School of Computer Science

Module 02408 (2011)

Module description - Graphics 2

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Module Title Graphics 2
School School of Computer Science
Module Code 06-02408
Level 3/H
Member of Staff Ela Claridge
Semester Semester 2 - 10 credits

2 hrs/week of lectures.


On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • design wire-frame representations of 3-dimensional objects
  • define matrices for 3-dimensional transformations
  • explain and design algorithms for the viewing and projection of 3-dimensional objects using transformation matrices
  • apply the relevant concepts of linear algebra and geometry to the design of computer graphics algorithms (e.g. vector and matrix operations and trigonometry)
  • explain and design basic raster conversion algorithms
  • explain the colour models and image representations
  • Sessional: 1.5 hr examination (100%).
3D Computer Graphics Alan Watt Addison Wesley
Computer Graphics Hearn D & Baker M