DMET 702 Visualization and Animation

Course Information

Abstract

  • This course covers the basic topics of data visualization techniques for multiple data types. It also covers the basics of animation.

Outline

    • Colors
    • Ray casting
    • Ray tracing
    • Lighting, Shading and Shadowing
    • Advanced Mapping Techniques
    • Volume rendering and Volume Visualization
    • Surface Reconstruction
    • Information Visualization
    • Multi-dimensional Visualization
    • High-dimensional Visualization
    • Multi-resolution Visualization
    • Tree Visualization
    • Large-scale Visualization
    • Time series Visualization
    • Software Visualization
    • Network Visualization
    • Music Visualization
    • Educational Visualization
    • Interactive Visualization
    • Product Visualization
    • Graph Drawing
    • Collision Detection
    • Path Planning
    • Retrieval of three-dimensional Objects
    • Mesh Decomposition
    • Morphing
       

Objectives

  • At the end of the course, students should be able to implement and devise varieties of visualization algorithms.

Textbooks

  • Colin Ware, "Information Visualization : Perception for Design," ISBN-10: 1558608192, ISBN-13: 978-1558608191, 2nd edition 2004, Morgan Kaufmann.

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