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Image space occlusion culling and occluder clipping

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I am trying to use this library ISOCE to help my scene culling. So i generated my occluder (just one quad for test) and everything culls correct if whole occlusion quad is in view:


but getting incorrect results if it crosses screen boundaries:


There is mention about that in librarys documentation:

The occluder Data contains the Quads that represent the virtual occluders.
The quads expected must:

        Be in Screen Space:

The x and y coordinates should be between 0 and BufferSizeX - 1. If the Occlusion Buffer is downsampled, then you should scale the points too.

        Have a Correct Depth Value:
        The depth should be a value between 0 and 1 (inclusive). If Occluder Boxes lay behind the near plane, clip the quads manually.

Since i am not math wizard i have tried and found some article with source about polygon clipping which might suit my need.



Now i can obtain clipped vertices but don't know how to obtain depth data for those since i need that also? Please, any help?

Thank you for your time.

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Found some C# demo (with code) in their download package which does the job. I needed to clip polygons in "world space" against frustum planes and then transform to "screen space".



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