EARS: Efficiency-aware Russian Roulette and Splitting
Event Type
Technical Paper
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Research & Education
Presentation Types
In Person
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This session WILL NOT be recorded.
TimeTuesday, 9 August 202211:01am - 11:09am PDT
LocationEast Building, Ballroom A/B
DescriptionRussian roulette and splitting are widely used techniques to increase the efficiency of Monte Carlo estimators. Most existing approaches rely on simple heuristics based on albedo and roughness. We derive splitting factors that provably maximize efficiency, achieving up to four times the speed of the current state of the art.