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DD2470 Advanced Topics in Visualization and Computer Graphics 6.0 credits

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Autumn 2024 atcg24 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus DD2470 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Give an overview of relevant research publications, the structure of a research paper and how to, in an efficient manner, 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 student should be able to

  • carry out and present a whole, or parts of, a method from a current research report in visualisation and computer graphics
  • give an account of current research challenges in visualisation and computer graphics
  • search for research literature that is relevant for visualisation and computer graphics efficiently
  • navigate the scientific publication landscape including conferences, journals and bibliometrics,
  • read research articles efficiently and evaluate them with regard to structure and aspects such as novelty, technical soundness, evaluation and usability

in order to be able to benefit from academic research in their future career and thereby contribute to knowledge transfer to the industry.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed course DH2320 Introduction to visualisation and computer graphics or DD2258 Introduction to visualisation, computer graphics and image and video processing.

Active participation in a course offering where the final examination is not yet reported in Ladok is considered equivalent to completion of the course.

Registering for a course is counted as active participation.

The term 'final examination' encompasses both the regular examination and the first re-examination.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

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


  • 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

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

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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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.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Computer Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

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