JimRowan:Fall2009:2110-08:ClassCalendar

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Course Calendar

10:00 am - 11:50 am TR Building B 2700 Aug 17, 2009 - Dec 04, 2009


Below is the course calendar which will be updated as the course progresses.
You should watch this page to be alerted to changes in the calendar when they do occur.

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Tuesday Thursday

August 18

Send me an email to dr.jimrowan@gmail.com
Banner RollCall!
Daily question & sign-in


TODAY: HexFiend Demo

Show William Anderson's Blender video
a word from your prof
Syllabus
Crib sheet
Posting of the slides
Posting of the old tests
Build your wiki site
Set up your wiki


FOR NEXT CLASS: Read Chapter 1

In class project time: 15min


August 20

Daily question & sign-in
Have a look at the wiki sites!
Look at bad designs scrapbook in additionalClassInformation


TODAY: Chapter 1 lecture

FOR NEXT CLASS: Read Chapter 2

In class project time: 20


August 25

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY: Chapter 2 lecture

FOR NEXT CLASS: Complete chapter 2

In class project time: 20 min

August 27

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY: Finish Chapter 2 and work on projects

FOR NEXT CLASS: Chapter 3

In class project time: 40 minutes

September 1

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY: CH 3, 4 & 5 Overview

FOR NEXT CLASS: Read CH 4

In class project time: 30 minutes

September 3

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY: Chapter 4 through slide 39: Bitmapped Images

FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 50 minutes

September 8

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY: Complete Ch 4 slides 40 through the end of presentation: Bitmapped Images

Introduction to Project 2


FOR NEXT CLASS:

Chapter 5
Do Convolution calculations for Image#3 and Mask #3
In class project time: 55 min

September 10

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY: Vector Graphics 2D

Vector Graphics 3D
Review Convolution calculation homework

Big Buck Bunny Video!


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 10 minutes

September 15

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY:

Review changes to schedule
Look at Internet Networking
Look at the TEST 1 topics
Work on Projects 1 & 2


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 50 minutes

September 17

Daily question & sign-in
No question today! YAY!


TODAY:

Review changes to schedule
Project 1 deadline extended to Friday, 9/18 11:59 pm
Look at Internet Networking
Look at the TEST 1 topics
Work on Projects 1 & 2


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 1HR 50 Min


September 22

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY:

Test 1 Moved up from Sept 24!
Don't forget your CRIB SHEET!


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time:

September 24

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY:

Moved up to Tuesday, September 22: Exam 1!
Don't forget your crib sheet!


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time:

September 29

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY:

Look at gradesheet posting
Notice due date for Project 2
Color part 1!


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: i hr
Read Chapter 5, Color

October 1

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY:

Color Part 2
Review project 1 grading


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 1 hr 15 min

October 6

Daily question & sign-in
Show colored light display
What color do you get if you start with white light and then remove the red?
Send your answer to dr.jimrowan@gmail.com


TODAY:

Test 1 is posted
Test 2 topics list is posted
POSTPONED to 10/9 Friday Midnight! Due: Project 2


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 1 hr 15 min

October 8

Daily question & sign-in
Which of the color models works for both additive and subtractive color processes?
October 12: LAST DAY TO DROP CLASS
Project 2 due midnight, Friday Oct 9


TODAY:

Introduce Blender Project 3
Mouse setup
Finish Project 2


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 50minutes

October 13

Daily question & sign-in
You are given a cube that is painted black
You enter a room that has been lit by two light sources, one infrared and the other ultraviolet
Aside from the fact that the UV will blind you, what color does the cube appear to be?
-1 black
-2 red
-3 purple
-4 you can't tell from the information given
Ssend your answer to dr.jimrowan@gmail.com


TODAY:

Review for Test 2?
Postponed 'till Oct 15: Test 2
Blender project time


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time:

October 15

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY:

Test 2


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time:

October 20

Daily question & sign-in
Name one lossy image compression technique
Email answer to dr.jimrowan@gmail.com


TODAY:

Test 2 grading spreadsheet posted
Test 2 review Thursday
Project 2 grading spreadsheet posted
Project 2 review Thursday
Project 2 revision?
1) Make the changes
2) Email me that it has been redone
iMovie demo! (project4)


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 1HR 30 Min

October 22

Daily question & sign-in
Blender allows you to create a 3d world that is based on vector graphics. What kind of 3d world creation system is it?
What kind of model building technique does Blender use?


TODAY:

Return Test 2
Review Project 2


FOR NEXT CLASS:

Read Chapter 6: Video
In class project time: 1 HR

October 27

Daily question & sign-in
What is the video standard used in the US and Japan?
Send your answer to Dr.JimRowan@gmail.com


TODAY:

Notice Project 3 due date!
Lecture: Video part 1
Demonstrate Blender animation


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 20 minutes

October 29

Daily question & sign-in
A codec that takes more time to compress a digital image than it takes to decompress that image is called what? It's a(an) ________ codec.
Send your answer to dr.jimrowan@gmail.com


TODAY:

Video parts 2 & 3


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 50 minutes

November 3

Daily question & sign-in
In animation, the process of filling in between key frames is called what?
Email your answer to dr.jimrowan@gmail.com


TODAY:

Introduce Project 4, Video
Animation lecture


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 30 minutes

November 5

Daily question & sign-in
Although high frequency changes in images are not as important as low frequency changes, the opposite is true for audio... in audio, high frequency changes are more important than low frequency changes.


TODAY:

More about audio


FOR NEXT CLASS:

Read chapter 8, Audio
In class project time: 40 minutes

November 10

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY:

FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time:

November 12

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY:

Test 3, Video and Animation


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time:

November 17

Daily question & sign-in
In audio, the timing of sample-taking is critical. Any variation of this timing causes an audio artifact. What is this audio artifact called?


TODAY:

Trouble with video camera?
WrapUp Lecture
More reading
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Berners-Lee
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Kay
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Alan_Kay
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ward_Cunningham

A bit more about sound:
How sound affects us:
http://www.wimp.com/howsound/
http://www.wimp.com/dragonillusion/
http://www.wimp.com/shadyillusion/

Discuss copyright study
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_use
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Millennium_Copyright_Act

Test 3 grading spreadsheet is posted


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 1 hr

November 19

Daily question & sign-in
Sound is important and falls into several different categories.] One category is music, another category is speech. Environmental sound is also important and probably has evolutionary roots. You are in the woods. It is morning and the birds are singing. Why are you not particularly alarmed?


TODAY:

Gather the thumb drives
Project 3 due 11:59 pm Friday, November 20
Return Test 3
Review for Test 4


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time: 1 HR

November 24

Thanksgiving Holiday!

November 26

Thanksgiving Holiday!

December 1

Daily question & sign-in


TODAY:

Test 4


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time:

December 3

Daily question & sign-in
December 4: Last day of class before finals


TODAY:

Return Test 4
Review for Final
Project 4 due December 4 at 11:59PM


FOR NEXT CLASS:

In class project time:

December 8

FINALS!: December 7-12

December 10

FINALS!: December 7-12


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