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driving force Lecture 1 Computer Aided Design, 3D modelling Lecture 1 3D modelling
Modelling a cup by Maya http://vimeo.com/5423236 Scientific Visualisation
To view below and
above our visual
range Lecture 1 What are the challenges?
● Converting the numbers into something
that is easy to understand
● Making use of human's visual perception Volume rendering Human Computer Interactions
● Sketch-based interfaces
● Story telling, puppetry
● puzzles Teddy http://www.youtube.
v=e2H35SlLmUA Outline for Today
● Classic streams of computer graphics
● Application areas of computer graphics
● About SIGGRAPH
● Overview of the course
○ Topics in Graphics Pipeline, etc SIGGRAPH
(Special Interest Group on GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques) ○ The biggest computer graphics conference in the world that started in 1974
○ Now about 20,000 attendees every year
○ Most important techniques have been presented
at the SIGGRAPH Technical Paper programme
○ Getting a paper into SIGGRAPH is very
important for CG researchers Lecture 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=JAFhkdGtHck Overview of the Course
● Graphics Pipeline (Today)
○ 3D transformations
○ (Local lighting effects) Illumination, lighting,
shading, mirroring, shadowing
○ Hidden surface removal
○ Ray tracing
● Global illumination
● Modelling, Curves and Surfaces
Lecture 1 Graphics Pipeline
● Graphics processes generally execute
● Pipelining the process means dividing it
● Especially when rendering in real-time,
different hardware resources are
assigned for each stage Lecture 1 Graphics Pipeline
● There are...
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- Spring '14