POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.advanced-users : Speeding up media : Re: Speeding up media Server Time
3 Jul 2022 20:04:16 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Speeding up media  
From: Ash Holsenback
Date: 14 Feb 2021 14:38:42
Message: <60297c42@news.povray.org>
On 2/14/21 2:33 PM, Ash Holsenback wrote:
> 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 ;-)

one more thing... would it be accurate to say that most if not all those 
media related keywords work for all three methods, however some of their 
roles have changed.


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