Lecture: 3 hours
Laboratory: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Course ECS 175
Grading: Letter; homework (20%), project (40%), final (40%)
Mathematical techniques for the definition and manipulation of curves and surfaces. Bezier curves and surfaces, B-spline curves and surfaces, subdivision surfaces, wavelets. Integration into various computer graphics rendering models, visualization systems and computer-aided design systems. Offered in alternate years.
Expanded Course Description:
G. Farin, Curves and Surfaces for CAGD, Academic Press, 1997.
Provide an introduction to the advanced mathematical concepts involved in the design of curves and surfaces. Prepare students to understand and conduct research in this area. Prepare students to use these topics in various application fields.
Instructor: B. Hamann, K. Joy
Prepared by: K. Joy (September 2007)
No significant overlap with other couorses.
Last revised: 9/07