point sampling

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point sampling

Also called "nearest neighbor," it is the simplest form of texture mapping, which is often associated with low-end games and applications that do not demand much realism. An algorithm is used to map a screen pixel to the corresponding point on the texture map. The attributes (color, alpha, etc.) of the nearest texel are then directly applied to the screen pixel. The process is repeated for each pixel forming the object being textured. See texture map, bilinear interpolation, trilinear interpolation and MIP mapping.
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Nobody could be certain that his nearest neighbor or most intimate friend was not guilty of this imaginary crime.
He knew it would take them to the house of the Crooked Magician, whom he had never seen but who was their nearest neighbor.
The whole place might have been transplanted from some remote country village; yet there was something about it that made its nearest neighbor, the big lawn-encircled palace of a tobacco king, look exceedingly crude and showy and ill-bred by contrast.
Clausen was yelling his enthusiasm, at the top of his lungs, into the ear of his nearest neighbor.
I attribute this to the fact of the smallness of the beach, the enormous depth of surrounding water and the great distance at which Caprona lies from her nearest neighbor.
Johnson, their nearest neighbor and the one who supplied them with milk, proclaimed him a Klondike dog.
People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors.
Anne wondered who lived there; they would be her nearest neighbors and she hoped they would be nice.
Blind to the beauties of the expensive night-gown, he would have noticed her long upper lip, her obstinate chin, her sallow complexion, her eyes placed too close together--and would have turned his attention to her nearest neighbors.
Then those who dwelt in Bonacieux's unfortunate house, together with the nearest neighbors, heard loud cries, stamping of feet, clashing of swords, and breaking of furniture.
To obtain accurate peak flow prediction, the number of peak values in the past observed period should he as much as the nearest neighbor number.
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