Non-sampled anti-aliasing

Thomas Auzinger, Przemyslaw Musialski, Reinhold Preiner, Michael Wimmer

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In this paper we present a parallel method for high-quality edge anti-aliasing in rasterization. In contrast to traditional graphics hardware methods, which rely on massive oversampling to combat aliasing issues, we evaluate a closed-form solution of the associated prefilter convolution. This enables the use of a wide range of filter functions with arbitrary kernel sizes, as well as general shading methods such as texture mapping or complex illumination models. Due to the use of analytic solutions, our results are exact in the mathematical sense and provide objective ground-truth for other anti-aliasing methods and enable the rigorous comparison of different models and filters. An efficient implementation on general purpose graphics hardware is discussed and several comparisons to existing techniques and of various filter functions are given.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
Event18th International Workshop on Vision, Modeling and Visualization, VMV 2013 - Lugano, Switzerland
Duration: Sep 11 2013Sep 13 2013


Conference18th International Workshop on Vision, Modeling and Visualization, VMV 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Modeling and Simulation


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