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Zitiere als: Dammertz, Holger (2011): Acceleration methods for ray tracing based global illumination. Open Access Repositorium der Universität Ulm. Dissertation. http://dx.doi.org/10.18725/OPARU-3908

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AutorDammertz, Holgerdc.contributor.author
In OPARU verfügbar seit2016-03-15T11:04:24Zdc.date.available
Jahr der Erstellung2011dc.date.created
ZusammenfassungThe generation of photorealistic images is one of the major topics in computer graphics. By using the principles of physical light propagation, images that are indistinguishable from real photographs can be generated. This computation, however, is a very time-consuming task. When simulating the real behavior of light, individual images can take hours to be of sufficient quality. For this reason movie production has relied on artist driven methods to generate life-like images. Only recently there has been a convergence of techniques from physically based simulation and movie production that allowed the use of these techniques in a production environment. In this thesis we advocate this convergence and develop novel algorithms to solve the problems of computing high quality photo-realistic images for complex scenes. We investigate and extend the algorithms that are used to generate such images on a computer and we contribute novel techniques that allow to perform the necessary ray-tracing based computations faster. We consider the whole image generation pipeline starting with the low level fundamentals of fast ray tracing on modern computer architectures up to algorithmic improvements on the highest level of full photo-realistic image generation systems. In particular, we develop a novel multi-branching acceleration structure for high performance ray tracing and extend the underlying data structures by software caching to further accelerate the result. We also provide a detailed analysis on the factors that influence ray tracing speed and derive strategies for significant improvements. These create the foundations for the development of a production quality global illumination rendering system. We present the system and develop several techniques that make it usable for realistic applications.dc.description.abstract
Verbreitende StelleUniversität Ulmdc.publisher
LizenzCC BY-NC-ND 3.0 Deutschlanddc.rights
Link zum Lizenztexthttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/de/dc.rights.uri
SchlagwortGlobal illuminationdc.subject
SchlagwortLight transportdc.subject
DDC-SachgruppeDDC 004 / Data processing & computer sciencedc.subject.ddc
LCSHComputer graphicsdc.subject.lcsh
LCSHRay tracing algorithmsdc.subject.lcsh
TitelAcceleration methods for ray tracing based global illuminationdc.title
GNDGlobale Beleuchtungdc.subject.gnd
GNDRay tracingdc.subject.gnd
FakultätFakultät für Ingenieurwissenschaften und Informatikuulm.affiliationGeneral
Datum der Freischaltung2011-06-30T08:39:42Zuulm.freischaltungVTS
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