CS 351: Computer Graphics

Title image Spring 2017

Course Information for Spring 2017

Time: TR 08:00-09:30 (lecture)
Place: Davis 117

Instructor Information

Prof. Bruce A. Maxwell
Office: Davis 112
Phone: 859-5854

Office hours: knock
M 9:30pm-late
R 7:30pm-late

Course Description

An introduction to computer graphics covering 2-D graphic primitives, clipping graphic objects to boundaries, linear transformations, creating and representing 3-D objects, converting 3-D models into 2-D images, and rendering complex 3-D scenes made of thousands of polygons. Students will build a comprehensive 3-D rendering engine in sequential weekly projects for which they generate images and develop portfolios of their own work.


P. Shirley, Fundamentals of Computer Graphics, 4th ed, AK Peters Ltd, 2015.

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