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Ray Tracing Gems

Author : Eric Haines
ISBN : 9781484244272
Genre : Computers
File Size : 22.94 MB
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This book is a must-have for anyone serious about rendering in real time. With the announcement of new ray tracing APIs and hardware to support them, developers can easily create real-time applications with ray tracing as a core component. As ray tracing on the GPU becomes faster, it will play a more central role in real-time rendering. Ray Tracing Gems provides key building blocks for developers of games, architectural applications, visualizations, and more. Experts in rendering share their knowledge by explaining everything from nitty-gritty techniques that will improve any ray tracer to mastery of the new capabilities of current and future hardware. What you'll learn: The latest ray tracing techniques for developing real-time applications in multiple domains Guidance, advice, and best practices for rendering applications with Microsoft DirectX Raytracing (DXR) How to implement high-performance graphics for interactive visualizations, games, simulations, and more Who this book is for: Developers who are looking to leverage the latest APIs and GPU technology for real-time rendering and ray tracing Students looking to learn about best practices in these areas Enthusiasts who want to understand and experiment with their new GPUs
Category: Computers

Advances In Visual Computing

Author : George Bebis
ISBN : 9783030337209
Genre : Computers
File Size : 47.70 MB
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Visual Computing, ISVC 2019, held in Lake Tahoe, NV, USA in October 2019. The 100 papers presented in this double volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 163 submissions. The papers are organized into the following topical sections: Deep Learning I; Computer Graphics I; Segmentation/Recognition; Video Analysis and Event Recognition; Visualization; ST: Computational Vision, AI and Mathematical methods for Biomedical and Biological Image Analysis; Biometrics; Virtual Reality I; Applications I; ST: Vision for Remote Sensing and Infrastructure Inspection; Computer Graphics II; Applications II; Deep Learning II; Virtual Reality II; Object Recognition/Detection/Categorization; and Poster.
Category: Computers

Ray Tracing A Tool For All

Author : Jon Peddie
ISBN : 9783030174903
Genre : Computers
File Size : 73.82 MB
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This is the first book to offer a comprehensive overview for anyone wanting to understand the benefits and opportunities of ray tracing, as well as some of the challenges, without having to learn how to program or be an optics scientist. It demystifies ray tracing and brings forward the need and benefit of using ray tracing throughout the development of a film, product, or building — from pitch to prototype to marketing. Ray Tracing and Rendering clarifies the difference between conventional faked rendering and physically correct, photo-realistic ray traced rendering, and explains how programmer’s time, and backend compositing time are saved while producing more accurate representations with 3D models that move. Often considered an esoteric subject the author takes ray tracing out of the confines of the programmer’s lair and shows how all levels of users from concept to construction and sales can benefit without being forced to be a practitioner. It treats both theoretical and practical aspects of the subject as well as giving insights into all the major ray tracing programs and how many of them came about. It will enrich the readers’ understanding of what a difference an accurate high-fidelity image can make to the viewer — our eyes are incredibly sensitive to flaws and distortions and we quickly disregard things that look phony or unreal. Such dismissal by a potential user or customer can spell disaster for a supplier, producer, or developer. If it looks real it will sell, even if it is a fantasy animation. Ray tracing is now within reach of every producer and marketeer, and at prices one can afford, and with production times that meet the demands of today’s fast world.
Category: Computers

Graphics Gems

Author : Andrew S. Glassner
ISBN : 9780080507538
Genre : Computers
File Size : 25.17 MB
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"The GRAPHICS GEMS Series" was started in 1990 by Andrew Glassner. The vision and purpose of the Series was - and still is - to provide tips, techniques, and algorithms for graphics programmers. All of the gems are written by programmers who work in the field and are motivated by a common desire to share interesting ideas and tools with their colleagues. Each volume provides a new set of innovative solutions to a variety of programming problems.
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High Performance Computing

Author : Juan Luis Crespo-Mariño
ISBN : 9783030410056
Genre : Computers
File Size : 33.27 MB
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th Latin American High Performance Computing Conference, CARLA 2019, held in Turrialba, Costa Rica, in September 2019. The 32 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected out of 62 submissions. The papers included in this book are organized according to the conference tracks - regular track on high performance computing: applications; algorithms and models; architectures and infrastructures; and special track on bioinspired processing (BIP): neural and evolutionary approaches; image and signal processing; biodiversity informatics and computational biology.
Category: Computers

Graphics Gems V Macintosh Version

Author : Alan W. Paeth
ISBN : 9781483296692
Genre : Computers
File Size : 85.75 MB
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Graphics Gems V is the newest volume in The Graphics Gems Series. It is intended to provide the graphics community with a set of practical tools for implementing new ideas and techniques, and to offer working solutions to real programming problems. These tools are written by a wide variety of graphics programmers from industry, academia, and research. The books in the series have become essential, time-saving tools for many programmers. Latest collection of graphics tips in The Graphics Gems Series written by the leading programmers in the field. Contains over 50 new gems displaying some of the most recent and innovative techniques in graphics programming. Includes gems covering ellipses, splines, Bezier curves, and ray tracing. Disk included containing source code from the gems available in both IBM and Macintosh versions.
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Graphics Gems Ii

