ShaderX2: Shader Programming Tips and Tricks with DirectX by Wolfgang Engel

By Wolfgang Engel

Textual content specializes in a big selection of shader programming subject matters; together with terrain geomorphing, textile animation utilizing vertex texturing, hemisphere lights, water simulations, fog results, and utilizing results buffers. better half CD-ROM comprises examples and resource code mentioned within the textual content. Softcover. DLC: machine video games programming.

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Interactive Computer Graphics: A Top-Down Approach with by Edward Angel

By Edward Angel

This booklet is acceptable for undergraduate scholars in machine technology and engineering, for college kids in different disciplines who've stable programming abilities, and for execs. machine animation and graphics–once infrequent, advanced, and relatively expensive–are now established in daily life from the pc display to the motion picture monitor. Interactive special effects: A Top-Down method with Shader-Based OpenGL®, 6e, is the one creation to special effects textual content for undergraduates that totally integrates OpenGL 3.1 and emphasizes application-based programming. utilizing C and C++, the top-down, programming-oriented procedure permits assurance of attractive 3D fabric early within the textual content so readers instantly start to create their very own 3D snap shots. Low-level algorithms (for issues akin to line drawing and filling polygons) are awarded after readers discover ways to create images.

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Active Contours: The Application of Techniques from by Andrew Blake

By Andrew Blake

Active Contours bargains with the research of relocating photographs - a subject matter of starting to be value in the special effects undefined. particularly it's fascinated about knowing, specifying and studying earlier types of various energy and using them to dynamic contours. Its goal is to strengthen and examine those modelling instruments extensive and inside a constant framework.

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Anton's OpenGL 4 Tutorials by Anton Gerdelan

By Anton Gerdelan

This publication is a realistic consultant to beginning 3d programming with OpenGL, utilizing the newest model. it's going to go well with somebody studying 3d programming that wishes a realistic advisor with a few aid for universal difficulties. the fabric is frequently utilized in this manner via collage classes and hobbyists. This booklet is a suite of worked-through examples of universal real-time rendering recommendations as utilized in games or pupil tasks. There also are a few chapters or brief articles for tips and tips - not-so-obvious strategies which can upload loads of price to tasks or enable you to locate difficulties. the assumption is to be whatever like a lab guide - to get you going and over the trickier and extra complicated hurdles offered by way of the API.

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Complexity-Aware High Efficiency Video Coding by Guilherme Corrêa, Pedro Assunção, Luciano Agostini, Luis A.

By Guilherme Corrêa, Pedro Assunção, Luciano Agostini, Luis A. da Silva Cruz

This booklet discusses computational complexity of excessive potency Video Coding (HEVC) encoders with insurance extending from the research of HEVC compression potency and computational complexity to the relief and scaling of its encoding complexity. After an advent to the subject and a evaluation of the cutting-edge learn within the box, the authors offer an in depth research of the HEVC encoding instruments compression potency and computational complexity. Readers will reap the benefits of a suite of algorithms for scaling the computational complexity of HEVC encoders, all of which make the most from the flexibleness of the body partitioning buildings allowed by way of the traditional. The authors additionally offer a suite of early termination equipment according to facts mining and laptop studying recommendations, that are in a position to decrease the computational complexity required to discover the easiest body partitioning buildings. The applicability of the proposed equipment is ultimately exemplified with an encoding time regulate method that employs the simplest complexity relief and scaling equipment awarded during the ebook. The equipment provided during this e-book are specifically priceless in power-constrained, moveable multimedia units to minimize power intake and to increase battery lifestyles. they could even be utilized to moveable and non-portable multimedia units working in genuine time with restricted computational resources.

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Riemannian Computing in Computer Vision by Pavan K. Turaga

By Pavan K. Turaga

This publication provides a finished treatise on Riemannian geometric computations and similar statistical inferences in different desktop imaginative and prescient difficulties. This edited quantity comprises bankruptcy contributions from major figures within the box of laptop imaginative and prescient who're making use of Riemannian geometric methods in difficulties corresponding to face acceptance, task attractiveness, item detection, biomedical picture research, and structure-from-motion. the various mathematical entities that necessitate a geometrical research contain rotation matrices (e.g. in modeling digital camera motion), stick figures (e.g. for job recognition), subspace comparisons (e.g. in face recognition), symmetric positive-definite matrices (e.g. in diffusion tensor imaging), and function-spaces (e.g. in learning shapes of closed contours).

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High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC): Algorithms and by Vivienne Sze

By Vivienne Sze

This booklet presents builders, engineers, researchers and scholars with special wisdom in regards to the excessive potency Video Coding (HEVC) ordinary. HEVC is the successor to the commonly winning H.264/AVC video compression typical, and it offers round two times as a lot compression as H.264/AVC for a similar point of caliber. The purposes for HEVC won't simply conceal the distance of the well known present makes use of and functions of electronic video – they'll additionally contain the deployment of recent prone and the supply of improved video caliber, resembling ultra-high-definition tv (UHDTV) and video with larger dynamic diversity, wider variety of representable colour, and bigger illustration precision than what's regularly chanced on at the present time. HEVC is the subsequent significant iteration of video coding layout – a versatile, trustworthy and strong answer that may help the subsequent decade of video functions and straightforwardness the weight of video on world-wide community site visitors. This e-book offers a close clarification of a number of the components of the normal, perception into the way it was once built, and in-depth dialogue of algorithms and architectures for its implementation.

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The Desktop Fractal Design Handbook by Michael F. Barnsley

By Michael F. Barnsley

The laptop Fractal layout instruction manual is a four-chapter introductory textual content to fractal geometry. The underlying algorithms are derived from arithmetic, that's mirrored within the pictures they produce.

Chapter 1 offers an outline of the goods of the machine fractal layout method. bankruptcy 2 describes the set up and operation of and working process of the layout method, besides its upkeep. bankruptcy three outlines using the laptop fractal layout method, particularly on sizzling to layout fractals at the fractal layout monitor, maps, work, and support monitors. bankruptcy four specializes in the various useful purposes of fractals.

This booklet can be of worth to mathematicians, engineers, photograph artists, academics, and scholars.

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The AP Professional graphics CD-ROM by AP Professional

By AP Professional

This CD-ROM serves as a reference resource for programmers, builders, researchers and scholars in special effects through together with digital models for AP specialist titles, together with the 1st 3 volumes of "Graphics gemstones Series". The CD-ROM is a referencing software and may run on Macintosh, home windows and UNIX machines. clients can seek via observe, writer identify, and contributor identify, in numerous destinations. The CD-ROM also will have all the code for the books incorporated. Key gains comprise: key note seek through icon, desk of contents, contributor checklist and index; a dossier with simple working directions and a aid dossier for tips; and an inventory of references for different books which might be came upon through clicking on keyword phrases in the index.

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