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 - 13th January 2015
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 2 Character Animation - 16th January 2015
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 3 Skinning - 20th January 2015
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 4 Lab (explanation about the first practical) - 23th January 2015
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 5 Motion Capture and Physically-based Animation - 27th January 2015
      Lecture Note [PDF ]
  • Lecture 6 Motion Synthesis by Optimization - 30th January 2015
      Lecture Note [PDF (subject to changes)]
  • 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, 16th February, 2015. It must be submitted electronically.

    Return: Feedback will be returned on 2nd March. The written feedback form can be collected from the ITO.

    Coursework #2

    Submit:4pm, Deadline 16th March 2015. It must be submitted electronically as mentioned above.

    Return: Feedback will be returned on 30th March 2015. 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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