Papers by John Halstead


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Stochastic Simplification of Aggregate Detail

Robert L. Cook, John Halstead, Maxwell Planck, David Ryu
May 2007

Many renderers perform poorly on scenes that contain a lot of detailed geometry. The load on the renderer can be alleviated by simplification techniques, which create less expensive representations of geometry that is small on the screen. Current simplification techniques for high-quality surface-based rendering tend to work best with element ... more

Additional materials: [SiggraphSlides.pdf], [WithAndWithoutSimplification.mov]

Available in the Proceedings of Siggraph 2007.

Available as Pixar Technical Memo #06-05a

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