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Pictures from the Fall 1996 and Fall 1998 offerings of this course are available.
Instructor: John P. Dougherty
Semester & Year: Fall 2003
Text: Hill, F.S. "Computer Graphics using OpenGL, second edition." Prentice Hall, 2001. (available in the bookstore)
Requirements: weekly labs, midterm & final examinations, and a final (group) programming project
Prerequisites: CMSC 206 and MATH 215 (may be taken concurrently) or permission of instructor
Description: This course covers the fundamental principles of computer graphics: data structures for representing objects to be viewed, and algorithms for the generating images from these representations. This course presupposes experience with the geometric interpretation of matrix operations, which may be obtained in Math 215 or other courses.