support für REST ein. Es gibt keinen besseren Weg, um sich Spring anzueignen, als dieses Buch - egal ob Sie Spring gerade erst entdecken oder sich mit den neuen 3.0-Features vertraut machen wollen. Craig Walls setzt in dieser gründlich überarbeiteten 2. Auflage den anschaulichen und praxisorientierten Stil der Vorauflage fort. Er bringt als Autor sein Geschick für treffende und unterhaltsame Beispiele ein, die das Augenmerk direkt auf die Features und Techniken richten, die Sie wirklich brauchen. Diese Auflage hebt die wichtigsten Aspekte von Spring 3.0 hervor: REST, Remote-Services, Messaging, Security, MVC, Web Flow und vieles mehr. Das finden Sie in diesem Buch: - Die Arbeit mit Annotationen, um die Konfiguration zu reduzieren - Die Arbeit mit REST-konformen Ressourcen - Spring Expression Language (SpEL) - Security, Web Flow usw. AUS DEM INHALT: Spring ins kalte Wasser, Verschalten von Beans, Die XML-Konfiguration in Spring minimalisieren, Aspektorientierung, Zugriff auf die Datenbank, Transaktionen verwalten, Webapplikationen mit Spring MVC erstellen, Die Arbeit mit Spring Web Flow, Spring absichern, Die Arbeit mit Remote-Diensten, Spring und REST, Messaging in Spring, Verwalten von Spring-Beans mit JMX

The Design of Everyday Things

Author: Norman Don
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 9783800648108
Release Date: 2016-01-11
Genre: Business & Economics

Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“

Photorealistic Rendering in Computer Graphics

Author: Pere Brunet
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642579639
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Computers

Photorealistic rendering strives to generate images from computer modeled scenes with an image quality as close to real life as possible. A major issue in rendering is simulation of local and global light reflection in a scene. Both ray tracing and radiosity algorithms capture only some of the possible light reflection phenomena. Recently developed two-pass algorithms combine the ray tracing and radiosity approaches and are able to capture the whole range of light reflection. This book is a collection of papers discussing the latest developments, including a new range of improvements, in stochastic sampling strategies, radiosity form factor calculation, and parallel processing for ray tracing and radiosity. A number of papers on rendering applications in interior design, lighting design, and remote sensing conclude the volume. The contributions are revised versions of papers originally presented at the Second Eurographics Workshop on Rendering, held in Barcelona, Spain, in May 1991. The book fully reflects the state of the art in rendering and presentsa wide variety of novel techniques. It will interest researchers and students in computer graphics, as well as designers who want to apply rendering techniques for realistic simulation in lighting design, interior design, and architecture.

Data mining

Author: Ian H. Witten
Publisher:
ISBN: 3446215336
Release Date: 2001
Genre:


Finite Elemente Methoden

Author: Klaus-Jurgen Bathe
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 354015602X
Release Date: 1989-12-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Aus den Besprechungen: "Mit der gelungenen Übersetzung wird dem deutschen Studenten, Dozenten und Ingenieur ein schon seit 1982 in den USA verbreitetes und bewährtes Standardwerk zugängig gemacht. Dieses Buch besticht zunächst dadurch, daß die Finite-Element-Methode in großer Breite abgehandelt wird. ... Dabei fehlt es nicht an Tiefe der Durchdringung und mathematischer Strenge. Didaktisch wird geschickt von jeweils einführenden Abschnitten und vielen Berechnungsbeispielen ausgegangen. ... Dieses hervorragende Lehrbuch und Nachschlagewerk dürfte auch den deutschen Fachleuten ein unentbehrlicher Begleiter werden." Schweissen & Schneiden#1 "... Im Anhang werden anhand des abgedruckten Programs STAP alle wesentlichen Aspekte, die die Implementierung der Verfahren betreffen, erörtert. Zahlreiche Zahlenbeispiele sorgen dafür, daß auch Leser mit nur geringen Vorkenntnissen den "roten Faden" nicht verlieren. Das Buch dokumentiert auf eindrucksvolle Weise den hohen Entwicklungsstandard der Methode der Finiten Elemente. Es ist ein sehr gutes Hilfsmittel für die Ausbildung von Studenten der Ingenieurwissenschaften in höheren Semestern. Darüber hinaus kann es aber auch allen interessierten Ingenieuren als Grundlagenwerk sehr empfohlen werden." Bautechnik#2

Practical Global Illumination with Irradiance Caching

Author: Jaroslav Krivanek
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
ISBN: 9781598296457
Release Date: 2009-07-08
Genre: Computers

Irradiance caching is a ray tracing-based technique for computing global illumination on diffuse surfaces. Specifically, it addresses the computation of indirect illumination bouncing off one diffuse object onto another. The sole purpose of irradiance caching is to make this computation reasonably fast. The main idea is to perform the indirect illumination sampling only at a selected set of locations in the scene, store the results in a cache, and reuse the cached value at other points through fast interpolation. This book is for anyone interested in making a production-ready implementation of irradiance caching that reliably renders artifact-free images. Since its invention 20 years ago, the irradiance caching algorithm has been successfully used to accelerate global illumination computation in the Radiance lighting simulation system. Its widespread use had to wait until computers became fast enough to consider global illumination in film production rendering. Since then, its use is ubiquitous. Virtually all commercial and open-source rendering software base the global illumination computation upon irradiance caching. Although elegant and powerful, the algorithm in its basic form often fails to produce artifact-free mages. Unfortunately, practical information on implementing the algorithm is scarce. The main objective of this book is to show the irradiance caching algorithm along with all the details and tricks upon which the success of its practical implementation is dependent. In addition, we discuss some extensions of the basic algorithm, such as a GPU implementation for interactive global illumination computation and temporal caching that exploits temporal coherence to suppress flickering in animations. Our goal is to show the material without being overly theoretical. However, the reader should have some basic understanding of rendering concepts, ray tracing in particular. Familiarity with global illumination is useful but not necessary to read this book. Table of Contents: Introduction to Ray Tracing and Global Illumination / Irradiance Caching Core / Practical Rendering with Irradiance Caching / Irradiance Caching in a Complete Global Illumination / Irradiance Caching on Graphics Hardware / Temporal Irradiance Caching