University of Hyderabad (UOH) Syllabus of Master of Computer Applications (MCA), Semester IV,CS-522 – Computer Graphics and Visualization
Aims & Objectives : This is first course introducing basics of computer graphics and various visualization techniques.
Course Content : Introduction: History, Advantages, Application, I/O Devices Graphic Packages, Languages. 2D Graphics: Drawing Elementary figures, Polygon Filling, Transformations, Windowing and clipping, Display file segmentation. Interactive Graphics: Interactive input techniques, Event handling, Input functions; 3D Graphics and Realism: Mathematical Preliminaries, Curves and Surfaces, Clipping, Hidden line and surface removal, rendering, real-time graphics; Introduction to Visualization, Tools for Visualization, Applications etc.
Recommended Books :
D. Hearn and M. P. Baker: Computer Graphics, IEEE, 1989.
Rogers: Mathematical elements for Computer Graphics, McGraw-Hill, 1985.
Newman and R. F. Sproull: Principles of Interactive Graphics, McGraw-Hill, 1979.
Harrington, Computer Graphics: A programming approach, McGraw-Hill, 1987.
M. Berger: Computer graphics with Pascal, Benjamin/Cummings, 1986.
Foley & A. Van Dam: Fundamentals of Interactive Computer Graphics, Addison Wesley, 1982.