Computer Graphics - 2013/14

The course description outlines the context, syllabus and activities. You will find course prerequisites and course recommended texts there too.

The course covers the fundamental algorithms associated with line drawing, polygonal decriptions for 3D objects, curve and surface representation, object transformations and viewing transformations and projections, shading and illumination techniques.

Lecture series.

Probable timetable for lectures. Lectures take place Tuesday and Friday, 11:10-12:00, Zone: Central. H.R.B Lecture Theatre, Hugh Robson Building. The course begins with the first lecture on Tuesday 17th September 2013.

Coursework

There are two coursework submissions, one from each of the two sections of the course. Both exercises will be programmed in C++. All work is submitted electronically using the Informatics generic electronic submission procedure.

submit cg {1|2} file1, file2, etc.
- or -
submit cg {1|2} directory - to give the directory name to submit (submits all below it, so be careful).

The program must be compiled and run on DICE, and you must submit your work through the above route. Work will not be accepted otherwise.

Coursework #1

Coursework1 description in PDF format. Please download the coursework1 package from here. The new teapot model is here

Submit: 4pm, Deadline 18th October 2013. It must be submitted electronically as mentioned above.

Return: 1st November 2013. Written feedback can be received at the ITO.

Coursework #2

Coursework2 description in PDF format. Please download the coursework2 package from here.

Submit:4pm, Deadline 18th November 2013. It must be submitted electronically as mentioned above.

Return: 2nd December 2013. Written feedback can be received at the ITO.

Feedback

The coursework will be evaluated based on the correctness of the implementation, quality of the rendered results and the description about the work. The algorithmic mistakes will be pointed out, which may be useful for further implementation and when answering related questions in the final exam.



 

 



Taku Komura tkomura@ed.ac.uk
September 2013.


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