CAP6701 Advanced Computer Graphics Spring 2016



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CAP6701 Advanced Computer Graphics builds on the introductory computer graphics course. Students will learn advanced concepts related to interactive graphics, illumination and modeling of curved geometry. Topics include (but are not limited to) realistic image synthesis, radiometry and re­flectance, physically-based appearance modeling, spherical harmonics, computational photography, image-based rendering, 3D scanning and multi-spectral imaging, imaging spectroscopy in computer graphics, surface reconstruction, collision detection and collision response, and scene navigation in the context of high-level graphics environments.

Instructor: Dr. Corey Toler-Franklin, CISE Department, University of Florida

Contact: Office CSE 332, Lab CSE 319,

Office Hours: MWF Period 6 (12:50 pm – 1:40 pm) and by appointment

Location: CSEE119

Time: MWF Period 7 (1:55 pm– 2:45 pm)

Online Course Management: Canvas



Introductory Computer Graphics or consent of instructor. Experience with C or C++ programming is expected. Data structures and algorithms, linear algebra and discrete math, basic calculus is also required.

**Contact instructor if you are not sure you are prepared for the course**

Textbooks: None. There is an assigned reading list of research papers, notes and tutorials that cover topics in the course.

Material and Supply Fee: None

Course Work

35% Course project and paper

20% Programming assignments

20% Written exercises

15% Research paper presentation

10% Class attendance and participation


The work you submit must be your own. Although it is fine to have some level of discussion with piers on assignments, the work you submit must be your own. You may work in groups of 2 for the programming assignments and the course project, but all other work should be done individually. DO NOT POST SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS AND PROGRAMMING ASSIGNMENTS ONLINE!

All students admitted to the University of Florida have signed a statement of academic honesty committing themselves to be honest in all academic work and understanding that failure to comply with this commitment will result in disciplinary action. This statement is a reminder to uphold your obligation as a UF student and to be honest in all work submitted and exams taken in this course and all others.

UF Counseling Services:
Resources are available on-campus for students having personal problems or lacking clear career and academic goals. The resources include: UF Counseling & Wellness Center, 3190 Radio Rd, 392-1575, psychological and psychiatric services. Career Resource Center, Reitz Union, 392-1601, career and job search services.

All faculty, staff and student of the University are required and expected to obey the laws and legal agreements governing software use. Failure to do so can lead to monetary damages and/or criminal penalties for the individual violator. Because such violations are also against University policies and rules, disciplinary action will be taken as appropriate. We, the members of the University of Florida community, pledge to uphold ourselves and our peers to the highest standards of honesty and integrity.

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