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Issue No.06 - Nov.-Dec. (2013 vol.33)
pp: 48-57
Olivier Rouiller , Tech. Univ. of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Bernd Bickel , Disney Res. Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Jan Kautz , Univ. Coll. London, London, UK
Marc Alexa , Tech. Univ. of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
A new method fabricates custom surface reflectance and spatially varying bidirectional reflectance distribution functions (svBRDFs). Researchers optimize a microgeometry for a range of normal distribution functions and simulate the resulting surface's effective reflectance. Using the simulation's results, they reproduce an input svBRDF's appearance by distributing the microgeometry on the printed material's surface. This method lets people print svBRDFs on planar samples with current 3D printing technology, even with a limited set of printing materials. It extends naturally to printing svBRDFs on arbitrary shapes.
Three-dimensional displays, Printing, Fabrication, Computational modeling, Solid modeling, Printers, Face recognition,computer graphics, bidirectional reflectance distribution function, BRDF, spatially varying bidirectional reflectance distribution function, svBRDF, 3D printing, normal distribution function, NDF, microgeometry, surface reflectance
Olivier Rouiller, Bernd Bickel, Jan Kautz, Wojciech Matusik, Marc Alexa, "3D-Printing Spatially Varying BRDFs", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.33, no. 6, pp. 48-57, Nov.-Dec. 2013, doi:10.1109/MCG.2013.82
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