[Sidefx-houdini-list] Perlin Simplex == Improved Perlin?

P. Alex Lim list at poh-yee.com
Mon Dec 8 10:10:24 EST 2008


Hi Mark,

Ah! Thanks for the tip on this one. :) One little piece of info I was  
able to find online was that Simplex is faster in higher dimension, I  
guess that make sense now from what you just said.

Thanks again!
Alex


Quoting Mark Alexander:

> Hi Alex,
>
> Simplex noise is a faster version of Improved Perlin noise that uses
> tetrahedrons instead of cubes for the noise control points. Because it
> has fewer control points to interpolate for a single output point, it's
> somewhat faster than Improved Perlin. It is similar in quality, though.
>
> Cheers,
> M.
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