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Useful Links About Raytracing

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Useful Links About Raytracing

Post Mon Nov 10, 2008 12:08 pm

SPECIAL EFFECTS

Shaders Theory and examples:
http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_education ... cation.htm

Fresnel effect:
http://www.hash.com/am2004/Rendering/Fr ... 20Term.htm
http://www.3drender.com/glossary/fresneleffect.htm

Caustics:
http://graphics.ucsd.edu/~henrik/images/caustics.html
http://3drender.com/light/caustics.html

Refraction:
http://www.ps.missouri.edu/rickspage/re ... ction.html
http://www.robinwood.com/Catalog/Techni ... xList.html

Total Internal Reflection:
http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/p ... 14l3b.html

Absorption:
http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/p ... 12l2c.html

Dispersion:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dispersion_(optics)
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hb ... rsion.html

Translucency and Sub-Surface Scattering
http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_education ... ucency.htm

Anisotropic effects and metal reflection:
http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_education ... lights.htm
http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_education ... so_ref.htm
http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_education ... d_refs.htm



LIGHTING

Books
http://www.3drender.com/light/index.html
http://www.andrew-whitehurst.net/graduates.html

Complete lighting overview:
http://www.itchy-animation.co.uk/light.htm

3P lighting:
http://vimeo.com/468333
http://www.3drender.com/light/3point.html
http://www.myholler.com/147online/handouts/lighting.pdf

Daylight:
http://www.the123d.com/tutorial/c4d/daylight.shtml
http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?t=154128



GLOBAL ILLUMINATION

Global Illumination:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_illumination

Ambient Oclussion:
http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_education ... lusion.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambient_occlusion



PHOTON MAPPING & RAYTRACING DEVELOPMENT


Raytracing news:
http://tog.acm.org/resources/RTNews/html/index.html

Photon Map Overview:
http://www.ypoart.com/tutorials/Photon-Overview.htm

Henrik Wann Jensen's homepage:
http://graphics.ucsd.edu/~henrik/

Jensen's papers about Photon mapping & other tech papers:
http://csnet.otago.ac.nz/cosc455/cg95.pdf
http://graphics.ucsd.edu/~henrik/papers/ewr7/egwr96.pdf
http://web.cs.wpi.edu/~emmanuel/courses ... pping.html

Global Illumination Compendium
http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~phil/GI/

Physically Based Rendering:
http://www.pbrt.org/

Pixar papers:
http://graphics.pixar.com/library/


HDRI

HDRI overview & links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_dynamic_range_imaging

HDRI viewer (version 1 is free)
http://www.hdrshop.com/

OpenEXR
http://www.openexr.com/

Koshigaya OpenEXR Viewer 1.0
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=384590
Last edited by Samo on Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:43 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Post Thu Nov 13, 2008 12:22 pm

Great collection! Thanks a lot!
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