What is Ambient Occlusion?

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Which of the following is a characteristic of ambient occlusion?

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1. One scene contains ambient occlusion, the other does not. Which of the following is NOT a difference between them?

2. Which of the following is a reason to use ambient occlusion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What do you know about ambient occlusion and why it's used? Assess your knowledge of this technique and its characteristics by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools aid in checking your knowledge of:

  • A reason to use ambient occlusion
  • Difference between a scene with ambient occlusion and one without it
  • Why simulating realism is important for ambient occlusion
  • Characteristic of ambient occlusion

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as a scene with ambient occlusion and one without it
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how the brightness of a pixel is calculated
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on ambient occlusion

Additional Learning

To review more about this aspect of computer graphics, use the lesson named What is Ambient Occlusion?. Objectives you can cover include the following:

  • Review examples of ambient occlusion
  • Identify the reasons why ambient occlusion is used
  • Determine how ambient occlusion works
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