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Course INF-10-03-K-5

Computer Graphics (4V+2U, 8.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 8.0 CP 156 h
4 V Lecture 56 h
2 U Exercise class (in small groups) 28 h
(4V+2U) 8.0 CP 84 h 156 h


CP, Effort 8.0 CP = 240 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [INF-VIS] Visualisation and Scientific Computing
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.


  • fundamental concepts
  • elementary graphics algorithms (rasterization and ray tracing)
  • representation and modellierung of objects and scenes
  • modeling of surface properties
  • mapping techniques
  • object and view transformation
  • real-time graphics and graphics APIs
  • light transport and global illumination algorithms
  • simple animation methods


  • Bender, Brill: Computergrafik: Ein anwendungsorientiertes Lehrbuch, Hanser Fachbuchverlag, 2005.
  • Foley, van Dam, Feiner, Hughes: Computer Graphics, Addison Wesley, 1996.
  • Watt: 3D Computer Graphics, Addison Wesley, 2000.
  • J. Encarnacao, W. Strasser: Computer Graphics, Oldenburg Verlag, 1987.
  • current scientific literature

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [INF-10-03-K-5]

Module Name Context
[INF-10-03-M-5] Computer Graphics P: Obligatory 4V+2U, 8.0 LP
Course-Pool Name
[INF-VIS_V-KPOOL-6] Lectures of the teaching area Visualization and Scientific Computing