COS 426:
Computer Graphics
Spring 2018

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 (50%), two exams (25%), 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: Amit Bermano, Kyle Genova, and Linguang Zhang, and Lab TA Natalie Diaz.
Students: requires PU login
Time/place: Lecture: Precepts: Office Hours vary as follows:
  • Prof. Adam Finkelstein: Mon 10-11am, CS Bldg room 424
  • TA Linguang Zhang: up through Feb 21: Wed 4-5pm, CS Bldg room 418b
  • TA Amit Bermano: starting Mar 2: Fri 3-4pm, CS Bldg room 415
  • Lab-TA Natalie Diaz on Feb 24: 3-5pm, CS Tea Room
  • TA Kyle Genova: Mar 30, Apr 6: Fri 2-3pm, CS Bldg room 418b
Questions: We will use Piazza to handle Q&A this semester. Please post your questions there instead of mailing the staff, if possible.
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