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An Efficient Soft Shadow Mapping for Area Lights in Various Shapes and Colors
Youngjae CHUN Kyoungsu OH
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2017/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Computer Graphics
soft shadow, area light, global illumination, real-time rendering, GPU acceleration,
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Shadow is an important effect that makes virtual 3D scenes more realistic. In this paper, we propose a fast and correct soft shadow generation method for area lights of various shapes and colors. To conduct efficient as well as accurate visibility tests, we exploit the complexity of shadow and area light color.