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IE500217 - Computer Graphics I

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

This course is an introduction to computer graphics. The main themes are:
- Introduction to essential algorithms and data structures used in computer graphics.
- Use of software packages to create computer graphics.
- Applications of computer graphics from science and industry.

Concepts from computer graphics include:
- 3D modelling.
- The graphics pipeline.
- Projections.
- Ray Tracing.
- Texture Mapping.
- Shading.

All topics are taught from low-level to high-level: theory, implementation, application in software packages, and applications in science and industry.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:
- Be able to explain in detail central concepts, data structures and algorithms in computer graphics.
- Be familiar with important applications of computer graphics.

Skills:
- Be able to create 3D models and scenes, and apply a range of techniques from computer graphics, by using graphics software.

General competence:
- Be able to recognize and understand implementations of elementary algorithms and data structures from computer graphics.
- Be able to discuss which data structures and algorithms from computer graphics can best be used in specific situations.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, video lectures, classroom exercises, 3-6 mandatory project assignments.

The 3-6 mandatory project assignments have to be handed in and approved by the lecturer in order to get access to the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Master in engineering in Simulation and Visualization (880MVS)
Master in engineering in Simulation and Visualization - part time (881MVSD)

Course materials

Course literature will be announced at the start of the course.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Graphics/Image Processing
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of ICT and Natural Sciences

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Written examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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