TitleGlobal Illumination
People Yu-Chi Lai   Chih-Yuan Yao  
Description

Global illumination is important for many applications such as animation, computer games, architecture, design and etc. However, the main issue in this field is the slow converging rate of algorithms. This research focus on improving the efficiency.

Main images
Papers
2013
Videos
PDF Detail
2011

S.-H. Chang, Yu-Chi Lai, Yuzhen Niu, Feng Liu, and K.-L. Hua, 

Real-time Realistic Voxel-based Rendering,  Pacific Graphics 2011, Short paper

 

2010

Yu-Chi Lai, Stephen Chenney, Feng Liu, Yuzhen Niu, and ShaoHua Fan. "Animation Rendering with Population Monte Carlo Image-plane Sampler." The Visual Computer. Vol. 26, Issue 6-8, 2010: 543-553. 

2008

Yu-Chi Lai, Feng Liu, Li Zhang, Charles Dyer "Efficient Schemes for Monte Carlo Markov Chain Algorithms in Global Illumination", Proc. 4th International Symposium on Visual Computing, 2008

2007

Yu-Chi Lai, Shaohua Fan, Stephen Chenney, Charles Dyer "Photorealistic Image Rendering with Population Monte Carlo Energy Redistribution", Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, 2007, pp. 287–296.

2006

Shaohua Fan, Stephen Chenney, Bo Hu, Kam-Wah Tsui, Yu-chi Lai. "Optimizing Control Variate Estimators for Rendering", Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 351-358, 2006.

2005

Shaohua Fan, Stephen Chenney and Yu-Chi Lai, "Metropolis Photon Sampling with Optional User Guidance" , Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, 2005, pp. 127-138.