University Of Limerick

Computer Graphics


Iowa State Course Substitution

Introduction to Computer Graphics

COM S 336

Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Course Description:
Physical devices for graphics systems: Input and Output devices, Raster Scan devices, RGB colour systems, Video Memory Models; Implications of these for interactive graphics systems. General structure of Interactive Graphics systems: Issues involved in digitising analogue information: antialiasing techniques; Design and implementation of drawing algorithms for basic shapes: Issues and techniques; Establishing Device, Language and Application Independence: Conceptual levels in graphics systems; Frames of reference and Viewing systems; Control and manipulation of graphics elements: Input and Output primitives, Clipping functions, Transformation (rotation, scaling, translation, reflection, shears) and Segmentation functions; Transformations in 3-D; Projections; Viewing in 3D; Drawing Curves: Techniques, Properties of different types of curves; Basic Modelling: Representation of surfaces via polygons; Realism; Hidden surface removal; Surface generation via bi-cubic curves; Rendering.


Evaluation Date:
December 7, 2016
Steven Kautz