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V . ! 2 ð49Þ E v ¼ M v À b þ lC v ; where l is a scalar and the matrix C is diagonal with ð1 2 2 3 3Þ on the diagonal. The matrix C is designed to dampen the effects of higher order harmonics and is motivated by the observation that the average power of spherical harmonic coefficients for natural lighting environments decreases with increasing harmonic order . 26 H. FARID For the full lighting model when 3D surface normals are available (Equation 49), the matrix C has ð1 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3Þ on the diagonal.
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2p Y1; À1 N xp 3 ! ! 1 p Y2; 2 N x1 C0 4 1 C ! ! C l0; 0 p C l C ... Y2; 2 N x2 CB 1; À1 C CB 4 @ ⋮ A C C ⋮ ! ! C l2; 2 p ... Y2; 2 N xp A 4 ð42Þ ... 0 ! 1 C C B I x 2 C; ¼B C B @ ⋮ A ! I xp ! M v ¼ b; ! where M is the matrix containing the sampled spherical harmonics, v is the vector of ! unknown lighting environment coefficients, and b is the vector of intensities at p points. The least-squares solution to this system is ! À ÁÀ1 v ¼ MT M MT b : ! ð43Þ This solution requires 3D surface normals from at least nine points on the surface of an object.