Introduction to Computer Graphics
Autumn Quarter 2000

 

Course calendar

 

The course calendar below gives the lecture topics, assignment and due dates for homeworks and projects, exam dates, and times of project help sessions.  The calendar is subject to change during the quarter, and we will remind you as each of the due dates and help sessions comes near.

 

Week

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

1

September  25

 

Introduction

 

 

 

HW#0 assigned

26

27

 

Visual perception

 

 

 

 

28

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

 

Visual perception

Color

 

 

HW#0 due

2

October  2

 

Color

 

 

Choose partners

3

4

 

Color

Display hardware

 

 

 

5

6

 

Display hardware

 

 

 

 

Impressionist assigned

3

9

 

Image processing

 

 

 

 

Project help session

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project help session

11

 

Image processing

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

Graphics programming

Affine transformations

 

 

HW#1 assigned

4

16

 

 

Affine transformations

 

 

Choose partners

17

18

 

 

Hierarchical modeling

 

 

19

20

 

 

Hierarchical modeling

Projections

 

Impressionist due

Modeler assigned

 

5

23

 

Projections

 

 

 

Impressionist artifact 

Project help session

 

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project help session

25

 

Hidden surfaces

 

 

 

 

26

 

 

 

 

 

27

 

Hidden surfaces

 

 

 

HW#1 due

 

6

30

 

Shading

 

 

 

 

Choose partners

31

 

 

 

 

 

November 1

 

Shading

Ray tracing

 

 

 

Midterm study sheet 

2

3

 

Ray tracing

 

 

 

Modeler due

Trace assigned

7

6

 

Ray tracing

Anti-aliased/Distribution RT

 

 

Modeler artifact

Project help session

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

Midterm office hours

 

8

 

Midterm

 

 

 

HW#2 assigned

Project help session

9

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

Veteran's Day (observed)

No class!!

 

8

13

 

Anti-aliased/Distribution RT

Texture mapping

 

 

 

 

Choose partners

14

 

 

 

 

 

15

 

Texture mapping

Parametric curves

 

 

 

 

 

16

17

 

Parametric curves

 

 

 

Trace due

Animator assigned

 

9

20

 

Parametric curves

 

 

 

 

Project help session 

3:30pm

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trace artifact due by 12pm

 

22

 

Particle systems

 

 

 

 

23

 

Thanksgiving

24

 

Thanksgiving holiday

No class!!

 

 

10

27

 

 

Subdivision curves

 

 

 

Project help session 

3:30pm

28

 

 

 

 

 

HW#2 due, turnin time and place to be announced

29

 

 

Parametric surfaces

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Principles of animation

 

 

Animator due

11

4

 

 

Parametric surfaces

Subdivision surfaces

Digital Michelangelo

 

 

Final study sheet 

5

 

 

 

 

 

Animation artifact snapshot due at 12pm

6

 

 

In class voting!

 

 

Animation artifact due at 10am

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finals

week

 

11

 

Final

2:30-4:30

 

12 13 14 15

Comments to Jeff Maurer Last modified: Sunday, 10-Dec-2000 09:37:43 PST