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Optical Engineering

Anti-aliasing for infrared scene generation using programmable graphics and the NVIDIA Cg toolkit
Author(s): Timothy G. Sills
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Paper Abstract

Advancement in the field of computer graphics has been occurring at an unprecedented pace. It is now possible to generate near-cinematic-quality effects in real time, largely thanks to the programmability of modern graphical processing units (GPUs). However, the spatial fidelity of synthetic imagery relies on anti-aliasing techniques that have not been advanced to the same extent. Custom anti-aliasing techniques are thus required for the generation of synthetic imagery containing high spatial frequencies. In this paper modification of an existing custom anti-aliasing technique to employ the power of modern GPUs is described and applied to infrared scene generation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 45(6) 066401 doi: 10.1117/1.2212847
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 45, Issue 6
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Timothy G. Sills, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia)


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