CS 4600: Computer Graphics, Fall 2016

Course Information

Lectures: WEB 1230, Mon/Wed, 11:50am - 1:10pm


Ladislav Kavan, office hours: Monday 2:00 - 3:30pm


Hannah Swan, office hours: Monday 10:00 - 11:00am, Wednesday 1:15 - 2:15pm
Kui Wu, office hours: Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00am, Thursday 3:30 - 4:30pm


This course covers basic concepts of computer graphics and animation, in particular: mathematics for computer graphics, 2D image compression, 3D transformations, projections, illumination models, rasterization, ray-tracing, skeletal animation, skinning.

Homework Assignments and Lecture Notes:

Available through our Canvas site


The best place to ask are Canvas Discusson Boards

Textbooks (optional):

Shirley & Marschner, Fundamentals of Computer Graphics, 3rd edition.

Gortler, Foundations of 3D Computer Graphics, 1st edition.

Useful online resources:

Online C++ tutorials

Online OpenGL tutorials

Policies and guidelines:

College of Engineering Guidelines

Academic Misconduct Policies