"What is essential is invisible to the eye"  Antoine de SaintExupery
COMP6461 / COMP4610 ... part of the Graduate Diploma GDipIT(eSci) / 6701 Masters MInfTech (eSci) / 7701  Lecturer : Pascal Vuylsteker
Assumed Knowledge  
Books 
Lecture  When  First Subject  Second Subject  Practice : Readings / Exercise  

1  23/07  Lecture presentation  Uses of computer graphics  Readings :


2  30/07 
Readings : Lab : exercise 2 and solution 

3  6/08 
Assignment 1 : Tell me where I am ! Due 09/09/03 
Transformation 3D 
Readings : Chapter 5 : Two Dimensional Geometric Transformations of the book "Computer Graphics" (Hearn & Baker) : p 183 to 213 and Appendix A1 to A4 : Mathematics for Computer Graphics : p 600 to 614 Lab : exercise 3 and just
some Tips 

4  13/08 

Readings : Chapter 11 : "ThreeDimensional Geometric and Modeling
Transformations" of the book "Computer Graphics" (Hearn
& Baker) : p 407 to 430 Lab : exercise 4 and solution 


5  20/08 
Tiwi, The Wedge, What is it, what is it for, and how to use it ? (powerpoint document !) 

Readings : Chapter 2: "Overview of Graphics Systems" of the book "Computer Graphics" (Hearn & Baker) : p 35 to 81 CG leaflet : "HMDs, Caves & Chamelon : A Human Centric Analysis of Interaction in Virtual Space" Lab : exercise 5 and solution 

6  27/08 
Readings : Chapter 15: "Colour Models and Colour Applications" of the book "Computer Graphics" (Hearn & Baker) : p 564 to 582 Lab : exercise 6 and solution 

7  3/09 

Readings : Chpt 11 of Hearn and Baker "Computer Graphics" (p407 to p430) : 3D transforms The Mathematics of the 3D Rotation Matrix by Diana Gruber : http://www.makegames.com/3drotation/ Lab : exercise 7 and solution 

8  10/09 
Physically Based Illumination, Ray Tracing and Radiosity 3D ball Animation model 
Readings : Lab : exercise 8 and solution 

9  17/09 
Readings : Chpt 14of Hearn and Baker "Computer Graphics" (p494 to 563) : Illumination models and texture Lab : exercise 9 and solution 

10  8/10  Quaternion 
Readings : Lab : exercise 10 and solution 

11  15/10  Surface Modeling  Assignment due : 17th of October Chpt 37 of Hearn and Baker "Computer Graphics" (p110113) : Spline Chpt 10 of Hearn and Baker "Computer Graphics" (p304400) : Surface Modeling


12  22/10  Last years Exam Student Projects ANUSET Form 
Readings : CG leaflet : "The Graphics pipeline : Geometric operations"CG leaflet : "ExtremeTech 3D Pipeline Tutorial"
