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Course syllabus MIAX20008 - Visual Computing and Multimedia (FI - WS 2020/2021)

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Pan-european University
Course unit code: MIAX20008
Course unit title:
Visual Computing and Multimedia
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 24 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
workshop2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester:
Applied Informatics - 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assessment methods:
theroretical test project - 60%
midterm - 40%

Evaluation = midterm (40 points) + test (60 points)
A - 100-94 points
B - 93-86 points
C - 85-76 points
D - 75-66 points
E - 65-56 points
Fx - 55-0 points
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The goal is to introduce to students possibilities of using the principles and methods of interactive multimedia applications and basic computer graphics algorithms. After the class they are able to specify and partially implement simple interactive multimedia applications based on the knowledge of computer graphics.
Course contents:
1. Object representation (B-rep, F-rep, Point cloud, …)
2. Rasterization and antialiasing
3. Clipping algorithms and filling algorithms
4. Particle systems, fractals
5. Curves and surfaces
6. Coordinate systems and transformations, scene representation
7. Materials and textures
8. Local illumination methods
9. Shading
10. Shadowing methods
11. Algorithms of visibility
12. Global illumination methods (ray tracing, radiosity)
Recommended or required reading:
ŽÁRA, J. Moderní počítačová grafika : [kompletní průvodce metodami 2D a 3D grafiky]. 2nd ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2010. 608 p. ISBN 80-251-0454-0.
ET AL, -. -- FOLEY, J. Fundamentals of Interactive Computer Graphics. New York: Wiley, 1990.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Essential knowledge: slovak and english language or only english language in english class
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 130

18,5 %
17,7 %
23,1 %
21,5 %
17,7 %
1,5 %
Name of lecturer(s):
RNDr. Ján Lacko, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
4. 6. 2020

Last modification made by Mgr. Jozef Sisák on 06/04/2020.

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