To better solve the radiative transfer equations in specific situations, people have used hybrid radiative transfer models that combine the computational power of more than one of the radiative transfer methods introduced above. For example, Zhai et al. (2008a,b) reported a hybrid matrix operator-Monte Carlo (HMOMC) method that is optimized for simulations of the light field under dynamic ocean surfaces. Ota et al. (2010) reported a hybrid matrix formulation that uses both the discrete ordinate and matrix operator methods. In this article, we will only introduce the HMOMC method.
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