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Title

The Mathematica Programmer: Ray Tracing and Graphics Extensions
Author

Roman Maeder
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Department: Kernel Technology
Journal / Anthology

The Mathematica Journal
Year: 1994
Volume: 4
Issue: 3
Page range: 48-55
Description

We present a special data type for surfaces in space that maintains important connectivity data and surface normals. The new data type is especially suited to preparing ray-tracing input from Mathematica graphics. We also present conversion utilities for two popular ray-tracing programs.
Subjects

*Arts and Humanities > Visual Art
*Mathematica Technology > Programming > 3D Graphics
URL

http://www.mathematica-journal.com/issue/v4i3/