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Comp275: Advanced Computer Graphics

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General Information

3D simulation of clouds animated and rendered interactively. From Interacting with Smoke and Fire in Real Time by Jos Stam.


  • Professor: Sarah S. Frisken (frisken @ cs.tufts.edu)
  • TA: Elena Jakubiak (jakubiak @ eecs.tufts.edu)

Office Hours

  • Prof. Frisken: Tuesdays 3-4, Thursdays 3-4, or by appointment. Room 006 Halligan Extension
  • Elena Jakubiak: TBD. Room 107 Halligan Hall.


  • Comp 175: Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • Working knowledge of the C programming language

Dates, Times, & Location

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 1:30-2:45
Halligan 106

Suggested Textbooks

  • Physics-Based Animation by Erleben et al., Charles River Media, 2005
  • Game Physics by Eberly, Morgan Kaufmann Publications, 2004.

  • OpenGL: A Primer, 2nd Edition by Angel, Addison Wesley, 2005.
  • OpenGL Programming Guide by Shreiner, Woo, Neider, and Davis, Addison Wesley (an on-line copy is available -- see the resources page)