Visual Texture, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1447149025
  • ISBN-13: 9781447149026
  • DDC: 006.42
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 284 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book surveys the state of the art in multidimensional, physically-correct visual texture modeling. Features: reviews the entire process of texture synthesis, including material appearance representation, measurement, analysis, compression, modeling, editing, visualization, and perceptual evaluation; explains the derivation of the most common representations of visual texture, discussing their properties, advantages, and limitations; describes a range of techniques for the measurement of visual texture, including BRDF, SVBRDF, BTF and BSSRDF; investigates the visualization of textural information, from texture mapping and mip-mapping to illumination- and view-dependent data interpolation; examines techniques for perceptual validation and analysis, covering both standard pixel-wise similarity measures and also methods of visual psychophysics; reviews the applications of visual textures, from visual scene analysis in medical applications, to high-quality visualizations in the automotive industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Abbreviations.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
1: Motivation.
2: Representation.
3: Texture Acquisition.
4: Static Multispectral Textures.
5: Dynamic Textures.
6: Spatially Varying Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions.
7: Bidirectional Texture Functions.
8: Visualization.
9: Perceptual Validation and Analysis.
10: Applications.
11: Conclusions and Open Problems.