CS348a Class Schedule, Winter Quarter '04'05
Below are the key dates for the class. 
Tuesday

Thursday

January 4

January 6

Class Introduction; Homogeneous Coordinates; The Projective Plane; Oriented Projective Geometry

Affine/Projective Transformations and their Matrix Representations [Guest Lecture]

January 11

January 13

Shape Modeling: Parametric and Implicit Homework 1 out 
Classification of Parametric Cubics

January 18

January 20

Polar Forms

Continuity Constraints; Splines

January 25

January 27

BSplines [Guest Lecture] Homework 1 due; Homework 2 out 
Rational Curves

February 1

February 3

Quaternions

TensorProduct and Total Degree Surfaces I

February 8

February 10

TensorProduct and Total Degree Surfaces II Homework 2 due; Homework 3 out 
Subdivision Surfaces I

February 15

February 17

Subdivision Surfaces II Homework 3 due; Project (Homework 4) out 
Triangle Meshes and their Representation; the QuadEdge Data Structure

February 22

February 24

Solid Models; BSPs and their Uses

Inclass Midterm 
March 1

March 3

Mesh Simplification

Scattered Data Interpolation I

March 8

March 10

Scattered Data Interpolation II Project due 
Class Summary; Course Evaluation
