Courses Catalogue

Computer Graphics

COURSE CODE: COS 3205
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Computer Science, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Course outline Topics

·         Graphics software standards, open GL 2hrs

·         Computer graphics hardware systems, raster-scan display 2hrs

·         Affine transformations 2hrs

·         Graphics architecture and viewing pipeline 2hrs

·         3D object representations using polygon meshes 2hrs

·         Spline representations 3hrs

·         Computer animation 3hrs

·         Illumination models and surface rendering methods 3hrs

·         Hidden surfaces removal 3hrs

·         Texture mapping 3hrs

·         Colour models 6hrs

·         Clipping algorithms 6hrs

·         Rasterization 6hrs

·         Input techniques 2hrs

 

Mode of delivery

Lectures, Case studies, Peer discussions, Role plays, Demonstrations