# Ray Tracing (Ray Tracing)

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## Description

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.

## Parameters

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## Table of Algorithms

Name | Year | Time | Space | Approximation Factor | Model | Reference |
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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 |