Computer Graphics

Information and Communication Technologies, Publication in the Diário da República - Plano 4 - 2010/2011

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre,


Previous knowledge of mathematics and algebra

The students should

. be familiar with concepts, techniques, algorithms and architecture of computer graphics
. be able to discriminate between all the algorithms employed for the development of computer graphic systems.

. Introduction to computer graphics
. Computer graphics history
. Mathematical and geometric foundations of computer graphics
. Representation and modelling of 3D objects
. Representation and rendering
. Graphic channels
. Lighting
. Mapping techniques
. Geometric shadows
. Radiance methods
. Ray tracing strategy
. Volume rendering
. Anti-aliasing theory and practice

Evaluation Methodology
Mid-term assessment:
Practical assignment
Written Test
Ongoing assessment

Exam and make-up exam:
written test
Practical assignment


Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials

Software used in class