Author : James Arvo
ISBN : 9780080507545
Genre : Computers
File Size : 74.34 MB
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Graphics Gems II is a collection of articles shared by a diverse group of people that reflect ideas and approaches in graphics programming which can benefit other computer graphics programmers. This volume presents techniques for doing well-known graphics operations faster or easier. The book contains chapters devoted to topics on two-dimensional and three-dimensional geometry and algorithms, image processing, frame buffer techniques, and ray tracing techniques. The radiosity approach, matrix techniques, and numerical and programming techniques are likewise discussed. Graphics artists and computer programmers will find the book invaluable.
Category: Computers

An Introduction To Ray Tracing

Author : Andrew S. Glassner
ISBN : 9780080499055
Genre : Computers
File Size : 22.39 MB
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The creation of ever more realistic 3-D images is central to the development of computer graphics. The ray tracing technique has become one of the most popular and powerful means by which photo-realistic images can now be created. The simplicity, elegance and ease of implementation makes ray tracing an essential part of understanding and exploiting state-of-the-art computer graphics. An Introduction to Ray Tracing develops from fundamental principles to advanced applications, providing "how-to" procedures as well as a detailed understanding of the scientific foundations of ray tracing. It is also richly illustrated with four-color and black-and-white plates. This is a book which will be welcomed by all concerned with modern computer graphics, image processing, and computer-aided design. Provides practical "how-to" information Contains high quality color plates of images created using ray tracing techniques Progresses from a basic understanding to the advanced science and application of ray tracing
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Graphics Gems Iii Ibm Version

Author : David Kirk
ISBN : 9780080507552
Genre : Computers
File Size : 62.76 MB
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This sequel to Graphics Gems (Academic Press, 1990), and Graphics Gems II (Academic Press, 1991) is a practical collection of computer graphics programming tools and techniques. Graphics Gems III contains a larger percentage of gems related to modeling and rendering, particularly lighting and shading. This new edition also covers image processing, numerical and programming techniques, modeling and transformations, 2D and 3D geometry and algorithms,ray tracing and radiosity, rendering, and more clever new tools and tricks for graphics programming. Volume III also includes a disk containing source codes for either the IBM or Mac versions featuring all code from Volumes I, II, and III. Author David Kirk lends his expertise to the Graphics Gems series in Volume III with his far-reaching knowledge of modeling and rendering, specifically focusing on the areas of lighting and shading. Volume III includes a disk containing source codes for both the IBM and Mac versions featuring all code from volumes I, II, and III. Graphics Gems I, II, and III are sourcebooks of ideas for graphics programmers. They also serve as toolboxes full of useful tricks and techniques for novice programmers and graphics experts alike. Each volume reflects the personality and particular interests of its respective editor. Includes a disk containing source codes for both the IBM and Mac versions featuring code from volumes I, II, and III Features all new graphics gems Explains techniques for making computer graphics implementations more efficient Emphasizes physically based modeling, rendering, radiosity, and ray tracing Presents techniques for making computer graphics implementations more efficient
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Gpu Computing Gems Emerald Edition

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ISBN : 0123849896
Genre : Computers
File Size : 59.65 MB
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GPU Computing Gems Emerald Edition offers practical techniques in parallel computing using graphics processing units (GPUs) to enhance scientific research. The first volume in Morgan Kaufmann's Applications of GPU Computing Series, this book offers the latest insights and research in computer vision, electronic design automation, and emerging data-intensive applications. It also covers life sciences, medical imaging, ray tracing and rendering, scientific simulation, signal and audio processing, statistical modeling, video and image processing. This book is intended to help those who are facing the challenge of programming systems to effectively use GPUs to achieve efficiency and performance goals. It offers developers a window into diverse application areas, and the opportunity to gain insights from others' algorithm work that they may apply to their own projects. Readers will learn from the leading researchers in parallel programming, who have gathered their solutions and experience in one volume under the guidance of expert area editors. Each chapter is written to be accessible to researchers from other domains, allowing knowledge to cross-pollinate across the GPU spectrum. Many examples leverage NVIDIA's CUDA parallel computing architecture, the most widely-adopted massively parallel programming solution. The insights and ideas as well as practical hands-on skills in the book can be immediately put to use. Computer programmers, software engineers, hardware engineers, and computer science students will find this volume a helpful resource. For useful source codes discussed throughout the book, the editors invite readers to the following website: ..." Covers the breadth of industry from scientific simulation and electronic design automation to audio / video processing, medical imaging, computer vision, and more Many examples leverage NVIDIA's CUDA parallel computing architecture, the most widely-adopted massively parallel programming solution Offers insights and ideas as well as practical "hands-on" skills you can immediately put to use
Category: Computers