CSE 169 - Computer Animation

Units: 

 4

Advanced graphics class focuses on the programming techniques involved in computer animation. Algorithms and approaches for both character animation and physically based animation will be covered. Particular subjects may include skeletons, skinning, key framing, facial animation, inverse kinematics, locomotion, motion capture, video game animation, particle systems, rigid bodies, clothing, hair, and other techniques.  Prep: An understanding of linear algebra recommended.

Course Objectives: 

This course will supplement CSE 168 a course on rendering algorithms.

Laboratory Work: 

Programming projects.

Prerequisites: 

CSE 167; Recommend preparation of an understanding of linear algebra. Please see Prerequisites Page

Offered: 

One quarter per year, normally in the Spring.