CS 179N : Computer Graphics

Discussion 001: Mondays, 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM, MSE 003
Instructor: Tamar Shinar (shinar@cs.ucr.edu)
Office hours: Mondays, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, WCH 419

Discussion 002: Mondays, 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM, WCH 139
Instructor: Craig Schroeder (craigs@cs.ucr.edu),
Office hours: Mondays, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, WCH 309

Lab 022: Tuesdays, 08:10 AM - 11:00 AM, WCH 133
Lab 021: Thursdays, 06:10 PM - 09:00 PM, WCH 133
TA: Jason Goulding (jgoul004@ucr.edu)
Office hours: Thursdays, 9:10 AM - 11:00 AM, WCH 110.

We will use Piazza for questions and discussion.
Piazza page: here
Piazza signup: here


Course description

Covers the planning, design, implementation, testing, and documentation of a graphics- or electronic game-related system. Incorporates using techniques presented in previous related courses. Emphasizes professional and ethical responsibilities; the need to stay current on technology; and its global impact on economics, society, and the environment.

Course learning goals

The learning goals for the course are the following:

Discussion Plan

Each team is responsible for a technical presentation to be given during the discussion section. The technical presentation consist of two parts:

Attendance and Etiquette

Attendance at discussions and labs is required and counts for part of your participation grade. One unexcused absence from discussion is permitted without penalty. Otherwise, if you cannot make a discussion or lab, please email the instructors ahead of time explaining why you cannot attend. Please refrain from using cell phones, laptops, or other devices during discussion. If you need to be reachable by phone, please have it on vibrate/silent. No recording is permitted.


You will be assessed on the following:

Academic Integrity

Your group projects are expected to be original. You must clearly document use of all external tools and resources, including software, geometry, assets, etc. You must comply with all licenses and copyright restrictions, and adhere to attribution guidelines. Please familiarize yourself with the campus academic integrity policy which can be found here.