Computer Graphics (CMU 15-462/662)
Basic Info
Mon/Wed 10:40am-12:00pm
Remote
Instructor: Nancy Pollard
See the course info page for more info on policies and logistics.
Spring 2021 Schedule
Feb 1
Feb 3
Assignment 0.0 OUT
Feb 8
Assignment 0.0 DUE
Assignment 0.5 OUT
Feb 10
Assignment 0.5 DUE
Assignment 1.0 OUT
Feb 15
Feb 17
Feb 22
Assignment 1.0 DUE
Assignment 1.5 OUT
Feb 24
Mar 1
Midterm Review
Assignment 1.5 DUE
Mar 3
MIDTERM EXAM
Mar 8
Intro to Geometry / Meshes and Manifolds
Assignment 2.0 OUT
Mar 10
Digital Geometry Processing
Mar 15
Geometric Queries
Mar 17
Spatial Data Structures
Assignment 2.0 DUE
Assignment 2.5 OUT
Mar 22
Color
Mar 24
Radiometry
Assignment 2.5 DUE
Assignment 3.0 OUT
Mar 29
The Rendering Equation
Mar 31
Numerical Integration
Apr 5
BREAK DAY NO CLASSES
Apr 7
Monte Carlo Ray Tracing
Assignment 3.0 DUE
Assignment 3.5 OUT
Apr 12
Variance Reduction
Apr 14
Guest Lecture
Apr 19
Introduction to Animation
Assignment 3.5 DUE
Assignment 4.0 OUT
Apr 21
Dynamics and Time Integration
Apr 26
Introduction to Optimization
Apr 28
Physically-Based Animation and PDEs
Assignment 4.0 DUE
Assignment 4.5 OUT
May 3
Character Simulation and Control
May 5
Final Review
Assignment 4.5 DUE May 7
TBD
FINAL EXAM
Assignments and Projects
(Due 2/8)Assignment 0.0: Linear Algebra Review/Preview
(Due 2/10)Assignment 0.5: Vector Calculus Review/Preview
(Due 2/22)Assignment 1.0: DrawSVG
(Due 3/1)Assignment 1.5: DrawSVG
(Due 3/17)Assignment 2.0: MeshEdit
(Due 3/24)Assignment 2.5: MeshEdit
(Due 4/7)Assignment 3.0: PathTracer
(Due 4/19)Assignment 3.5: PathTracer
(Due 4/28)Assignment 4.0: Animation
(Due 5/7)Assignment 4.5: Animation
Acknowledgments

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