SIGGRAPH 2002 Courses to Teach Newest Computer Graphics Techniques

ACM SIGGRAPH recently released a list of courses for the education program for SIGGRAPH 2002, the 29th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques to be held July 21-26 in San Antonio. The 2002 courses will teach new computer graphics techniques for interactive systems, games, films, the Web and wireless devices.

The conference will offer 59 courses: 25 full-day, 26 half-day and eight tutorials. Many of the classes are being offered in conjunction with other conference programs, particularly the new Web Graphics program.

The courses include:

* MPEG-4: Next-Generation Standard for Interactive Media
* Dynamic Media on Demand: Exploring Wireless and Wired Streaming Technologies
and Content
* Motion Capture: Pipeline, Applications, and Use
* Simulating Nature: Realistic and Interactive Techniques
* OpenGL 2.0

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