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CSC 4565/5565 Introduction to Computer Graphics

Instructor: Dr. Min Choi
Office: Lawrence St. Center LW812


Class: Mon, Wed 3:30-4:45pm 
Office Hour: M 2-3:30PM   W 2-3:30PM
Teaching Assistant: To be announced

 

Prerequisites
CSC3412 Algorithms, C/C++ Programming, Math 3191 Linear Algebra  

 

Course Objectives

The aim of the course is to develop understanding of and gain experience with the basic techniques of interactive computer graphics. There will be substantial emphasis on 3D graphics and on developing proficiency in OpenGL graphics programming. We will cover much of the material in the textbook, though not in the order presented in the book.

Topics

  • OpenGL
  • 2D interaction
  • Graphics primitives
  • Viewing and projection
  • Surface rendering
  • Illumination model
  • Curve and curved surface
  • Texture mapping
  • Ray tracing
  • Graphics hardware

 

Textbooks

Computer Graphics with OpenGL (4th edition)
by Hearn & Baker


Publisher: Pearson; 4 edition (November 19, 2010)
ISBN-10: 0136053580
ISBN-13: 978-0136053583