Prerequisites: COMS W3139 and either W3156 or W4156. Previous familiarity with C and UNIX is recommended. An intensive introduction to computer graphics. Graphics hardware, design of graphics packages, interaction techniques, geometric transformations, 3-D viewing and projections, raster scan conversion algorithms, image synthesis, visible surface determination, lighting and shading, representation of 3-D shapes, object modeling and hierarchy, color, and animation. Advanced topics as time permits. Emphasis is on implementation of important graphics algorithms.
Department: Computer Science(COMS)
Subject: Computer Science(COMS)
School: School of the Arts, Barnard College, Columbia College, School of General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of International and Public Affairs, Continuing Education and Special Programs
Course ID: 4160