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California State University Stanislaus

CS 3600: Computer Graphics I

Spring 2019

M W F 3:00 - 3:50 pm, Bizzini 204 (C 204), Dr. Megan Thomas


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Welcome to CS3600, an introduction to computer graphics. Topics include:

ntroduction to computer graphics programming using a current graphics API with emphasis on the use of computer graphics in the sciences and mathematics. Course includes modeling, rendering, animation, interaction, and realism.

Prerequisite: CS 2500.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

5/3/2019 "ReBoot: The Tearing", an episode from very first entirely computer-animated TV series. Look at the textures!
(This trip down memory lane brought to you by one of your classmates, who sent in the link.)
4/29/2019 "Rasterization: a Practical Implementation" from scratchapixel.com. Helpful explanations of edge functions and barycentric coordinate systems
4/9/2019 "How Do You Fly to Alpha Centauri in Just 20 Years? Ride a Laser Beam" (IEEE Spectrum, June 2016)
Information about sending small spacecraft to the nearest star, pushed by lasers
2/18/2019 Radians and Degrees diagram - thank you, Wikipedia (and student who sent me the link)
2/4/2019 "Masters of Illusion" by James Burke - a summary of perspective in art
2/4/2019 "Fantastic Sidewalk Art (The Chalk Guys) ...Compilation"
1/29/2019 Career Center Event Calendar for Spring 2019 - resume workshops, career and internship fairs on campus
1/28/2019 "From Paper to Screen", a movie about typography. (two and a half minutes long)
1/25/2019 Welcome to CS 3600!

Homeworks

Points
Lab 1 20
Hwk 1 5
Lab 2 20
Lab 3 20
Lab 4 20
Lab 5 15
Last Project 30

Resources

CSU Stanislaus Dreamers: Resources for AB540 and undocumented students