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This course presents a general introduction to spline theory and recent developments in techniques for representing, manipulating and rendering curves and surfaces constructed from splines in a graphics environment. The development of the material will be based on blossoms, with the lectures based on the course notes.

Room and Lecture Times

For Winter 2020 CS 779 will be held MW 9-10:20 in DC 2568.

Some Monday/Wednesday lectures will be rescheduled to Fridays, 1-4, DC-2568.


  • The first lecture will be Monday, January 6, 2018.
  • There will be class on Friday, January 24.
  • There will NOT be class on Monday, January 27, from 2:00-3:30.
  • It is fully expected that all lectures after January 27th will be held on their regularly scheduled Monday,Wednesday time slots.
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