Lifan Wu

Lifan Wu is a research scientist at NVIDIA. His research focuses on efficient algorithms and systems for physically based differential light transport and inverse rendering. Before joining NVIDIA, Lifan received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in 2020.
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Posts by Lifan Wu

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Differentiable Slang: Example Applications

Differentiable Slang easily integrates with existing codebases—from Python, PyTorch, and CUDA to HLSL—to aid multiple computer graphics tasks and enable... 6 MIN READ
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Differentiable Slang: A Shading Language for Renderers That Learn

NVIDIA just released a SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 research paper, SLANG.D: Fast, Modular and Differentiable Shader Programming. The paper shows how a single language... 12 MIN READ