Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
CSC 470 Introductory Computer Graphics
4 hours; 4 credits
Introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of interactive computer graphics including the hardware and software components of computer graphics systems and mathematical handling of graphical objects. Algorithms for two-dimensional and three-dimensional graphics: windowing, clipping, and transformations. Viewing with parallel and perspective projections. Possible additional topics include: curves and surface modeling; realistic rendering (shading with illumination and material, shadowing, reflection and surface texturing).
Prerequisite: CSC 326
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