From Ohm


There are two opposing objectives in the area of computer graphics


Two examples from either side of computer graphics

We can’t get both at the same time:

The emphasis on one of those two objectives mainly determines the computer graphics techniques employed for a particular use case.

Visualization does not aim to achieve photo-realistic results, it is aiming at interactive exploration of 2D and 3D data by means of non-photorealistic computer graphics techniques, making the previously invisible visible.

So to speak, photo-realistic image synthesis, as another important part of computer graphics, is the opposite of visualization.

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