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In the two last decades, diverse complexity measures, as for instance the mutual information, have been proposed to quantify the degree of structure, dependence, or correlation of a system [50, 73, 36]. Feldman and Crutchfield  proposed to call them measures of statistical complexity. Scene complexity has often been expressed as the number of patches into which a scene is subdivided. But, what do we really expect scene complexity to measure? 3. The difficulty in obtaining a precise illumination solution depends on the degree of dependence between all the surfaces, how the interaction between these surfaces changes in dependence when the system is subdivided, and the degree of unpredictability.
2). 25) 2 )dA and y(x, ω ) is the point visible from x in the direction ω . We where dωx = (cos θy /rxy y x x can now take cos θx /(πAT ) as probability density function ( S x cos θx /(π AT )dAx dωx = 1). Drawing samples according to this distribution means simply selecting first a random point in the scene upon the area and a direction upon the form factor distribution. Alternatively, we can directly use the density F (x, y)/AT , which is achieved by casting global lines. The result obtained is ISc 1 ≈ N N k=1 1 log(AT F (xk , yk (xk , ωxk )) = N N log k=1 AT cos θxk cos θyk .
4, this integral can be solved by Monte Carlo integration and the computation can be done efficiently by casting uniformly distributed global lines upon segments .