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All About Shadow Volumes presentation

Category: Developers • (3) Comments

Oct 20, 2009

Stenciled shadow volumes provide a GPU-accelerated basis for shadow determination. Learn from this SIGGRAPH 2004 presentation how OpenGL features such as stencil testing, wrapping stencil operations, two-sided stencil testing, and depth clamping (now a standard part of OpenGL 3.2) provide the API necessary to optimize shadow volume rendering in your 3D application.

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