TDT4230 - Graphics and Visualization


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Work 30/100
Written examination 70/100 4 hours D

Course content

Geometric models and their simplification. Modelling with parametric curves and surfaces. Modelling with subdivision surfaces. Hierarchical scene modelling. Culling and hidden surface elimination II. Illumination models and algorithms II. Texture mapping. Ray tracing. Animation techniques. Shadow generation. Visualization principles. Visualization algorithms.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate will acquire knowledge of more advanced graphics and visualization principles and algorithms.

Skills: The candidate will enhance his/her skills in graphics and visualization programming through practical assignments.

General competence: The candidate will gain in-depth understanding of more advanced principles and algorithms in computer graphics and visualization, will realise the potential use of the above and possess the basis for performing research or pursuing commercial applications in the field.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises. Lectures and examination will be held in English. Students are free to choose Norwegian or English for written assessments. The exam will be digital.

Further on evaluation

In the case that the student receives an F/Fail as a final grade after both ordinary and re-sit exam, then the student must retake the course in its entirety. Submitted work that counts towards the final grade will also have to be retaken.
If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may change from written to oral.

Required previous knowledge

Course materials

To be announced at start of semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIF8052 7.5


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Digital exam Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Summer UTS Work INSPERA 30/100
Spring ORD Work INSPERA 30/100
Summer UTS Written examination INSPERA 70/100 D
Spring ORD Written examination INSPERA 70/100 D 2019-06-01 09:00
  • * 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.