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Definition of the noun Microfacet

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  1. [computer graphics] A tiny facet of the surface of an object being rendered, used in approximating reflections, etc.

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Google previewAdvances in Visual Computing (2016)

12th International Symposium, ISVC 2016, Las Vegas, NV, USA, December 12-14, 2016, Proceedings by George Bebis, Richard Boyle, Bahram Parvin, Darko Koracin, Fatih Porikli, Sandra Skaff, Alireza Entezari, Jianyuan Min, Daisuke Iwai, Amela Sadagic, Carlos Scheidegger, Tobias Isenberg

This describes the proportion of light that remains after some of the microfacets have blocked light reaching the surface or the light reflected, assuming each microfacet is a V shaped groove. By describing the microfacets this way, three ...

Google previewShaders for Game Programmers and Artists (2004)

by Sebastien St-Laurent

Consider a specific point on a surface; you can assume that this particular microfacet is a planar area with a position in space and a constant surface normal. Because of this, the lighting that affects this particular point is defined by a simple ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Computer Graphics Technology and Applications (2012)

by Roy Latham

McDonnell McGraw MDE mega megaflops memoire metaball Metafile metamer metameric metastable metastablization MFLOPS MHEG MHZ Mhz microcode microcoded microfacet microfacets MicroSoft Microsystems microVAX millilambert ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality (2012)

by Roy Latham

microfacet n : A surface facet on the scale of the roughness of a surface assumed for theoretical purposes. Various models of surface ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Computer Science (2016)

by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr

states Fresnel factor A factor that describes how light is reflected from each smooth microfacet within a rough surface, as a function of incidence angle and wavelength. This is used in the *Cook– Torrance model. friction drive See PLATTEN.

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Microfacet Meaning

Video shows what microfacet means. A tiny facet of the surface of an object being rendered, used in approximating reflections, etc.. Microfacet Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of M3I1C3R1O1F4A1C3E1T1

The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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