The third edition of Physically Based Rendering: From Theory to Implementation by Matt Pharr, Wenzel Jakob, and Greg Humphreys is hot off the press and should be available in stores mid-November. Elsevier and Amazon's stores have digital PDF & Kindle editions that are available as of now.
Chaos Group has released a new version of their V-Ray renderer, which for the first time includes a Stochastic Microflake reflectance model for rendering glitter and sparkle effects. Their algorithm is based on the paper Discrete Stochastic Microfacet Models by Wenzel Jakob, Miloš Hašan, Ling-Qi Yan, Jason Lawrence, Ravi Ramamoorthi, and Steve Marschner.
The course CS 328: Numerical Methods for Visual Computing is offered for the first time.
Call for presentations: please get in touch to present in the Fall 2016 edition of the Visual Computing Seminar.
EDIC Fellows Tizian Zeltner, Michalina Pacholska, and Andreas Finke join RGL for semester projects.
Wenzel Jakob receives the Eurographics Young Researcher Award.
Wenzel Jakob joins EPFL's School of Computer and Communication Sciences as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor.