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Introduction

This course provides an introduction to the principles of computer graphics. In particular, the course will consider methods for modeling 3-dimensional objects and efficiently generating photorealistic renderings on color raster graphics devices. The emphasis of the course will be placed on understanding how the various elements that underlie computer graphics (algebra, geometry, algorithms and data structures, optics, and photometry) interact in the design of graphics software systems.

For further information, please see the course syllabus.


General Information

 
Class TimeTue, Thu 2:00-3:15pm
LocationCSI 1122
 
Instructor Dave Mount
Email mount@cs.umd.edu
Office AVW 3373
Office Hours Mon 3-4pm, Wed 3:30-4:30pm
  (or send me email to arrange a time)
 
Teaching Assistant Kostas Zampogiannis
Email kzampog@cs.umd.edu
Office AVW 1112
Office Hours Mon, Wed 1:00-2:00pm
  (or send him email to arrange a time)


Recent Announcements

Important class notifications will be placed here. A complete list of announcements can be found on the News Page. Announcements will also be made through Piazza system. I will be making an announcement on how to access Piazza during the first week of class.

Wed, Dec 7:
The final exam will be on Mon, Dec 19, from 10:30am-12:30pm in our usual classroom. The exam will be closed-book and closed-notes, but you will be allowed two sheets of notes, two-sided. The exam will be comprehensive, but it will stress material since the midterm.
Mon, Oct 10:
The midterm exam will be on Thu, Oct 27, in class. The exam will be closed-book and closed-notes, but you will be allowed one sheet of notes, two-sided.
Mon, Oct 10:
Starting next week, my Monday office hours will be from 3:00-4:00pm. As always, if you have difficulty making this time, please send me email.

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