Week  Date  CS5310 Topics  Reading Shirley, other 
Reading Watt 
Due 

1  12Sep  Graphics Overview Course Overview  Color; ppm formats Math Basics, Triangles 
Chapter 1 Course homepage, syllabus, schedule  Section 3.3, Wikipedia RGB Unix: man ppm Chapter 2 
 Pages 418424 Section 1.3 

2  19Sep  Ray Tracing RaySphere Intersection Light: Diffuse Reflection Phong Shading Shadows  Matrices Transformations 
Chapter 4  Chapter 5 Chapter 6 
Section 12.1 Sections 1.4.1, 1.4.2 Section 6.2 Sections 9.1, 9.2  Section 1.1 
Assignment 0 due Tuesday, September 20 by midnight 
3  26Sep  Viewing in 2D and 3D  Recursive RayTracing Specular Reflection Refraction 
Chapter 7  Section 10.1 Section 10.2 Section 10.3 
Sections 5.1, 5.2 Section 1.3.5 Section 1.4.6  Sections 12.2, 12.3 

4  3Oct  Rasterizing Lines, Antialiasing  RayPlane, RayTriangle, RayBox, RayPolygon RayQuadric  Getting started with OpenGL 
Sections 8.18.3  Section 4.4 Westall on Quadrics  OpenGL Programming Guide 1, 2 
 Section 1.4  
Assignment 1 due Tuesday, October 4 by midnight 
10Oct  Columbus Day  
5  17Oct 
ScanLine PolyFill Triangle Meshes Visible Surface Determination  Texture and Bump Maps 
Sections 12.0  12.3  Sections 11.1  11.4 
Section 2.1  Sections 8.1, 8.2, 8.4 
Assignment 2 due Tuesday, October 18 by midnight 
6  24Oct  Bezier Curves and Splines  Parametric Bicubic Surfaces  OpenGL Viewing  Chapter 15   OpenGL Programming Guide 3 
Sections, 3.2 3.1  Sections 3.4, 3.5  Section 1.4 

7  31Oct 
noise, turbulence clouds, marble  OpenGL ES  iPhone Development 
Noise Samples Noise Code Section 11.1  OpenGL ES from the ground up 
Sections 8.7.1, 8.7.2  
Assignment 3 due Tuesday, November 1 by midnight 
8  7Nov  Color Perception  Animation 
Chapter 21  Sections 17.1, 17.2 
Chapter 15  

9  14Nov  Assorted Topics, e.g.: Fractals Morphing Radiosity 
Assignment 4 due Tuesday, November 15 by midnight 

10  21Nov  More Assorted Topics 

Final presentation proposal due Tuesday, November 22 by midnight 

11  28Nov  EXAM  3 Hours  
Assignment 5 due Tuesday, November 29 by midnight 

12  5Dec  Student Presentations  

13  12Dec  Snow Day Makeup  

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