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Interactive global illumination using implicit visibility

Dong, Z; Kautz, J; Theobalt, C; Seidel, HP; (2007) Interactive global illumination using implicit visibility. In: (pp. pp. 77-86).

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Rendering global illumination effects for dynamic scenes at interactive frame rates is a computationally challenging task. Much of the computation time needed is spent during visibility queries between individual scene elements, and it is almost illusive to update this information at real-time even for moderately complex scenes. In this paper, we propose a global illumination approach for dynamic scenes that runs at near-real-time frame rates on a single PC. Our method is inspired by the principles of hierarchical radiosity and tackles the visibility problem by implicitly evaluating mutual visibility while constructing a hierarchical link structure between scene elements. By means of the same efficient and easy-to-implementframework, we are able to reproduce a large variety of complex lighting effects for moderately sized scenes, such as intersections, environment map lighting as well as area light sources. © 2007 IEEE.

Type: Proceedings paper
Title: Interactive global illumination using implicit visibility
ISBN: 0769530095
DOI: 10.1109/PG.2007.38
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/154873
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