Inverse Light Design for High-occlusion Environments

Anastasios Gkaravelis, Georgios Papaioannou, Konstantinos Kalampokis

Abstract

Lighting design is a demanding but very important task in computer cinematography, games and architectural design. Computer-assisted lighting design aims at providing the designers with tools to describe the desired outcome and derive a suitable lighting configuration to match their goal. In this paper, we present an automatic approach to the inverse light source emittance and positioning problem, based on a layered linear / non-linear optimization strategy and the introduction of a special light source indexing according to the compatibility of each individual luminary position with the desired illumination. Our approach is independent of a particular light transport model and can quickly converge to an appropriate and plausible light configuration that approximates the desired illumination and can handle environments with high occlusion.

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Gkaravelis A., Papaioannou G. and Kalampokis K. (2015). Inverse Light Design for High-occlusion Environments . In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-087-1, pages 26-34. DOI: 10.5220/0005291400260034


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@conference{grapp15,
author={Anastasios Gkaravelis and Georgios Papaioannou and Konstantinos Kalampokis},
title={Inverse Light Design for High-occlusion Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={26-34},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005291400260034},
isbn={978-989-758-087-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)
TI - Inverse Light Design for High-occlusion Environments
SN - 978-989-758-087-1
AU - Gkaravelis A.
AU - Papaioannou G.
AU - Kalampokis K.
PY - 2015
SP - 26
EP - 34
DO - 10.5220/0005291400260034