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Winter Semester, October 2021

Dear students,

FYI, the aim is to have the class meetings face-to-face (CS, Taub 3).  See you all on Thursday, Oct 28th, for our 1st class.

Staff

Lecturer: Prof. Gershon Elber
Lecture: Thursday, 9:30 – 11:30, Taub ? E-mail: gershon(at)cs  Room: CS 429  Tel: (829)4338  Consulting hours: Thursday, 14:00 – 15:00

Teaching Assistant: Dr. Q Youn Hong
Tutorial: Thursday, 11:30 – 12:30, Taub ? E-mail: younhong(at)cs  Room: CS 428  Consulting hours: Monday, 14:00 – 15:00

Course Texbooks

The lectures will be based on a new book titled “Geometric Modeling with Splines” by Elaine Cohen, Rich Riesenfeld and Gershon Elber. Three copies of the book are in the CS library. Several useful books (no need to buy them) are:

  • “Curves and Surfaces for Computer Aided Geometric Design, G. Farin”, Academic Press, Inc. Second Edition, 1990
  • “Fundamentals of Computer Aided Geometric Design”, J. Hoschek and D. Lasser, English Translation A K Peters, 1993
  • “An Introduction to Splines for Use in Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling”, R. Bartels, J. Beatty and B. Barsky, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1987
  • “Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces”, M. P. DoCarmo, Prentice-Hall, 1976

Tools

Students Work

Models created by CAGD students in Lab 5: