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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 6530 - Advanced Computer Graphics

In this course, there will be a survey of classic papers and current research in computer graphics. Topics include: advanced ray tracing, global illumination, photon mapping, subsurface scattering, mesh generation and simplification, subdivision surfaces, volumetric modeling, procedural modeling and texturing, weathering, physical simulation, appearance models. Course activities include programming assignments, oral presentations, and a term project. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4530 and CSCI 6530. This is a communication-intensive course.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CSCI 2300 and CSCI 2600; previous coursework or experience in computer graphics such as ECSE 4750 or computational geometry is recommended.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: CSCI 4530.

Credit Hours: 4

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