shadow buffer

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A shadow-testing acceleration scheme where each point light source is surrounded by a direction cube, which contains a list of the objects visible through each cell. The direction of an illumination ray is first looked up in the light buffer associated with that light source as a means of fast shadow testing.

Subjects: Computing.

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