Lecture 10: Ray Tracing (44)
Cheng-David

Why does uniform grids fail for this scene?

shariewang

While I don't think it results in a wrong image, it's considered a failure because it's very inefficient. If you're trying to find the intersection with a ray of a teapot in a stadium using a uniform grid, you're going to be iterating through lots of empty space where intersections don't occur.

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