CS 4451: Computer Graphics  Summer 2002


Syllabus

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Date Topic Assignments
May 14 Course Introduction, History, 
Rendering Hardware
Chapters 1 and 4
May 16 Lines, Circles, and Simple Antialiasing Polygons 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.17
May 21 OpenGL setup, program1, program2 3.5, 3.6, 3.8, 13.1.2
May 23 2-D Transforms 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
May 28 Windows, Viewports 5.4, 5.5
May 30 Line Clipping, other clipping 3.11, 3.12, 3.14
June 4  3D Math Review 5.6, 5.7, 5.8
Assignment 1 due
(Transforms)
June 6  Basic Modeling 11.1, 11.2
June 11 Projections, Projections in OpenGL Chapter 6
June 13 Visible Surface Determination 15.2, 15.4, 15.5, 15.6
June 18 Illumination 16.1, 16.2
Assignment 2 due
(Splines)
June 20 Midterm  
June 25 Smooth Shading 16.1, 16.2
June 27 Intersection Algorithms for Ray-tracing 15.10.1
July 2 Reflection and Refraction 15.10.2
July 4 SCHOOL HOLIDAY  
July 9 3D Clipping,
3D Clipping in Pipeline,
Bounding Volumes for Ray-Tracing,
Color
6.5.3
Assignment 3 due 
(Animation)
July 11 Visit to the lab
July 16 Special Topics: Visualization
July 18 Special Topics: Virtual Reality  
July 23 Special Topics: Modeling
Assignment 4 due 
(Ray Tracing)
July 25 Special Topics, Final Review
     
July 30 Final Exam: 2:50-5:40 pm  
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