“Decoupled ray-marching of heterogeneous participating media” by Kulla

  • ©Christopher Kulla

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    Decoupled ray-marching of heterogeneous participating media

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    We describe the integration of heterogeneous participating media into our production ray tracer. We specifically focus on the problem of computing the lighting without incurring a quadratic number of shader evaluations. The main difficulty in rendering volumes comes from the inability to analytically importance sample the transmission term: [EQUATION]

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