CISC 7620X Computer Graphics: Software System Design

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 741.
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37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

Design of languages and software systems for computer graphics. Elementary raster and vector graphics primitives. Device independent graphics. Geometrical concepts. Internal representation. Transformations. Modeling. Three-dimensional considerations. Pictorial realism. Hierarchical program structure. Alternative approaches.

Prerequisite: CISC 3130 or a course in data structures.


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