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Here are some examples sceens for use in raytracer in the .scn format. Ther first is a set of scenes which use only sphere’s: https://www.cs.unc.edu/Courses/comp575-f10/assignments/raytrace2/SphereExamples.zip These should, for the most part, match the examples in the XML format. Next, there … Continue reading
Due: Oct 18 File Format You can use either the format provided last time or the alternate format (described here). You may have to modify the format, especially if you use the original XML one. Requirements A basic Ray Tracer … Continue reading
Programming assignment 2, Ray Tracing 1, is now online. You can find it here.
How do I compute the luminance of an RGB pixel? For projects in this class, you can safely use: Luminance = Y = .30*R + .59*G + .11*B There are a couple different formulations from varying standards such as: Y … Continue reading
The sylabus now uploaded. See link in menu bar.
I’ve created the basic web page, and added a poster advertising the course. The syllabus will be up soon.