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Advanced Computer Graphics and Applications

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course


The course deals with rendering of 3D models with a focus on real time. Illumination models, advanced texturing, programming of hardware accelerated graphics accelerations and spatial (3D) sound. It also covers data structures for culling and algorithms for speeding up rendering. Hardware and peripheral equipment for 3D interaction. It gives an overview of applications areas such as computer games, training simulators and virtual reality.

The course consists of a theoretical part and a mandatory part in which the student will learn to develop and use a rendering platform for real time graphics and VR.

Application and eligibility

Advanced Computer Graphics and Applications, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2018 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

The information below is only for exchange students

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 19 March 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Univ: To be admitted you must have (or equivalent) 90 ECTS-credits including 60 ECTS-credits in Computing Science or two years of completed studies within a study programme (120 ECTS-credits). In both cases, the studies must include at least 4.5 ECTS-credits within Scientific computing/Numerical Analysis (e.g. 5DV005 or 5DV154), the course Programming in Unix (5DV088), and a course within Computer Graphics on bachelor level (e.g. 5DV179 or 5DV111).

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper Secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Exchange students applying for courses within the departments own agreements will be given first priority. Then will - in turn - candidates within the Faculty agreements, central exchange agreements and other departmental agreements be selected.

Application code

UMU-A5730

Application

This application round is only intended for nominated exchange students. Information about deadlines can be found in the e-mail instruction that nominated students receive. The application period is closed.

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Student Office at computing science

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Course is given by
Department of computing science