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Course Syllabus CAP 3034 Introduction to Computer-Aided Animation Section 8644, Spring 2010 1. Catalog Description (3 credits): Introduction to topics related to computer-aided animation. Rigging for forward and inverse kinematics. Skin weighting. Morph targets. Expression-driven animation, rigid-body and particle simulation. 2. Pre-requisites and Co-requisites Pre-requisites: MAC 1147 Precalculus: Algebra and Trigonometry, or equivalent 3. Course Objectives : Familiar with the history of animation and computer animation Understand elemental topics in physics and geometry related to 3D animation Understand the 3D computer animation techniques and algorithms Implement and rendering 3D computer animations using Maya 4. Instructor : Dr. Rong Zhang Office location: CSE E526 Telephone: 450-5251 E-mail address: rzhang@cise.ufl.edu Office hours: Monday 1:00 – 3:00 pm or by appointment in CSE 526 5. Teaching Assistant : Chunchun Zhao E-mail address: czhao@cise.ufl.edu Office hours: Tuesday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm and Thursday 4:00 - 6:00 pm or by appointment in CSE E211A 6. Meeting Times and Location : MWF period 4 (10:40am – 11:30am) in ARCH 0116 7. Textbooks and Software Required Required textbook: Learning Autodesk Maya 2009 Foundation Publisher: Autodesk Press (Sybex - Wiley) ISBN: 1897177518
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