Fakultät Informatik

Computer Graphics

Prof. Dr. Westermann

Computer Graphics

Time, Place

Mo 2pm - 4pm Interim 2, Thu 1pm - 3pm HS2

Begin:

19.04.2012

Details:

Prerequisites

none

Announcements

The written exam takes place on Friday 3.8.2012 at 8.30 am.

Content

This lecture is the introductory course to Computer Graphics. The course teaches the algorithms used to program a computer to generate images of a geometric model with associated appearance properties. Ths lecture is held in German language. The following topics are discussed:

  • Geometric Models
  • Color & perception
  • Lighting
  • Ray Tracing
  • Texture mapping
  • Graphics APIs
  • Linear and affine Transformations
  • Rasterization and Shading
  • Clipping
  • Visibility & shadows
  • Curves & surfaces

Literature

  • Foley, Van Dam, Feiner, Hughes: Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice, Addison-Wesley, 2nd edition in C
  • Watt, Watt: Computer Graphics, Addison-Wesley
  • Glassner: Principles of digital image synthesis, Morgan Kaufman
  • Watt, Watt: Advanced Animation and Rendering Techniques; Theory and Practice, Addison-Wesley
  • Encarnaçao, Klein, Strasser: Graphische Datenverarbeitung, 4. Auflage, Oldenburg Verlag
  • Griebel, Bungartz, Zenger: Computer Graphik, Vieweg Verlag

Lecture Slides

 Slides

 

News

- In collaboration with partners from industry, we have a number of thesis topics available in the area of point-based rendering, geo-localization using public data, scene fusion from different viewpoints. If you are interested, please contact  westermann(at)tum.de

 

- Game Devel. Lab Practical for SS'18: kick off meeting on April 3rd,  details here. No matching system sign-up needed!

 

- One PhD position on   Turbulence Visualization is available at the Computer Graphics & Visualization group.