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Occlusion Culling

Occlusion culling is another name for hidden surface determination. In both cases, once the objects or parts of objects in a 3D environment that are completely obscured by other objects from the point of view of the user?s viewpoint are determined, they can be removed without problem from the rendering process.

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Related Dictionary Entries for Occlusion Culling:

Alpha Translucency

Alpha Transparency

Hidden Surface Determination

Hider Algorithm

Occlusion Culling

Visible Surface Determination




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A Closer Look At Parallax Occlusion Mapping
An in-depth Gamedev article, containing step by step coding advice for implementing parallax occlusion mapping to textures, such that the simulated heights can even self-occlude.


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