[vtkusers] How implement other ligtning model in VTK

Robert Belleman robbel at science.uva.nl
Wed Jul 23 03:11:41 EDT 2003


Lighting and rendering is done by OpenGL, not by Vtk.
If you want to implement a new lighting model you would
have to do this in OpenGL. For details on the lighting
model used in OpenGL, see "the red book":

OpenGL Programming Guide, Mason Woo, Jackie Neider
and Tom Davis, Addison-Wesley.

-- Rob

Robert Leśnik wrote:

>I'm student and I have to implement Sakas lightning model for gaseous
>phenomena. Because I'm quite new in VTK, I want to ask few questions:
>- Which objects in VTK response for ray casting process? What is role every
>of them?
>- How the rendering process is done? (not generally, but in details)
>- Which object can I modify or inherit from in order to change the sampling
>method in ray casting process, or to change the lightning model?
>Thanks for help and excuse for my English
>rlesnik at hoga.pl

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