Lecture Notes

LEC # TOPICS
1 Course Overview ( PDF - 1.1MB)

C++ Tutorial (PDF)
2 Ray Casting 1: Generation and Intersection (PDF - 1.2 MB)
3 Ray Casting 2: More Intersection (PDF - 1.7 MB)
4 Transformations 1: Translation, Rotation and Scale (PDF - 1.0 MB)
5 Transformations 2: In Modeling (PDF - 1.7 MB)

Linear Algebra Tutorial (PDF)
6 Ray Tracing (PDF - 2.4 MB)
7 Local Illumination (PDF)
8 Acceleration Data Structures (PDF - 3.9 MB)
9 Curves and Surfaces (PDF - 3.2 MB)
10 Animation 1: Interpolation and Kinematics (PDF)
11 Animation 2: Orientation and Quaternions (PDF)
12 Animation 3: Dynamics (PDF - 1.7 MB)
13 Graphics Pipeline 1: Perspective Transformations
(PDF - 1.1 MB)
14 Graphics Pipeline 2: Line Clipping and Rasterization (PDF)
15 Graphics Pipeline 3: Polygon Rasterization (PDF)
16 Graphics Pipeline 4: Polygon Clipping
(PDF - 3.1 MB)
17 Shadows (PDF - 3.1 MB)
18 Global Illumination: Radiosity (PDF - 2.7 MB)
19 Monte Carlo Ray Tracing (PDF - 3.4 MB)
20 Color 1: Color Vision and Color Spaces (PDF - 2.3 MB) (Courtesy of Victor Ostromoukhov. Used with permission.)
21 Color 2: Color Effects and Production (PDF - 2.6 MB) (Courtesy of Victor Ostromoukhov. Used with permission.)
22 Texture Mapping (PDF - 3.6 MB)
23 Sampling, Aliasing and MIP Mapping
(PDF - 2.0 MB)