CS348a Class Schedule, Winter Quarter '02-'03

Below are the key dates for the class.


January 7
January 9

Class Introduction; Homogeneous Coordinates; The Projective Plane


Affine and Projective Transformations


January 14
January 16

Quaternions [Guest Lecture]

Homework 1 out

Shape Modeling: Parametric and Implicit


January 21
January 23

Classification of Parametric Cubics


Polar Forms


January 28
January 30

Continuity Constraints; Splines

Homework 1 due; Homework 2 out



February 4
February 6

Rational Curves


Tensor-Product and Total Degree Surfaces I [Guest Lecture]

February 11
February 13

Tensor-Product and Total Degree Surfaces II

Homework 2 due; Homework 3 out

Subdivision Surfaces I


February 18
February 20

Subdivision Surfaces II

Homework 3 due; Project (Homework 4) out

Triangle Meshes and Their Representation


February 25
February 27

In Class Midterm


Mesh Simplification


March 4
March 6

Mesh Compression


Scattered Data Interpolation


March 11
March 13

Solid Models; BSPs and Their Uses

Project due

Class Summary; Course Evaluation