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by Chris Morris
Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:48 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: Intel vs Nvidia
Replies: 3
Views: 3283

Intel vs Nvidia

After building out nearly every whitepaper I can get my hands on, I don't see a clear winner CPU vs GPU looking forward. GPUs are generally faster right now in the simpler cases, but CPUs might scale better to complex scenes/materials looking 5 years ahead. So scrapping the CPU vs GPU argument, I ha...
by Chris Morris
Wed Feb 19, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: Eric Veach accepts Academy Award for his PhD thesis
Replies: 2
Views: 3544

Re: Eric Veach accepts Academy Award for his PhD thesis

Ah yes, the un-unified theory...

It is interesting though to hear Kristen Bell use the word "path tracing". Thanks for sharing!
by Chris Morris
Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:53 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: Hair intersection : approaches ?
Replies: 16
Views: 11169

Re: Hair intersection : approaches ?

Very hard thing to do without cheating (biased tricks). I'd think you would have to evaluate the hairs at the node procedurally from a set of constraints and control points, rather than intersecting some kind of primitive soup. When your ray hits a constraint node, find the nearest set of control po...
by Chris Morris
Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: ompf2
Topic: A New Home
Replies: 2
Views: 5789

Re: A New Home

-- edited: ompf2 (these boards) have become the permanent replacement for omfp.org
by Chris Morris
Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: ompf2
Topic: A New Home
Replies: 2
Views: 5789

A New Home

-- edited: ompf2 (these boards) have become the permanent replacement for omfp.org
by Chris Morris
Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:46 am
Forum: ompf2
Topic: Spam
Replies: 33
Views: 31456

Re: Spam

saving myself as well

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