University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering

Welcome to the Ray Tracing Visualization Tools Website. We hope you will find the resources here to be useful.

Brian Curless, Faculty Advisor [e-mail]
Craig Kaplan, Graduate Student Advisor [e-mail]
Jake Russell, Undergraduate Honors Student Author [e-mail]
Papers and Documentation

Russell, Jake, An Interactive Web-Based Ray Tracing Visialuzation Tool, [html] [doc] [pdf] Submitted as undergraduate honors program senior thesis requirement at the University of Washington Department of Computer Science, June 1999.
Browser Setup Instructions
Java Plug-in 1.2 and Java3D 1.1.1 - Windows Installation Instructions
RayTracing Visualization Tools
Checkerboard HTML Scene - a demonstration of SeeRay, SeeRendered, and GetRayConfig Applets - requires Plug-In and Java3D.
Items available for download:
  • raytrace.jar - Compiled RayTracing visualization tools (distribution pack containing all raytracing visualization Applets)
  • GetRayConfig.java source code distribution
  • RayConfigReceiver.java interface distribution
  • checkerboard.ray - a sample raytracing scene input file
  • Other Interactive Graphics Educational Aids Projects
    Brown University Computer Graphics Exploratory Applet Index
    Princeton University Computer Graphics Applets page
    DesignMentor Curves and Surfaces Educational Tool software distribution page, Michigan Technological University Geometric Computing Group
    Other Resources for Graphics Educators

    Computer Graphics Educator's Listserve informational page
    Computer Graphics Courseware Repository FTP site informational page

    University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering Graphics and Imaging Lab home page

    Comments to jaker@cs.washington.edu