Tentative Schedule
8/25 Wed. 
Assignment: Written assignment 0

8/27 Fri. 
Buzzwords: Affine transformation, transformation matrix, scaling, rotation, identity matrix, translation, matrix decomposition, singular value decomposition, unitary matrix, orthogonal vector
Assignment: Written assignment 1

9/1 Wed. 
Buzzwords: Inner product, projection, Fourier Series, Fourier Transform, Discrete Fourier Transform, spectrum, lowpass filter, highpass filter

9/3 Fri. 
Buzzwords: NyquistShannon sampling theorem, signal sampling, signal reconstruction, convolution, convolution theorem, compressive sensing
Assignment: Written assignment 2

9/8 Wed. 
Buzzwords: Eyes, retina, fovea, foveated rendering, photoreceptors, cones, rods, blind spot, light spectrum, spectral power distribution, photopic vision, scotopic vision, contrast sensitivity function, luminosity efficiency function, lumen, spectral reflectance, color blindness, invisible light, visual cortex, metamerism, metamer, color matching experiment, color matching function, trichromatic theory of color, color space

9/10 Fri. 
Buzzwords: Colorimetry, equalenergy white, color cube, gamut, quantization, chromaticity, chromaticity plot, chromaticity gamut, XYZ color space, reference white, Planckian locus, sRGB, additive color model, subtractive color model, perceptual color space, HSV, HSL, HSB, hue, saturation, value, lightness, brightness, CMYK, gamma

9/15 Wed. 
Buzzwords: Pinhole camera, motion blur, convex lens, concave lens, Snell's law, refraction index, gravitational lens, waveguide, thin lens approximation, paraxial approximation, gaussian lens equation, circle of confusion, depth of field, Fnumber, magnification factor, fieldofview, think lens, optical aberration, chromatic aberration, monochromatic aberration, spherical aberration, motion from blur, depth from blur

9/17 Fri. 
Buzzwords: IR filter, UV filter, microlens, photoelectric effect, photodiodes, quantum efficiency, lightmatter interaction, energyharvesting camera, pixel well, fullwell capacity, saturation, dynamic range, high dynamic range, NIR photography, thermographic camera, IR camera, depth sensing, fill factor, chargetovoltage conversion, voltage gain, CCD sensor, CMOS sensor, rolling shutter, global shutter, analogtodigital conversion, ADC, resolution

9/22 Wed. 
Buzzwords: bayer filter, CYGM filter, aliasing, antialiasing filter, NyquistShannon sampling theorem, demosaic, noise, fixed pattern noise, photon shot noise, dark current noise, read noise, Poisson distribution, signal to noise ratio, signal gain, ISO, dynamic range, decibel, dB, stop, radiant power, radiant intensity, radiance, luminous power, luminous intensity, luminance, candela, tone mapping, gamut mapping

9/24 Fri. 
Buzzwords: demosaic, white balancing, image signal processing, ISP, camera serial interface, systemsonachip, SoC, edge, spatial correlation, spectral correlation

9/29 Wed. 
Buzzwords: Denoising, spatial denoising, temporal denoising, filtering, convolution, mean filter, moving average filter, Gaussian filter, lowpass filter, bilateral filter, luminance denoising, chroma denoising, HDR imaging, tone mapping, graduated neutral density filter, GND, multiple exposures, radiance map, linear tone mapping, global tone mapping, local tone mapping, contrast, local contrast, HDR look

10/1 Fri. 
Buzzwords: Feedbackdriven optimization, color constancy, chromatic adaptation, neutral point, white point, illuminant, von Kries adaptation model, auto white balancing, AWB, active AF, passive AF, phase detection, contrast detection, PDAF, CDAF, crosscorrelation, autofocus point, dual pixel AF, timeofflight, depth from stereo, structured light, metering, exposure value

10/6 Wed. 
Buzzwords: Encoder, decoder, codec, lossless, lossy, luma, chroma, chroma subsampling, Y'CbCr, JPEG, DCT, basis function, quantization matrix, entropy encoding, runlength encoding, RLE, MotionJPEG, MJPEG, MPEG, H.262, H.264, H.265, AVC, HEVC, container former, .mp4, intraframe prediction, interframe prediction, motion estimation, motion compensated interpolation, three step search, residual, macroblock, motion vector, reference frame, Iframe, Pframe, Bframe, GoP, subpixel motion, transcoding

10/8 Fri. 
Buzzwords: Panorama, field of view, FOV, telephoto lens, longfocus lens, perspective projection, ghosting, cylindrical projection, spherical projection, distortion, equirectangular projection, cubemap projection, optical flow, camera rig, omnidirection stereo, VR tax, semanticaware streaming

10/13 Wed. 
AstrophysicalScale Imaging (Guest Lecture by Segev BenZvi)

10/15 Fri. 
Buzzwords: Light field, plenoptic function, extended depth of field

10/20 Wed. 
Buzzwords: Color rendering index, luminous efficacy, luminous flux, fluorescent light, phosphor, emissive display, lightfiltering display, LED, LCD, liquid crystal, polarizer, pointillism, white LED, phosphorconverted LED, field sequential color, FSC, color wheel, DLP projector, digital micromirror device, DMD, color breakup, threechip projector, brightness, DCIP3

10/22 Fri. 
Buzzwords: Photorealism, computergenerated imagery, parametric surface, parametric curve, polygon mesh, triangle mesh, point cloud, point set, normal, polygon triangulation, bezier curve, bezier surface, basis functions, Bernstein polynomials, LiDAR, point set triangulation, Delaunay triangulation

10/27 Wed. 
Buzzwords: rasterization, ray tracing, imagecentric, objectcentric, visibility, shading, local frame, world frame, camera space, raster space, perspective projection, orthographic projection, environmental camera, nearclipping plane, farclipping plane, barycentric coordinates, depthbuffer, zbuffer

10/29 Fri. 

11/3 Wed. 
Buzzwords: recursive ray tracing, raytriangle intersection, acceleration structures, spacepartitioning trees, octree, kdtree, bounding volume hierarchy, BVH

11/5 Fri. 
Buzzwords: reflection, refraction, glossy, diffusion, translucent, subsurface scattering, specular, fresnel equation, Phong shading, Lambert's cosine law, Lambertian diffusion surface, albedo, reflectance, directionalhemispherical reflectance, hemesphericaldirectional reflectance

11/10 Wed. 
Buzzwords: Rendering equation, bidirectional reflectance distribution function, BRDF, emitted radiance, path tracing, MonteCarlo integration, variance, bias, MonteCarlo path tracing, specular lobe, caustic, bidirectional path tracing, texture map, texture mapping, texel, UV unwrapping, UV map, UV island, texture sampling, texture filtering, normal map

11/17 Wed. 

11/19 Fri. 
Buzzwords: Volumetric data, volumetric rendering, surface reconstruction, splat, splatting, reconstruction kernel, ε zbuffering, level of details, LOD, qsplat, bounding sphere hierarchy, point cloud compression

11/24 Wed. 
Thanksgiving Holiday

11/26 Fri. 
Thanksgiving Holiday

12/1 Wed. 
Buzzwords: Foveated rendering, foveated ray tracing, vergenceaccommodation conflict, gaze tracking, multi/varifocal display, defocus blur

12/3 Fri. 
Buzzwords

12/8 Wed. 
