Papers by Michael Rice

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Engine-eering a Procedural Pipeline with USD

Michael Rice, Joshua Jenny, Will Harrower
May 2023

Typical cache-based non-procedural methods can have downsides within a production studio. Modifications to pre-cached data can introduce an expensive feedback loop between departments (e.g. Layout pushing work back to FX). Proceduralism solves this by allowing artists themselves to make their own modifications, without need for a new cache delivery from ... more

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SIGGRAPH Talks 2023