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COM1370 -- Computer Graphics -- Summer 2002

College of Computer & Information Sciences

Northeastern University -- Professor Robert P. Futrelle

(Updated August 21st, 2002)

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This course builds on your knowledge of programming, data structures and algorithms and linear algebra to introduce the foundations of computer graphics. And of course it gives you lots of opportunities to produce your own graphics for display. Use the informational and resource links at the left to get to other important information.

News and Notes

NEW: August 21st: For your convenience, copies of the two Midterm exams have been posted. The links are at the top of the Midterm and Final Exam page. And be sure to study the course wrapup page.

August 11th: Course wrapup, including a list of additional topics that will be on the Final Exam. Details here.

NEW: August 3rd: Project deadlines: August 12th and August 22nd. Details here.

July 21st: Information about the Midterm Exam has been posted. It will be held on Wednesday, July 31st. See the "Exam information" link on the left of this page.

July 18th: Example code for simple static drawing and for simple animation loop (click to pause or continue). See the Example code link on the left side of this page, or just go to it to see the files.

July 4th: Assignment #1 now posted here. Due Wednesday, July 17th.

No class Monday, July 8. Have a nice long weekend!

6/26/2002: New page on how to write graphics applets and applications has been posted here.