Mediating Reality - Computer Graphics

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in the 1st semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objectives:  

Explore the chosen specialisation from a formal perspective with a focus on exploring the relationships between real and artificially generated stimuli. Develop and evaluate an application in the chosen specialisation investigating this issue in terms of either: 1) emulating reality, 2) enhancing reality or virtuality, or 3) transforming reality into novel forms of expression and aesthetics.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to understand core elements in computer graphics in terms of fundamental radiometric/photometric concepts, and advanced modelling and animation techniques
  • Must be able to understand principles of modelling and animation of 3D computer graphics content
  • Must be able to understand how some of the models applied in computer graphics relate to the real physical world

Skills

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to apply computer graphics related concepts, tools, and technologies to create products with a conscious and purposive relation to applicable concepts and phenomena of the real world

Competences

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to evaluate and select relevant computer graphics theories, methods, and tools, and synthesize them to produce new knowledge and solutions

Type of instruction

Academically supervised student-governed problem oriented project work.



Exam

Exams

Name of examMediating Reality - Computer Graphics
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
In accordance with the current Joint Programme Regulations and directions on examination from the Study Board for Media Technology:
Oral examination with external censor based on a written project report and a media-technological product plus an A/V production that illustrates and summarizes the project.

The assessment is performed in accordance with the 7-point grading scale.
ECTS15
Permitted aids
With certain aids, see list below
See semester description
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria for the evaluation are specified in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleMediering af virkeligheden - computergrafik
Module codeMSNMCGM2171
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Media Technology
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
SchoolSchool of Information and Communication Technology