Advanced Graphics - COMP9018

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Computer Science and Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: a mark of at least 65 in COMP3421.

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Assumed knowledge: Experience with OpenGL and Java.

This course covers advanced topics in graphics and related technologies with a strong hands-on and interactive focus. Topics include: advanced features of OpenGL; 2D and 3D still, interactive and animated file formats; advanced modelling and animation techniques; detailed surface models; performance optimisation; radiosity; ray tracing and optimisations; Monte Carlo and metropolis rendering; volumetric rendering; image based rendering; interactivity; collision detection and 3D graphics hardware design. Students will be given the opportunity to present seminars on research areas of interest to them, as well as experiment with 3D graphics software.
This course will be extremely interactive. You'll be expected to be involved.
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