The Stanford Computer Graphics laboratory has embarked on a multi-year project to create high-quality three-dimensional computer models of the sculptures of Michelangelo using laser scanning technology. As part of this project, Professor Marc Levoy and his graduate students will spend (did spend, it's over) the 1998-99 academic year at the Stanford Center in Florence and will (did) conduct scanning sessions in the principal museums of Italy. This course provides(ed) a formal mechanism for other students to join the project for 3-6 months to help with the programming, field work, and background library research.
Undergraduates may use this course as one of their three CS electives.
For more information about this project, see our web page describing The Digital Michelangelo Project. For information about a seminar course that Professor Levoy will be teaching (did teach) in Florence during the Winter, 1999 quarter, see CS 99D - The Science of Art.
An introduction to modeling surfaces with implicit functions. This course focuses on the mathematical and computational techniques required to treat dynamic implicit surfaces. Level Set Methods can be used for a variety of applications including multiphase flow (e.g. bubbles and drops), image processing, computer vision and graphics.
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