Principles, Algorithms, Techniques of Computer Graphics. Topics include, introduction to graphics hardware, output primitives, 2- and 3-dimensional geometric transformations, object representation and viewing, illumination models, surface-rendering methods. Graphics software tools that will be introduced: OpenGL, GLUT, Postscript.
Prerequisites CP264, MA122 (or permission of the Department)
Ilias Kotsireas, Office 2076A,
Office Hours 24/7, Phone 884-0710 ext. 2218 E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Francis S. Hill, Jr. Computer Graphics Using OpenGL 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 2001
Textbook Support Web Site http://www.prenhall.com/hill/
Course Website http://sauron.wlu.ca/kotsireas
Fall Semester Timetable
| Mon | Wed | Fri | | 13:30-14:20 | 13:30-14:20 | 13:30-14:20 | | room | room | room | ______________|______________|_____________|_____________|__ | | | | Week 1: | Sep 9 | Sep 11 | Sep 13 | Week 2: | Sep 16 | Sep 18 | Sep 20 | Week 3: | Sep 23 | Sep 25 | Sep 27 | Week 4: | Sep 30 | Oct 2 | Oct 4 | Week 5: | Oct 7 | Oct 9 | Oct 11 | Week 6: | Thanksgiving | Midterm | Oct 18 | Week 7: | Oct 21 | Oct 23 | Oct 25 | Week 8: | Oct 28 | Oct 30 | Nov 1 | Week 9: | Nov 4 | Nov 6 | Nov 8 | Week 10: | Nov 11 | Nov 13 | Nov 15 | Week 11: | Nov 18 | Nov 20 | Nov 22 | Week 12: | Nov 25 | Nov 27 | Nov 29 | ______________|______________|_____________|_____________|__ Last Class | Dec 2 | | |
Computing FacilitiesOpenGL, GLUT, Postscript viewers are installed in the Windows and SUN labs.
MidtermThe Midterm examination will be on October 17, 2002.
New Course Drop Dates 2002/2003:September 6: final day to cancel Fall term and Fall/Winter session registration with no tuition charge (cancelation fee applies).
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