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Schedule

CS 180 - Computer Graphics (Fall 2012)


Tentative Schedule: This schedule is relatively fluid and will change as the quarter progresses.

Notes:

  LECTURE SLIDES - requires a username and password (given in class)
  DISCUSSION SESSION SLIDES/NOTES - link to GauchoSpace

 

Week Date Topic Reading Due
1
1-Oct Discussion session: Intro to OpenGL programming
1-Oct Introduction to computer graphics and OpenGL programming    
3-Oct Class cancelled Angel, Ch. 1 and A Short Introduction to Computer Graphics HW#0
2
8-Oct Discussion session
8-Oct Images and image formation    
10-Oct   Angel, Ch. 2 HW#1 (due Friday, Oct 12)
3
15-Oct Discussion session
15-Oct Graphics programming and the graphics pipeline Angel, Ch. 3
Angel, Appendix B and Appendix C
 
17-Oct Geometry and transformations    
4
22-Oct Discussion session
22-Oct   Angel, Ch. 4  
24-Oct     HW#2 (due Friday, Oct 26)
5
29-Oct Discussion session
29-Oct      
31-Oct Lighting and shading Angel, Ch. 5  
6
5-Nov No discussion session - extra office hours
5-Nov Midterm exam    
7-Nov     HW#3 (due Friday, Nov 9)
7
12-Nov No discussion session
12-Nov No class - thank a Veteran   HW#3 (due noon, Nov 13)
14-Nov OpenGL lighting and shading    
8
19-Nov No discussion session - TA office hours instead
19-Nov Shading models Angel, Ch. 6  
21-Nov No class - thank a turkey   HW#4
9
26-Nov Discussion session
26-Nov Clipping, rasterization, hidden surface removal    
28-Nov Dithering, halftoning, gamma correction    
10
3-Dec Discussion session
3-Dec Mapping methods Angel, Ch. 7  
5-Dec     HW#5 (due Friday, Dec 7)
Review session: Wednesday, December 5, after class
Final Exam: Tuesday, December 11, 7:30-10:30pm - Phelps 1401