Date  Topic  Readings  Slides  Handouts 
Tue 
1  Introduction to Course
 Definition of Graphics 
Preliminaries (Assignment 0) Assignment 1 General Information 

Thur 
2  Previous Projects
 
Tues 
3  Overview and History of Computer Graphics
 Overview and History  
Thurs 
4  Introduction To Computer Graphics
 
Tues 
5  Scan Conversion
 p. 7380, 92109, 196205  Scan Conversion  Scan Conversion 
Thurs 
6  More Scan Conversion and Transformations
 Ch. 5  Transformations  
Tues 
7  More Transformations
 Matrix Rep  
Thurs 
8  More on Transformations

Concat
Order of Trans 
Handout  
Fri 
Section  Transformations and OpenGL
 
Tues 
9  Rotations and Homogeneous Coordinates
 Rotation about arb axis Homogeneous Coordinates Homogeneous Figures 
Assignment 3 Handout 

Thurs 
10  Projections/Oblique Projections
 Ch. 7  Planar Projections Projections Projective Transformations 2 and 3 Point Perspective Perspective Pipeline 

Fri 
Section  Rotations and Projections
 Slides  

Tues 
11  Introduction to Shading
 
Thurs 
12  Guest Lecture by Henri Gouraud
 
Friday 
Section  Shading Assignment
 
Tues 
13  More on Shading
 Reflectance Shading 
Gouraud Shading Assignment  
Thurs 
14  Geometric Manipulation Using Differential Representations
 
Tues 
15  Shading Continued
 BRDF  
Thurs 
16  BRDF and Projections
 
Tues 
17  Projections Continued
 
Thur 
18  Integrated Models of Scenes and Objects
 
Tues 
19  Ray Tracing 1
 Ray Tracing  
Thur 
20  Ray Tracing 2
 
Tues 
21  Spring Break 1
 
Thurs 
22  Spring Break 2
 
Tues 
23  Clipping
 2D CohenSutherland Clipping 3D CohenSutherland Clipping 

Thurs 
24  More Clipping
 LiangBarsky Line Clipping  
Friday 
Section  Midterm Review
 Slides Questions 

Tues 
25  Midterm
 
Thurs 
26  Polygon Clipping and Visibility
 Polygon Clipping Visibility 

Tues 
27  Color
 Color Slides  
Thurs 
28  Color Continued
 
Tues 
29  Guest Lecturer
 
Thurs 
30  No Class
 
Tues 
31  Radiosity and Shadows
 Radiosity Black&White Shadows Black&White 

Thurs 
32  Splines
 Splines Black&White 

Friday 
Section  Final Review
 Final Review Black&White 