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CISC *7622X Algorithms for Computer Graphics

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 741.1.
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37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

Survey of nonnumerical and seminumerical algorithms of computer graphics. Underlying hardware concepts. Raster scan principles. Line and circle drawing algorithms. Graphic data compression. Character display. Polygon filling. 2D and 3D clipping. Polygon decomposition. Removal of hidden lines and surfaces. Shading and other rendering of illumination. Shape and pattern description.

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 7620X [741X] or a course in computer graphics.


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