Some very interesting papers are being released this year and I’m sure you are familiar with at least one of them already
Which one am i familiar with already? i couldnt see any…
Is storm_st still working on his Cycles project?
I just stumbled onto this bleeding edge pathtracing paper which introduces a new (and significantly improved) variant of metropolis light sampling. (gradient domain metropolis sampling).
Perhaps the improvement is worth it for storm_st to drop the old Veach algorithm and swap it for this one?
Storm is having trouble wrapping his head around the “simple” Veach thesis (as any sane person should). I’d say let him walk before he runs