DD2470 Advanced Topics in Visualization and Computer Graphics 6.0 credits

Avancerade ämnen i visualisering och datorgrafik

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Give an overview of relevant research publication, the structure of a research paper and how to, in an efficient way, search for relevant literature.

Read, present and discuss recent research papers in visualisation and computer graphics. Implement a method, or parts thereof, published in a research paper.

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the students should be able to:

  • understand, carry out and present a method from a recent research paper in visualisation and computer graphics or parts thereof,
  • understand the current research challenges in visualisation and computer graphics,
  • conduct effective searches of research literature relevant to visualisation and computer graphics,
  • navigate the scientific publication landscape including conferences, journals and bibliometrics,
  • effectively and efficiently read research articles by understanding their structure and aspects such as novelty, technical soundness, evaluation and usability

so that they will be able to

  • benefit from the body of academic research in their future career, thereby fueling knowledge transfer to industry and success rates in doctoral studies.

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Literature and preparations

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Conference proceedings from for example:

IEEE Visualization EuroVis



Journals, for example:

Transactions on Visualization and ComputerGraphics Transactions on Graphics

Computer GraphicsForum Computers and Graphics

Examination and completion

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A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project 1, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • PRO2 - Project 2, 4.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Tino Weinkauf

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Offered by

EECS/Human Centered Technology

Main field of study *

Computer Science and Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: