Computer Science CS 491K/691MM -- Advanced Image Synthesis (Spring 2008)

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Information

Annoucements

  • Assignment 3 (Importance sampling) is out and due on Tuesday, Apr 15
  • Midterm Exam is due at the beginning of the class on Thursday, Mar 27
  • Assignment 2 (Camera simulation) is out and due on Thursday, Mar 13
  • Assignment 1 (Heightfield KD-tree) is out and due on Tuesday, Feb 26
  • Assignment 0 (warmup) is out and due on Feb 7.
  • Read the instructions for installing PBRT.

Schedule

(Many slides are courtesy of Pat Hanrahan and Greg Humphreys)

Week Date Slide Reading Assignment
1 Jan 29 Introduction and Overview    
Jan 31 Basic Math, Graphics Pipeline    
2 Feb 5 Basic Ray Tracing, (Isect Notes) Chapter 1-3  
Feb 7 Ray Tracing Acceleration Structures Chapter 4 Assignment 0 Due
3 Feb 12 Radiometry 1, (Hand Notes) Section 5.1, 5.2
Radiometry FAQ
 
Feb 14 Radiometry 2, (Hand Notes) Section 5.3, 5.4  
4 Feb 19 NO CLASS    
Feb 21 Camera 1 Chapter 6  
5 Feb 26 Camera 2 Realistic Camera Model
Link to the PDF
Assignment 1 Due
Feb 28 Sampling and Reconstruction Sampling at low densities
Reconstruction filters
 
6 Mar 4 Monte Carlo Techniques 1 Section 14.1-14.2  
Mar 6 Monte Carlo Techniques 2 Section 14.3-14.4  
7 Mar 11 Monte Carlo Techniques 3 Section 15  
Mar 13 Review Session   Assignment 2 Due
8 Mar 18 SPRING BREAK    
Mar 20 SPRING BREAK    
9 Mar 25 Reflectance Models 1 Section 9.1-9.3  
Mar 27 Reflectance Models 2 Section 9.4-9.6 Midterm Exam Due
10 Apr 1 The Rendering Equation, Radiosity Section 16.1-16.2  
Apr 3 Direct Lighting, Sampling of Light Section 13  
11 Apr 8 Path Tracing Section 16.3 Project Groups Due
Apr 10 Irradiance Caching, Photon Mapping Section 16.4-16.5
Irradiance Caching paper
Photon Mapping paper
 
12 Apr 15 Participating Media Section 17.1 Assignment 3 Due
Apr 17 Texture and High Dynamic Range Section 11.2-11.4
Recovering HDR Image
 
13 Apr 22 Project Proposal Presentation   Project Proposal Due
Apr 24 Textures Synthesis Non-Parametric Sampling
Image Quilting
Image Analogies
 
14 Apr 29 Interactive Ray Tracing    
May 1 Computational Photography    
15 May 6 Kinematics    
May 8 NO CLASS    
16 May 13 Dynamics    
May 19 Final Project Presentation
10:30am at CMPSCI 142
   

Assignments

Assignment 0: Warm-up
Assignment 1: Heightfield KD-tree
Assignment 2: Realistic Camera Simulation
Assignment 3: Importance Sampling
Project Topics and Presentation: You own topic
Final Project Report: You own topic

Topic revision: r35 - 2008-05-19 - RuiwanG
 
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