ray tracing : Java Glossary


ray tracing
When you see those glossy computer generated 3D images with lots of shiny reflective surfaces, they were generated mathematically by tracing the path each photon might take bouncing around the scene. See free ray tracing package from Pov-Ray (Persistence Of Vision Ray). Pov-Ray package blew me away. It is hard to believe a package this extensive could possibly be free.

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