Ray Tracing (Ray Tracing)

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Ray tracing is an image rendering technique in which rays are cast from the viewpoint and followed as they reflect off of objects in the scene.


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Table of Algorithms

Name Year Time Space Approximation Factor Model Reference
Dürer rendering algorithm 1956 $O(n^{2})$ Deterministic
Appel's algorithm 1968 $O(n^{2})$ Deterministic Time
Whitted's algorithm 1979 $O(n^{2})$ Deterministic Time
J.-C. Nebel 1998 $O(n^{2})$ Parallel Time
A. Chalmers; T. Davis; and E. Reinhard 2002 $O(n^{2})$ Parallel