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New Model Developed To Simulate Cloth On A Computer With Unprecedented Accuracy
2013-08-12 16:02:59

UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a new model to simulate with unprecedented accuracy on the computer the way cloth and light interact. The new model can be used in animated movies and in video games to make cloth look more realistic. Existing models are either too simplistic and produce unrealistic results; or too complex and costly for practical use. Researchers presented their findings at the SIGGRAPH 2013...

Working Alone Won't Help You Achieve Good Grades
2013-02-01 10:24:27

Students who work together and interact online are more likely to be successful in their college classes

Pavements Created To Fight Climate Change May Increase Energy Consumption For Surrounding Buildings
2012-11-08 17:19:35

A push to replace old, heat-trapping paving materials with new, cooler materials could actually lead to higher electricity bills for surrounding buildings, engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have found.


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