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Issue No.01 - January/February (2006 vol.26)
pp: 76-87
Eric Haines , Autodesk
ABSTRACT
The past decade has seen major improvements?in both speed and quality?in the area of interactive rendering. The focus of this article is on the evolution of the consumer-level personal graphics processor, since this is now the standard platform for most researchers developing new algorithms in the field. Instead of a survey approach covering all topics, this article covers the basics and then provides a tour of some parts the field. The goals are a firm understanding of what newer graphics processors provide and a sense of how different algorithms are developed in response to these capabilities.
INDEX TERMS
graphics processors, GPU, interactive, real time, shading, texturing
CITATION
Eric Haines, "An Introductory Tour of Interactive Rendering", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.26, no. 1, pp. 76-87, January/February 2006, doi:10.1109/MCG.2006.9
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