Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (2010)
Hangzhou, Zhejiang China
Sept. 25, 2010 to Sept. 27, 2010
When it comes to rendering models available as points, rather than meshes, splats are a common intermediate internal representation. In this paper we further the state of the art by ray tracing splats to produce expected effects such as reflections, refraction, and shadows. We render complex models at interactive frame rates allowing real time viewpoint, lighting, and material changes. Our system relies on efficient techniques of storing and traversing point models on Graphics Processing Units (GPUs).
Ray Tracing, Point Models, Graphics Processing Units, Interactive
P. Chaudhuri, R. Goradia, S. Chandran and S. Kashyap, "GPU-Based Ray Tracing of Splats," Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications(PACIFIC GRAPHICS), Hangzhou, Zhejiang China, 2010, pp. 101-108.