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18 Aug 2022 15:47:29 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Speeding up media  
From: Ash Holsenback
Date: 14 Feb 2021 14:33:04
Message: <60297af0$1@news.povray.org>
On 2/14/21 12:32 PM, Alain Martel wrote:
> Le 2021-02-14 à 11:02, Ash Holsenback a écrit :
>> another question: are variance, confidence and ratio valid in method 
>> 3... given current narrative i'd say yes to the first two and no on 
>> the last
>> made some progress... here's what i have so far
>> http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Sampling_Parameters_%26_Methods
> The confidense and ratio are to adjust the samples numbers between the 
> various intervals and are not used.
> As for variance, it also seems to be method 1 and 2 specific. It don't 
> seems to have any effect when using method 3.

are you sure about that... given that the narrative after Sampling 
Method 3: uses the term variance, then later on in the narrative in 
Sampling method 1: last paragraph ( above the note ) links variance and 
confidence together... did i make a bad leap? the role of ratio is a 
couple of paragraphs up... please expand on this a bit ;-)

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