Assigned readings

CS 248 - Introduction to Computer Graphics
Spring Quarter, 1995
Marc Levoy

Last updated: Friday, 20-Feb-1998 13:46:48 PST


	Textbook:	Foley, van Dam, Feiner, and Hughes
			Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice
			second edition, Addison-Wesley

	Key:	(opt)	optional


	Date assigned	Chapter		Non-exhaustive list of topic(s)
	-------------	-------		-------------------------------
	April 3		1 (skim)	introduction
	April 3		4 (skim)	graphics hardware
	April 6		13.2		chromatic color
	April 11	19.5 (skim)	filling algorithms
	April 11	13.1		achromatic light
	April 20	3.1-3.4		scan converting lines, circles, etc.
	April 20	3.5-3.10	scan converting rects, polygons, etc.
	April 25	3.11-3.18	line and polygon clipping, antialiasing
	April 27	16.14 (skim)	the rendering pipeline
	April 27	19.2-19.4 (opt)	more on scan conversion & antialiasing
	April 27	14.10 (opt)	sampling theory
	May 2		17.6		image compositing
	May 4		5		geometrical transformations
	May 8		7.4-7.6 (skim)	modeling hierarchies
	May 8		6		viewing in 3D (won't be on midterm)
					(skip or skim 6.2, 6.3, 6.5.1-6.5.3)
	May 16		15.1-15.9	visible-surface determination
	May 23		15.10-15.11	visible-surface (continued)
	May 25		16.1-3		local shading, interpolated shading,
					texture mapping


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