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05-22-2001, 09:46 AM
The subject says it all Where do i even begin what do i need to know.
Just a lot of questions?

Tim Stirling
05-22-2001, 10:33 AM
I would start at the light source! http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/smile.gif

Are you a maths and physics professor, if not I would search for some more maths and physics. Use google!?

ET3D
05-22-2001, 12:43 PM
I think it's a bit too frightening to start with math and physics. I did a google search of "ray tracing tutorial", and came up with http://www.geocities.com/jamisbuck/raytracing.html . This should provide some introduction to the subject.

Do some searches yourself, and I'm sure you'll find a lot of material on the subject.

05-22-2001, 03:37 PM
thank you.