Application Course

Course Overview

This course will depend on student interest and the availability of instructors. We give here two sample catalog descriptions.

Computer Graphics

This is an introduction to computer image synthesis and interactive computer graphics applications. Topics include computer graphics hardware, color image display, event-driven programming, line drawing, polygon scan conversion, texture mapping, image morphing, image composition, curves and surfaces, hidden surface algorithms, local illumination models, ray tracing, and photo realistic image synthesis.

Artificial Intelligence

This course covers the principal ideas and developments in artificial intelligence: theorem proving, problem-solving methods, and representation of knowledge, natural language analysis and synthesis, and programming languages for artificial intelligence.