Conference 5–9 August 2012
Exhibition 7–9 August 2012
Los Angeles Convention Center

Fundamentals Seminar

Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 408A

The Fundamentals Seminar is an entertaining three-hour introduction to computer graphics concepts for new attendees who want to optimize their time at SIGGRAPH 2012. This session is open to all attendees.

Topics include strategies for getting the most from the conference, the graphics pipeline, the graphics hardware displayed in the Exhibition, modeling, rendering, and animation.

The Fundamentals Seminar is especially important for educators.

COURSE SCHEDULE

9 am
Welcome and Overview

9:10 am
How to Attend SIGGRAPH

9:20 am
The Graphics Process

9:40 am
Graphics Hardware

10 am
Modeling

10:30 am
Break

10:45 am
Maybe Our Vision Isn't as Good as We Think It Is

10:50 am
Rendering

11:15 am
Animation

11:50 am
Finding Additional Information

Noon
Q&A

Level

Introductory

Prerequisites

None.

Intended Audience

Raw beginners. There is no limitation on the age or field of seminar attendees.

Instructor(s)

Mike Bailey
Oregon State University