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OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) is a graphics standard and API which is platform-independent and available for desktop, workstation and mobile devices. It is designed to provide hardware-accelerated re…
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Questions specific to raytracing (as opposed to scanline rendering), the 3D graphics technique of intersecting rays from the camera with objects in the scene.
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Questions about the conversion of a 2D or 3D model to a photorealistic or non-photorealistic image.
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Questions and problems dealing with three-dimensional space, including 3D meshes and other data structures, vector math, transformations, etc.
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For all questions related to shaders, i.e. the programmable part of the GPU pipeline. For language-specific shader questions, see also the [glsl] and [hlsl] tags.
GLSL is the OpenGL shading language. Use this tag for questions which are specifically about shaders written in this language. For generic shader questions use [shader] instead.
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For questions related to textures: procedural generation, encodings, aspect characterisation, filtering, mapping, storage...
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Transformations are mathematical operations that can be applied to an object to change its scale, position and orientation.
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For questions about the path tracing Monte Carlo algorithm for physically accurate global illumination, or its variants.
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The knowledge of the numbers, formulas, shapes and quantities. In the computer graphics, almost exclusively linear algebra is being used.
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General-purpose programming language used widely in game development and CPU-intensive tasks.
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Problems involving meshes and other geometry representations, and manipulating, transforming, or extracting information from them; algorithms for solving geometrical problems such as computing interse…
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Questions about the rigorous usage of instructions used to solve a specific computer graphics problem.
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Questions about a network of connected vertices, edges and faces to describe the shape of a specific 3D object.
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Questions related to the massively parallel computing units targeting effective computer graphics in modern machines.
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Questions about the visual perceptual property deriving from the spectrum of light, usually expressed numerically according to a color model.
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Questions about the conversions of a 3D model to a 2D model.
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For questions about the Vulkan graphics/compute API.
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WebGL extends the capability of the HTML canvas element to allow it to render accelerated 3D graphics in any compatible web browser.
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HLSL is the High-Level Shading Language, used to author shaders for use with Direct3D, and cross-compilable to SPIR-V. Use this tag for questions which are specifically about shaders written in this l…
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For questions related to the rasterization process, both in terms of GPU hardware and algorithms related to rasterization.
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