|Course code COMP6370||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science|
Studies issues related to the displaying of objects, which may include: graphics hardware, windows programming, 2D drawing primitives, 2D & 3D geometrical transformation, projections, geometric models, 3D viewing, visible-surface determination, illumination and shading, ray tracing, and computer animation.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||1. Obtain an overview of computer graphics techniques. |
2. Learn to think geometrically and to understand computer graphics algorithms.
3. Learn graphics programming skills.
|Content||1. Graphics pipeline. |
2. Graphics algorithms.
3. Geometrical operations used in graphics.
4. Methods for modeling curves, surfaces, and solids.
5. Lighting models and colour.
6. Computer vision.
|Assumed Knowledge||1. Familiarity with|
a. elementary linear algebra (vectors, matrices) and geometry.
b. elementary calculus (for some parts of the course).
2. Some Computer Science
a. reasonable programming skills
b. elementary data structures and algorithms.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Computer Lab: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for COMP6370|