CS348a Class Schedule, Winter Quarter '03-'04

Below are the key dates for the class.


January 6
January 8

Class Introduction; Homogeneous Coordinates; The Projective Plane




January 13
January 15

Oriented Projective Geometry [Guest Lecture]

Homework 1 out

Affine and Projective Transformations, Plucker coordinates [Guest Lecture]


January 20
January 22

Shape Modeling: Parametric and Implicit [Guest Lecture]


Classification of Parametric Cubics [Guest Lecture]


January 27
January 29

Polar Forms

Homework 1 due; Homework 2 out

Continuity Constraints; Splines


February 3
February 5



Rational Curves


February 10
February 12

Tensor-Product and Total Degree Surfaces I

Homework 2 due; Homework 3 out

Tensor-Product and Total Degree Surfaces II


February 17
February 19

Subdivision Surfaces I

Homework 3 due; Project (Homework 4) out

Subdivision Surfaces II


February 24
February 26


In-class Midterm

Triangle Meshes and Their Representation


March 2
March 4

Mesh Simplification


Scattered Data Interpolation


March 9
March 11

Solid Models; BSPs and Their Uses

Project due

Class Summary; Course Evaluation