Mixed Reality Technologies

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Module contents: The goal of this module is to introduce the students to theories and methods of mixed reality technologies in relation to the creation of interactive or re-active narratives and performances that merge virtual and material spaces. The module is comprised of theoretical and practical courses and seminars that concern use of technologies for construction of performative environments and/or installations.

In connection with the module, courses may be offered within the following areas:

  • Mixed Reality Technologies

Learning objectives

Knowledge

During this module, students should acquire basic knowledge about

  • theories and methods used towards the creation of mixed reality systems, e.g., motion capture and object tracking
  • mapping between real- and virtual-world environments
  • methods for evaluating experiences and presence in different environments

Skills

During this module, students should acquire skills in

  • applying methods for development of augmented, mixed and virtual environment
  • applying methods for tracking of fiducial and natural objects
  • applying methods for automated analysis and recognition of human motion
  • analyzing mappings between real, augmented, mixed or virtual reality environments
  • analyzing user experiences and presence in augmented, mixed or virtual reality environments

Competences

During this module, students should acquire competencies in

  • analyzing and constructing augmented, mixed and virtual environments
  • analyzing and constructing motion capture systems
  • analyzing and constructing systems that map information between real, augmented, mixed or virtual reality environments.

Type of instruction

Individual or small groups

Exam

Exams

Name of examMixed Reality Technologies
Type of exam
Written exam
The assignment is evaluated by one examiner and awarded a pass/fail grade.
Number of pages: the written work must not exceed 10 pages.

In case of a Fail grade, also a second examiner will evaluate the
assignment.

The examination may be substituted by satisfactory and active participation in
courses, i.e. 80% presence and submission of all assignments set during the course.
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe examination should demonstrate that the student has fulfilled the objectives outlined above.

Facts about the module

Danish titleMixed reality teknologi
Module codeBAART201516
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
5. semester
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Art & Technology
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities