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Prerequisites: MATH 1220 AND CS 4600 AND CS 6600 highly recommended. Programming experience necessary.
Introduction to current concepts and issues in CAGD systems with emphasis on free-form surface design; mathematics of free-form curve and surface representations, including Coons patches, Bezier method, B-splines, triangular interpolants, and their geometric consequences; classical surface geometry; local and global design tradeoffs and explicit and parametric tradeoffs; subdivision and refinement as techniques in modeling; current production capabilities compared to advanced research. Laboratory experiments with current CAD systems.