Basic Techniques in Computer Graphics

Semester:
WS 2016
Type:
Lecture
Lecturer:
Credits:
ECTS 6 (V3/Ü2)
Links:
Campus Office (lecture), Campus Office (exercise course), L²P course room, CG 1 Lecture Notes (These do not cover the entire lecture!)
Contact:
cg1@informatik.rwth-aachen.de
Course Dates:
Type
Date
Room
Lecture Tue, 16:15 – 17:45, starting Oct 25 AH V
Lecture Wed, 10:15 – 11:45, starting Oct 19 AH VI
Exercise Mon, 10:15 – 11:45, starting Oct 24 Aula 2
Exercise Wed, 17:00 – 18:30, starting Oct 26 Seminarroom 118, E3
Exam February 15, 14:30 Aula 2

Topics covered in the lecture include:

  • Foundations of geometry representations
    • polygonal meshes
    • volumetric representations
    • freeform curves and surfaces
    • 3D transformations
  • Local illumination
    • clipping
    • rasterization
    • local lighting
    • shading
  • Global illumination
    • visibility problem
    • shadow computation
    • ray tracing
    • radiosity
  • OpenGL Rendering
    • shader
    • texturing
    • multi-pass rendering
    • image post processing
  • Optimization Structures
  • Volume Rendering

The OpenGL primer samples can be found here.

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