Reading List: Week 7

Course Material
Read the following units of online Course Notes
  • Unit 5: Bézier Curves
    Pay special attention to the following:
    1. Important property: partition of unity, convex hull. and affine invariance.
    2. Important algorithms: de Casteljau's algorithm, curve subdivision, and degree elevation.
  • Unit 6: B-spline Curves
    Pay special attention to the first three sections.
Exam and Exercise
  • Do Exercise 3.
  • Continue the Blossoming Principle related drill exercise. You must do all of those simpler problems.
  • Play with DesignMentor to get a firm understanding of the important properties and algorithms of Bézier curves.