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Á. AldaBeginner's Guide to Unity Shader Graphhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-9672-1_6

6. Distortion Shaders

Álvaro Alda1  
Guadalajara, Spain

Visual distortion refers to the modification, deformation, or manipulation of visual stimuli resulting in a deviation from their original or expected appearance. It involves a change or deformation in the characteristics, properties, or perception of an object, signal, or concept. In other words, the illusion of the deformation of what you are seeing.

A clear sample of a distortion is the refraction of the light that travels through different densities, like air and water, or through different crystal arrangements ...

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