Computer Graphics (CMU 15-462/662)
Basic Info
Mon/Wed 10:30-11:50pm
Tepper Mellon Auditorium, Posner Hall
Instructor: Nancy Pollard
See the course info page for more info on policies and logistics.
Spring 2018 Schedule
Jan 15
No Class (CMU MLK holiday)
Jan 17
Jan 22
Assignment 0.0 OUT
Jan 24
Assignment 0.5 OUT
Jan 29
Assignment 0.0 DUE
Assignment 1 OUT
Jan 30
Jan 31
Assignment 0.5 DUE
Feb 5
Feb 7
Feb 12
Assignment 1 DUE (Feb 13)
Feb 14
Assignment 2 OUT
Feb 19
Feb 21
Feb 26
Geometric Queries
Feb 28
Accelerating Geometric Queries
Assignment 2 DUE (Mar 3)
Mar 5
Midterm Review
Mar 7
MIDTERM EXAM
Mar 12
SPRING BREAK
Mar 14
SPRING BREAK
Mar 19
Midterm Recap
Mar 21
Color
Assignment 3 OUT
Mar 26
Radiometry
Mar 28
The Rendering Equation
Apr 2
Numerical Integration
Apr 4
Monte Carlo Ray Tracing
Apr 9
Variance Reduction
Assignment 3 DUE
Apr 11
Variance Reduction
Assignment 4 OUT
Apr 16
Introduction to Animation
Apr 18
Dynamics and Time Integration
Apr 23
Introduction to Optimization
Apr 25
Physically Based Animation and PDEs
Apr 30
Final Review
Assignment 4 DUE
May 2
Project Showcase
TBD
Final Exam
Assignments and Projects
(Due 1/29)Assignment 0.0: Linear Algebra Review/Preview
(Due 1/31)Assignment 0.5: Vector Calculus Review/Preview
(Due 2/12)Assignment 1: DrawSVG
(Due 3/3)Assignment 2: MeshEdit
(Due 4/9)Assignment 3: PathTracer
(Due 4/30)Assignment 4: Animation
Acknowledgments

Thanks to past course contributors: Kayvon Fatahalian, Stelian Coros, Michael Choquette, Se-Joon Chung, Sky Gao, Qiuyi Jia, Nick Sharp, Zach Shearer, Bryce Summers.