A FLEXIBLE REAL-TIME FRAMEWORK FOR PRE-CALCULATED GLOBAL ILLUMINATION SOLUTIONS

Markus Lipp, Stefan Maierhofer, Robert F. Tobler

Abstract

A framework for real-time application of view-independent pre-calculated global-illumination solutions, retaining the ability to adjust the intensity of light-sources after pre-calculation, is described. High dynamic range scenes are fully supported. The framework is highly flexible both in terms of light-source numbers and target hardware: both high-end graphics-cards and older models are supported. Furthermore it is orthogonal to the global-illumination solution method and the chosen tonemapping operator, and therefore easy to implement into existing applications. Implementation details to both minimize memory footprint and maximize performance and flexibility are given. The performance of this framework has been evaluated in the context of an existing CAD application.

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Lipp M., Maierhofer S. and F. Tobler R. (2006). A FLEXIBLE REAL-TIME FRAMEWORK FOR PRE-CALCULATED GLOBAL ILLUMINATION SOLUTIONS . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, ISBN 972-8865-39-2, pages 335-341. DOI: 10.5220/0001358303350341


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp06,
author={Markus Lipp and Stefan Maierhofer and Robert F. Tobler},
title={A FLEXIBLE REAL-TIME FRAMEWORK FOR PRE-CALCULATED GLOBAL ILLUMINATION SOLUTIONS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP,},
year={2006},
pages={335-341},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001358303350341},
isbn={972-8865-39-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP,
TI - A FLEXIBLE REAL-TIME FRAMEWORK FOR PRE-CALCULATED GLOBAL ILLUMINATION SOLUTIONS
SN - 972-8865-39-2
AU - Lipp M.
AU - Maierhofer S.
AU - F. Tobler R.
PY - 2006
SP - 335
EP - 341
DO - 10.5220/0001358303350341