Computer Animation & Visualisation Module

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Lecturer

Taku Komura, IF1.23 Informatics Forum, tkomura [-at-] inf.ed.ac.uk, (0131) 651-3445

Lecture Times

Syllabus

Activities

  1. 18 lectures on the above syllabus (including lab sessions).
  2. 2 assessed practical exercises.

Lecture Notes

  • Lecture 1 Introduction - 15th January 2013
      Lecture Note [PDF]
  • Lecture 2 Character Animation - 17th January 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF]
  • Lecture 3 Skinning - 21st January 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 4 (Lab session) at AT4.12 Explanation about Assignment 1 - 24th January 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 5 Motion Capture, Physically-based Character Animation - 28th January 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 6 Motion Synthesis by Optimization / Motion Editing - 31st January 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 7 Facial Animation - 4th February 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 8 Data Driven Facial Animation - 7th February 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 9 Crowd Simulation - 11th February 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 10 Particle System - 14th February 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 11 Discrete Data Structure and Color Mapping - 25th February 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 12 Volume Rendering - 27th February 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 13 Lab Session at Appleton Tower 5.08, 16:10-17:00 - 4th March 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 14 Contouring - 7th March 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 15 Vector Field Visualization - 11th March 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 16 Processing 3D Surface Data - 14th March 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 17 Processing 3D Surface Data - 18th March 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 18 Tensor Visualization and Information Visualization - 21st March 2014
      Lecture Note [PDF ] (subject to changes)
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    Assessment

    All practical work is covered by the school policy on plagiarism and students are advised to be fully aware of this when submitting practical work.

    Coursework #1 Assignment 1

    Submit: Deadline 4:00PM, 17th February, 2014. It must be submitted electronically.

    Return: Feedback will be returned on 3rd March. The written feedback form can be collected from the ITO.

    Coursework #2 Assignment 2

    Submit:4pm, Deadline 14th March 2014. It must be submitted electronically as mentioned above.

    Return: Feedback will be returned on 28th March 2014. Written feedback can be received at the ITO.

    Feedback

    The coursework will be evaluated based on the correctness of the implementation, quality of the rendered results and the description about the work. The algorithmic mistakes will be pointed out, which may be useful for further implementation and when answering related questions in the final exam.
  • All practical work is covered by the school policy on plagiarism and students are advised to be fully aware of this when submitting practical work.
  • All practical work is also covered by the late submission policy.
  • Reading List

    The following texts are recommended to additionally support the course but are not essential. Most are available from the university library.
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