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CS 311.00 Computer Graphics 6 credits

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CMC 209

MTWTHF
1:50pm3:00pm1:50pm3:00pm2:20pm3:20pm
Synonym: 46594

Josh Davis

Scientific simulations, movies, and video games often incorporate computer-generated images of fictitious worlds. How are these worlds modeled inside a computer? How are they "photographed" to produce the images that we see? What performance constraints and design trade-offs come into play? In this course we learn the basic theory and methodology of computer graphics, following the historical development of the field, from software implementations to fixed-function hardware, shader programs, and recent lower-level interfaces. Collaborative final projects allow students to pursue special topics in greater depth. Familiarity with vectors, matrices, and the C programming language is recommended but not required.

Prerequisite: Computer Science 201

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