CS348a Class Schedule, Winter Quarter '07-'08

Below are the key dates for the class.


January 7
January 9

No Class


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

January 14
January 16

Affine/Projective Transformations and their Matrix Representations

Homework 1 out



January 21
January 23

MLK Day Holiday. No Class


Shape Modeling: Parametric and Implicit; Classification of Parametric Cubics.


January 28
January 30

Polar Forms

Homework 1 due; Homework 2 out

Continuity Constraints; Splines


February 4
February 6



Rational Curves


February 11
February 13

Tensor-Product and Total Degree Surfaces

Homework 2 due; Homework 3 out

Subdivision Curves and Surfaces


February 18
February 20

Presiden'ts Day Holiday. No Class


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

Project (Homework 4) out

February 25
February 27

Solid Models; BSPs and their Uses

Homework 3 due


In-class Midterm

March 3
March 5

Intro to Geometry Processing; Surface Reconstruction


Mesh Smoothing [Guest Lecture]


March 10
March 12

Mesh Simplification


Mesh Parametrization

Project due