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28: Introduction to Computer Graphics
Monday, Full Day, 8:30 am - 5 pm
Room 502B

This course helps newcomers ease into the SIGGRAPH conference experience. It introduces fundamental computer graphics ideas and vocabulary at a level that novices can easily comprehend. With slides, videotapes, online demos, and source code (available on the Courses CD-ROM and the Web), attendees learn to understand, appreciate, enjoy, and learn from other SIGGRAPH 2001 programs and events.

Prerequisites
A basic understanding of computers and algebra.

Topics
Computer graphics from data to photons. Fundamentals of geometry, interaction, hardware, modeling, rendering, and animation. Computer graphics applications such as scientific visualization, virtual reality, and Web graphics.

Organizer
Mike Bailey
San Diego Supercomputer Center and University of California at San Diego

Lecturers
Mike Bailey
San Diego Supercomputer Center and University of California at San Diego

Andrew Glassner
Writer and Consultant


 

 

 

 

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