Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
Multimedia and computer graphics
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Computer Engineering - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Laurentini Aldo ORARIO RICEVIMENTO     4 0.5 0.5 0 7
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/05 5 B - Caratterizzanti Ingegneria informatica
Introduction and main applications.
The human visual system. Spatial and temporal resolution. The clues for 3D perception.
Intensity and colour perception. Colour models.
2D and 3D transformations. Homogeneous coordinates. Planar projections.
Representation of curves, surfaces, solids.
Simple shading models. Interpolative shading. Determining visible surfaces.
Advanced shading techniques. Shades. 2D and 3D textures. Bump mapping.
Photorealism. Global shading techniques: ray tracing, radiosity.
Elements of scientific visualization.
Graphics hardware. The graphics pipeline. Peripherals.
Basics of multimedia.
Graphics routines. Graphics standards. Open GL. Interacting with images.
3D images and virtual reality.
Miscellaneous topics (morphing, autostereograms, particle systems..)
Laboratories and/or exercises
The assignments will concern C++ and Open GL programs
Lecture notes(PDF) in English, past assignments and other information and material available on the course site

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2009/10

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