MW 5:00 - 6:00 LCR
Course number: 684-1
Index # 4500
No audits. All students must take the course for credit.
Program results 50%
Late policy will be motivational.
Text: Radiosity and Realistic Image Synthesis by Cohen and Wallace 
The goal of the course is to be able to write and understand a hierarchical radiosity algorithm. The course starts with the use of a Monte Carlo ray tracer and builds off of that.
|1||Basis Functions||nothing||Projection onto Mesh||nothing|
|2||Norms and Operators||HW 1||Display Issues|
|3||Error||HW 2||Implementation and Discretization||PA 1|
|4||Form Factors||HW 3||Computing Form Factors||PA 2|
|5||Matrix Solutions||HW 4||Links and Gauss-Seidel||PA 3|
|6||Hierarchical Methods||HW 5||Create to Epsilon||PA 4|
|7||Multigridding||HW 6||Refinement||PA 5|
|8||View Independent Reconstruction||HW 7||View Dependent Reconstruction||PA 6|
|9||Memorial Day <No Class>||nothing||<No Class>||nothing|
|10||Importance||nothing||Final <In Class>||nothing|
|finals||.||.||.||Projects due Wed June 10th|
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