## Schedule

All lecture dates and due dates are tentative and subject to change.

Later in the semester students will be presenting papers, in pairs, two papers in one lecture meeting. Here is a list of papers to choose from, with some date constraints.

date | topic | reference | reading | hw | proj | |
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24 | Jan | Introduction | History | slides | |||

26 | Jan | Radiometry | notes | Preisendorfer 1976 | hw0 | |

31 | Jan | Radiometry | ||||

2 | Feb | Direct illumination & BRDF | notes | slides | |||

7 | Feb | Direct illumination & BRDF | hw1 | |||

9 | Feb | Monte Carlo integration | Feller 1968 and 1971 | |||

14 | Feb | Microfacet BRDF models | slides | Walter et al. 2007 | ||

16 | Feb | Sampling illumination | slides | |||

21 | Feb | Sampling illumination | Multiple importance sampling | slides | notes | Veach & Guibas 1995 | hw2 | |

23 | Feb | Path Tracing | ||||

28 | Feb | Rendering Equation | Kajiya 1986, Arvo 1995, Veach 1997 | |||

1 | Mar | Radiative Transfer | notes | |||

6 | Mar | Radiative Transfer | ||||

8 | Mar | Volume path tracing | notes | |||

13 | Mar | Diffusion | notes | |||

15 | Mar | BSSRDF models | proj1 | |||

20 | Mar | —Spring Break— | ||||

22 | Mar | —Spring Break— | ||||

27 | Mar | BSSRDF Models | slides | Jensen et al 2001, Arbree 2009, Jakob et al. 2010 | ||

29 | Mar | Path Integral Formulation | ||||

3 | Apr | —no class— | hw3 | |||

5 | Apr | Sunling Yang and Tim Langlois Chun-Po Wang and Pramook Khungurn |
slides slides |
d'Eon et al 2007 Bruneton & Neyret 2012 |
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10 | Apr | Asher Dunn and Nicolas Savva Path Integral Formulation | slides |
Premoze et al 2004 |
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12 | Apr | Albert Liu and Alessandro Farsi Zhiyuan Teo and Sean Bell |
slides slides |
Ramamoorthi & Hanrahan 2001 Wang et al. 2008 |
proj2 | |

17 | Apr | Daniel Joerimann and Jordan Robinson Bidirectional Path Tracing |
slides slides |
Crassin et al. 2009 Veach 1997 |
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19 | Apr | Devansh Gupta and Jin Hyuk ChoMarkov Chain Monte Carlo |
slides |
Walter et al. 2009 Liu 2001, pp. 105-114 |
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24 | Apr | Ian Lenz and Theodore NiMCMC light transport |
slides slides | demo |
Havran 2005 |
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26 | Apr | Ivaylo Boyadzhiev and Kevin MatzenBrian Phlipot and Sean Ryan |
slides slides |
Keller 1997 Walter 2009 |
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1 | May | Refraction, reflection, and caustics | ||||

3 | May | Jeffrey Ames and David ThomasonSong Cao and Yue Gao |
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11 | May | Final project presentations | finalproj |