CS348a Class Schedule, Fall Quarter '09'10
Below are the key dates for the class. 
Monday 
Wednesday 
September 21 
September 23 
Class Introduction; Homogeneous Coordinates; The Projective Plane Read: N08, N15, N16; Chapters 1 and 2 of Stolfi's thesis 
Oriented Projective Geometry; Euclidean and Affine Transformations 
September 28 
September 30 
Affine/Projective Transformations and their Matrix Representations [Guest Lecture] 
Quaternions [Guest Lecture] Homework 1 out 
October 5 
October 7 
Shape Modeling: Parametric and Implicit; Classification of Parametric Cubics. 
Polar Forms

October 12 
October 14 
Basic Differential Geometry; Curvature [Guest Lecture]
Read: Miri BenChen Slides1 
Derivatives and Polar Forms; Continuity Constraints Homework 1 due; Homework 2 out 
October 19 
October 21 
Splines and BSplines 
Subdivision Curves Read: Siggraph 99 Notes 
October 26 
October 28 
Rational Curves Read: N25 
TensorProduct and Total Degree Surfaces Homework 2 due; Homework 3 out 
November 2 
November 4 
Triangle Meshes and their Representation; the QuadEdge Data Structure 
Bspline and Subdivision Surfaces [Guest Lecture] Project (Homework 4) out Read: Miri BenChen Slides2 
November 9 
November 11 
Inclass Midterm 
Solid Models; BSPs and their Uses Homework 3 due Read: 
November 16 
November 18 
Intro to Geometry Processing; Smoothing and Remeshing Read: Slides3 
Mesh Simplification 
November 23 
November 25 
No class; Thanksgiving recess 
No class; Thanksgiving recess 
November 30 
December 2 
Mesh Parametrization Read: 
Class WrapUp Project due 