Papers by Justin Ritter

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Fast, Soft Reflections Using Radiance Caches

Apurva Shah, Justin Ritter, Chris King, Stefan Gronsky
May 2007

In Pixar's Ratatouille a lot of scenes take place inside the kitchen where reflective surfaces like counter tops, stoves, pots and pans abound. Furthermore, these surfaces were often burnished or covered with dents, scratches or other displacements, which meant that the reflections were soft and fuzzy. Physically accurate reflections are most ... more

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Available as Pixar Technical Memo #07-04