Computer Animation & Visualisation Module

Lecture Notes ]   [ Assignments ]  

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 - 16th January 2018
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 2 Basics of Character Animation - 19th January 2018
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 3 Motion Capture and Physically-based Animation - 23rd January 2018
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • - 26 January 2018
      NO LECTURE TODAY! LAB NEXT WEEK
  • Lab Session 1 Explanation of Assignment 1. Tutorial for the Unity Engine. - 30th January 2018
       [ Explanation of the first assignment ]. [ Slides ]. Venue: Room 4.14A, Appleton Tower
  • Lab Session 2 Tutorial for the Unity Engine. - 2nd January 2018
       [ Explanation of the first assignment ]. [ Slides ]. Venue: Room 4.14A, Appleton Tower
  • Lecture 4 Skinning - 6th February 2018
      Lecture Note [PPT ]
  • Lecture 5 Facial Animation - 9th February 2018
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 6 Data-Driven Facial Animation - 13th February 2018
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 7 Crowd Animation - 16th February 2018
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 8 Physically-based Animation - 26th February 2018
      Lecture Note [PPT ]
  • Lecture 9 Volume Rendering - 6th March (school closed on 2nd March) 2018
      Lecture Note [pdf ]
  • Lecture 10 Volume Illumination, Contouring - 9th March 2018
      Lecture Note [pdf ]
  • Lecture 11 Vector Field Visualisation - 13th March 2018
      Lecture Note [pdf ]
  • Lecture 12 Processing 3D Surface Data - 16th March 2018
      Lecture Note [pdf ]
  • Venue: Room 5.08, Appleton Tower
  • Lab Session 4 Tutorial for the bonus marks - 23rd March 2018
       [ Explanation of the second assignment ]. Venue: Room 5.08, Appleton Tower
  • Lecture 13 Information Visualisation - 27th March 2018
      Lecture Note [pdf ]
  • Lecture 14 Mesh Shape Editing - 30th March 2018
      Lecture Note [pdf ]
  • Lecture 15 Tensor Visualisation, Motion Synthesis by CNN, last lecture - 3rd April 2018
      Lecture Notes 1[pdf ]
  •   Lecture Notes 2[pdf ]

    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, 26th February, 2018. It must be submitted electronically.

    Return: Feedback will be returned on 7th March. The written feedback form can be collected from the ITO.

    Coursework #2 Assignment 2

    Submit: Deadline 4:00PM, 9th April, 2018. It must be submitted electronically as mentioned above.

    Return: Feedback will be returned on 6th April. Written feedback can be received at the ITO.

  • 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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