Papers by Kenneth E. Torrance

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A Reflectance Model for Computer Graphics

Robert L. Cook, Kenneth E. Torrance
January 1982

A new reflectance model for rendering computer sythesized images is presented. The model accounts for the relative brightness of different materials and light sources in the same scene. It describes the directional distribution of the reflected light and a color shift that occurs as ... more

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Published in Transactions on Graphics, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1982.