Date Topic (click for notes) Readings Assignments
Thu, Sep 14 Introduction    
Tue, Sep 19 Mesh data structures    
Thu, Sep 21 Mesh simplification Luebke 01, Garland 97  
Tue Sep 26 Multiresolution meshes I Hoppe 96 Exercise 1 due
Thu, Sep 28 Multiresolution meshes II Guskov 00  
Tue, Oct 3 Subdivision surfaces SIGGRAPH 2000 Course Notes    
Thu, Oct 5 Parametric surfaces    
Tue, Oct 10 Implicit surfaces Bloomenthal 02 Assignment 1 due
Thu, Oct 12 Scene graphs    
Tue, Oct 17 Visibility    
Tue, Oct 24 Image-based rendering Levoy 96, Gortler 96 Exercise 2 due
Thu, Oct 26 Image and light field sampling Chai 00  
Tue Oct 31 No class - fall break    
Thu Nov 2 No class - fall break    
Tue, Nov 7 Radiometry; light transport Wynn  
Thu, Nov 9 Global illumination Kajiya 86  
Tue, Nov 14 Radiosity   Assignment 2 due
Tue, Nov 16 Monte Carlo path tracing I SIGGRAPH 2001 course notes  
Thu, Nov 21 Monte Carlo path tracing II Lafortune 94; Lafortune 93  
Thu, Nov 23 No class - Thanksgiving    
Tue, Nov 28 Shape analysis Osada02 Exercise 3 due
Thu, Nov 30 Matching and retrieval Tangelder04  
Tue, Dec 5 Surface Registration Rusinkiewicz01  
Thu, Dec 7 No class - Tiggraph    
Tue, Dec 12 Surface Segmentation Shamir04 Assignment 3 due
Thu, Dec 14 Final project proposal talks    
Tues, Jan 16, 2007 Final project presentations