programmable shading


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programmable shading

The ability for users to create their own shading algorithms using a high-level script. Programmable shading can be done in software or in hardware (in the chips on the graphics card). See flat shading.
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Powered by the new Nvidia Turing GPU architecture and the revolutionary Nvidia RTX platform, the new graphics cards bring together real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading. This is not only a whole new way to experience games-this is the ultimate PC gaming experience.
It covers various topics including representing real numbers, vectors and points, linear transformations and matrices, affine transformations, orientation representation, interpolation, viewing and projection, geometry and programmable shading, lighting, rasterization, random numbers, intersection testing, and rigid-body dynamics.
-- NVIDIA's advanced programmable shading technology to enable custom special effects and real-time custom animations.

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