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This ebook provides a superb review of the issues and suggestions to level-of-detail rendering. Few books within the special effects box are this good written.
A few issues to note:
- although there is lots of fabric on simplification of polygonal meshes, there does not appear to be a lot on quantity (tetrahedral) simplification. My impact is that quantity simplification is more or less furry, notwithstanding, and may require its personal textbook.
- if you want to do your personal point of element rendering, you'll turn out analyzing the papers spoke of within the e-book. so much of these papers can be found on-line (try google).
- The terrain bankruptcy is superb, or even bargains with real-world concerns (geospatial dossier codecs, terrain facts on the internet, what a geoid is, and so forth) as well as an summary of alternative techniques to terrain simplification.
If you are doing level-of-detail stuff, it really is essentially your accountability to shop for this publication. I merely want i would acquired it eariler.