May 2016

Bezier curve example

by Eftychios Sifakis on May 5, 2016

Here’s the example of the Bezier-based curved trajectory, from class [JSBin]

Practice final

by Eftychios Sifakis on May 5, 2016

A practice final is given here to help you prepare for your exam. Note that this is likely more difficult than the actual exam! It’s intended to challenge you a bit more. You are allowed 2 x double-sided pieces of paper of notes in your final exam.

There will be an extra window of office hours with the instructor, on Friday May 6th, between 3:30pm – 4:15pm (can extend until 5:00pm, if necessary). There will be no office hours held by the instructor on Monday May 9th.

Lecture notes: Week 15

by Eftychios Sifakis on May 3, 2016

Instructor-prepared extra notes on practical considerations for parametric curves [PDF] Remember that your primary reference is chapter 15 of Foundations of Computer Graphics [PDF]. Also you might want to review Chapter 20 of John Hart’s book [PDF] for yet another perspective on this material.

Programming Assignment #9: GraphicsTown conclusion

by Eftychios Sifakis on May 3, 2016

Due: Sunday, May 8th (see the class late policy on the Syllabus) Synopsis: You will add more advanced effects, such as advanced texturing and motion,  to your GraphicsTown project in order to try out the ideas discussed in class. Learning Objectives: The goal of this project is to give you experience creating implementing more advanced visual effects […]