COM1370 Computer Graphics - Spring 2003 - General Information
Professor Futrelle -
College of Computer and Information Sciences, Northeastern U., Boston, MA
Version of 6 April 2003
Course description, from the catalogue:
COM1370 Computer Graphics 4 QH
Focuses on the characteristics and programming of graphics output
devices.Ê Presents basic point and line drawing algorithms;
2-dimensional displays; clipping and windowing.Ê Surveys pictures; data
structures and display file organization; interaction (graphical input
and event driven programs).Ê Includes some drawing in 3-dimensions.
Prerequisite: COM 1201, MTH 1301.
- Course Key Number:
- Northeastern University, and the
College of Computer and Information Sciences, Boston, MA.
- Professor Robert P. Futrelle
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- Futrelle's Office:
- 115 Cullinane
- Teaching Assistant (TA)
- Emine Yilmaz
Office: 53CN. Phone 617-373-4607.
- Hardcopy mailbox:
- 161 Cullinane
- Futrelle's office: 617-373-4239, Lab: 617-373-4607
- Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice in C (2nd Edition)
by James D. Foley, Andries van Dam, Steven K. Feiner, John F. Hughes;
1175 pages; Addison-Wesley Pub Co; 2nd edition (1995);
- Personal Help:
- Futrelle has regularly scheduled office hours, Mondays from noon to 2pm,
If you need help at any time, find Futrelle or the Ms. Yilmaz in her office,
or call or send
email, or ask in class to set up an appointment.
- On-line help:
- There is a ton of information about computer graphics and about
Java graphics on the web. See the
graphics info link on the homepage.
- Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11:35, Room 247CN
- All students will participate in a project team with three or four other students.
See the Projects page for details.
Every student in the course is expected to do programming in Java and to construct
Total credit for your project will be 40%, made up
of 10% (total) for your in-class presentations, 10% for your midterm draft, and
20% for the final report. Quiz #1 will count 10%, the Midterm Exam will be 20%
Quiz #2 will be 5% and the Final Exam, 25%.
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