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drmz0counting
07-08-2012, 12:25 PM
Hello ,

Im a newbie learning opengl.

I wanted to know how many types of mapping exist in opengl. I mean...cube mapping, environment mapping...etc.

Is there a place where I can find the list?

thanks,
drmz

carsten neumann
07-09-2012, 02:19 PM
Are you asking about automatic texture coordinate generation (glTexGen (http://www.opengl.org/sdk/docs/man/xhtml/glTexGen.xml))?
These days you can calculate (more or less) whatever you want in shaders, so it's mostly limited by imagination ;)

If you are asking about something else, I'm afraid I don't understand the question. Can you provide more details on what you consider a "mapping"?

drmz0counting
07-10-2012, 02:05 AM
Hi Carsten,

Thanks for the reply.

I'm not sure if I'm asking about the automatic texture coordinate generation or not.

My question was I came across about these terms like ... "Cube Mapping, environmental mapping".

I wanted to know how many of these kinds of effects are there, if at all there are available as a list some where.

As far as I know I dont think cube map is done with automatic texture coordinate generation.

I hope Im clear now.

Thanks.

Indloon
07-10-2012, 09:10 AM
I wanted to know how many types of mapping exist in opengl. I mean...cube mapping, environment mapping...etc.



Texture mapping
Normal mapping
Bump mapping
Parallax mapping ( Offset mapping )
Parallax occlusion mapping ( Relief Mapping )
Dynamic Cube Environnement Mapping
Shadow mapping
Specular mapping
Tone mapping
Displacement mapping


Now I'm pretty sure You ask where do learn about these mapping types.

Well Google is Your friend ;)

V-man
07-10-2012, 06:24 PM
Here's some of them
http://www.opengl.org/wiki/Mathematics_of_glTexGen

drmz0counting
07-10-2012, 11:24 PM
Thanks Indloon and V-man.

Time for some home work to figure out what are these...

thanks again.