Computer Graphics (CMU 15-462/662)
Basic Info
Mon/Wed 11:00am-12:20pm
WeH 7500
Instructor: Nancy Pollard
See the course info page for more info on policies and logistics.
Spring 2024 Schedule
Jan 17
Assignment 0.0 OUT
Jan 22
Assignment 0.5 OUT
Jan 24
Jan 29
Assignment 0.0 DUE
Assignment 1.0 OUT
Jan 31
Assignment 0.5 DUE
Feb 5
Feb 7
Assignment 1.0 DUE
Assignment 1.5 OUT
Feb 12
Feb 14
Assignment 1.5 DUE
Assignment 2.0 OUT
Feb 19
Feb 21
Assignment 2.0 DUE
Assignment 2.5 OUT
Feb 26
Midterm Review
Feb 28
Midterm
Mar 4
SPRING BREAK
Mar 6
SPRING BREAK
Mar 11
Color
Mar 13
Radiometry
Assignment 2.5 DUE (3/15 Friday)
Assignment 3.0 OUT
Mar 18
The Rendering Equation
Mar 20
The Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function
Mar 25
Variance Reduction
Assignment 3.0 DUE
Assignment 3.5 OUT
Mar 27
Special Topics #3: Non-Photorealistic Rendering
Apr 1
The Principles of Animation
Apr 3
Splines & Kinematics
Assignment 3.5 DUE
Assignment 4.0 OUT
Apr 8
Simulations
Apr 10
TBD
Apr 15
Special Topics #4: Video Game Graphics
Assignment 4.0 DUE
Assignment 4.5 OUT
Apr 17
Special Topics #5: Graphics Industry & Research
Apr 22
Final Review
Apr 24
Course WrapUp
Assignment 4.5 DUE
TBD
FINAL EXAM
Assignments and Projects
(Due 1/29)Assignment 0.0: Math Review
(Due 1/31)Assignment 0.5: Scotty 3D
(Due 2/7)Assignment 1.0: Rasterizer
(Due 2/14)Assignment 1.5: Rasterizer
(Due 2/21)Assignment 2.0: MeshEdit
(Due 3/15)Assignment 2.5: MeshEdit
(Due 3/25)Assignment 3.0: PathTracer
(Due 4/3)Assignment 3.5: PathTracer
(Due 4/15)Assignment 4.0: Animation
(Due 4/24)Assignment 4.5: Animation
Acknowledgments

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