DH2320 Introduction to Visualization and Computer Graphics 6.0 credits

Introduktion till visualisering och datorgrafik

The course includes fundamentals within visualization and visual communication with techniques in a broad sense and with examples, demonstrations and lab assignments within different applications, such as computer games, medical visualization, environmental planing, and information visualization.

The course includes both theory and practical aspects with theory and lab assignments being mixed. The students are expected to see and use current tools within the focus of the course.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Academic level (A-D)

    C
  • Main field of study

    Computer Science and Engineering
  • Grading scale

    P, F

Course offerings

Spring 18 for programme students

Spring 18 for Study Abroad Programme (SAP)

  • Periods

    Spring 18 P3 (6.0 credits)

  • Application code

    20032

  • Start date

    15/01/2018

  • End date

    2018 week: 11

  • Language of instruction

    English

  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Number of lectures

  • Number of exercises

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places

    No limitation

  • Target group

    Only open för students within Study Abroad Programme (SAP)

Intended learning outcomes

The students should after the course be able to

  • explain fundamental concepts within computer graphics such as geometrical transformations, illumination models, removal of hidden surfaces and rendering
  • explain the ideas in some fundamental algorithms for computer graphics and to some extent be able to compare and evaluate them
  • explain and apply fundamental principles within interaction programming
  • explain and understand fundamental concepts within information visualization and scientific visualization.

Course main content

  • Computer graphics
  • Information visualization
  • Scientific visualization
  • Interaction programming

Eligibility

Single course students: 90 university credits including 45 university credits in Mathematics and/or Information Technology and the courses SF1604 Linear algebra, SF1625 Calculus in one variable, SF1626 Calculus in several variables, SF1901 Probability theory and statistics, DD1337 Programming and DD1338 Algorithms and Data Structures or equivalent.

Literature

Kurslitteraturen består av material som delas ut på föreläsningarna.

Examination

  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 3.0, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0, grading scale: P, F

In this course all the regulations of the code of honor at the School of Computer science and Communication apply, see: http://www.kth.se/csc/student/hederskodex/1.17237?l=en_UK.

Offered by

CSC/computational Science and Technology

Contact

Tino Weinkauf (weinkauf@kth.se)

Examiner

Tino Weinkauf <weinkauf@kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2015.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2010.