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 reasonable three-D photographs is significant to the advance of special effects. The ray tracing method has develop into probably the most renowned and robust capability during which photo-realistic photographs can now be created. The simplicity, attractiveness and straightforwardness of implementation makes ray tracing a necessary a part of knowing and exploiting state of the art machine graphics.
An advent to Ray Tracing develops from primary rules to complex functions, supplying "how-to" strategies 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. this can be a e-book so as to be welcomed by means of all fascinated with smooth special effects, snapshot processing, and computer-aided design.

  • Provides functional "how-to" information
  • Contains prime quality colour plates of pictures created utilizing ray tracing techniques
  • Progresses from a uncomplicated knowing to the complex technology and alertness of ray tracing

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