COS 426:
Computer Graphics
Spring 2019


General | Syllabus | Coursework


General Information

Description: This course will study topics in computer graphics, covering methods in image processing, modeling, rendering, and animation.
Prerequisites: The course is appropriate for students who have taken COS217 and COS226 (or equivalent). Javascript will be the main programming language.
Coursework: The grade will be based on five programming assignments (60%), an exam (15%), a final project (20%), and course participation (5%).
Textbook: Computer Graphics with OpenGL, 4th Ed., Hearn, Baker, and Carithers. Prentice Hall, 2010. ISBN: 978-0136053583.
Instructors: Professor Adam Finkelstein with TAs: Austin Le, Carlo Rosati, and Jiaqi Su,
and Lab TAs Jad Bechara, Reilly Bova, Daniel Chae, and Andrew Wonnacott.
Students: requires PU login
Time/place: Lecture: Precepts:
  • Wed or Thu 7:30-8:20pm, Friend Center room 004
    You may attend either (or both) during any week, regardless of your registration.
Office Hours vary as follows:
  • Prof. Adam Finkelstein: Mon 10-11am, CS Bldg room 424
  • TAs: Wed/Thu precepts, Friday 2-5pm in CS 003, Sun 1-4 Friend 010 (see Piazza post)
Questions: We will use Piazza to handle Q&A this semester. Whenever possible, please post your questions there instead of mailing the course staff.