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Module Title LH Computer Graphics
SchoolComputer Science
Department Computer Science
Module Code 06 30212
Module Lead Ales Leonardis
Level Honours Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites LC Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science - (06 30181) LC Data Structure & Algorithms - (06 30175)
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-33 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-22 hours
Guided independent study-145 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description One of the most fascinating and popular uses of computers is the creation of images and animations as used in games and films. Students will learn the key concepts, representations, transformations, and techniques of computer graphics. The theoretical knowledge will be applied to constructing complex images, using techniques such as lighting and occlusion to make them look realistic.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Understand the stages in a graphics pipeline
  • Work with different representations for graphics objects, and show an appreciation of their advantages and disadvantages
  • Know how to construct transformations for graphics objects, and be able to apply them to achieve a desired outcome.
  • Understand how graphics objects are rendered, and how different techniques (eg: image-based rendering) affect the results.
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Main Assessments: 1.5 hour examination (50%) and continuous assessment (50%)

Supplementary Assessments: 1.5 hour examination (50%) and continuous assessment (50%)
Other Birmingham version of Dubai based module 32572
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