Swansea University

Computer Graphics

CS-255

Iowa State Course Substitution

Introduction to Computer Graphics

COM S 336

Course Info
International Credits:
15.0
Converted Credits:
4.0
Semester:
spring
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Course Description:
Fundamentals: Image sampling and quantization. Digital images. Storage and pixels. Perception, human visual system. Gamma correction. Mathematical background. Image Processing: Representation — sizing, re-scaling, rotation, colour components, brightness and colour models, histograms, histogram equalization, nearest neighbour, bilinear and tricubic interpolation. Processing techniques — JPEG compression, quantization, antialiasing, filtering, convolution, dithering, edge detection and denoising. Image Synthesis: Ray tracing — modelling scenes, accelerating ray tracing using bounding volumes and octrees, fundamental primitives, lighting and illumination, shadows, reflections and transparency. Applications: Volume data and rendering — isosurfacing, volume rendering, Maximum Intensity Projection.

Review

Evaluation Date:
September 9, 2014
Evaluated:
Steven Kautz
Comments:
Looks like fun!