News tagged with computer graphics

Beautiful brushstrokes drawn from data

(Phys.org) —A good painter uses simple strokes of a brush to bring texture, contrast and depth to a blank canvas. In comparison, computer programs can have difficulty reproducing the complex and varied ...

dateSep 26, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Supercomputer boosted with graphic processors

With "Piz Daint" the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is putting a new supercomputer system in operation that will provide the necessary compute performance and consume less power. This is made ...

dateSep 11, 2013 in Hardware
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Precomputing speeds up cloth imaging

(Phys.org) —Creating a computer graphic model of a uniform material like woven cloth or finished wood can be done by modeling a small volume, like one yarn crossing, and repeating it over and over, perhaps ...

dateSep 05, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Perfecting digital imaging (w/ Video)

Computer graphics and digital video lag behind reality; despite advances, the best software and video cameras still cannot seem to get computer-generated images and digital film to look exactly the way our ...

dateJul 23, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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