CS348a Class Schedule, Fall Quarter '06-'07

Below are the key dates for the class.


September 26
September 28

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


Affine/Projective Transformations and their Matrix Representations


October 3
October 5


Homework 1 out

Shape Modeling: Parametric and Implicit


October 10
October 12

Classification of Parametric Cubics


Polar Forms


October 17
October 19

Continuity Constraints; Splines

Homework 1 due; Homework 2 out



October 24
October 26

Rational Curves


Tensor-Product and Total Degree Surfaces I


October 31
November 2

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

Homework 2 due; Homework 3 out

Subdivision Curves and Surfaces I [Guest Lecture]


November 7
November 9

Subdivision Curves and Surfaces II


Triangle Meshes and their Representation; the Quad-Edge Data Structure

Homework 3 due; Project (Homework 4) out

November 14
November 16

Solid Models; BSPs and their Uses



In-class Midterm

November 21
November 23

Thanksgiving Recess


Thanksgiving Recess


November 28
November 30

Mesh Simplification


Scattered Data Interpolation I


December 5
December 7

Scattered Data Interpolation II [Guest Lecture]

Project due

Class Summary; Course Evaluation