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Course INF-16-33-K-6

Scientific Visualization (2V+2U, 5.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 5.0 CP 94 h
2 V Lecture 28 h
2 U Exercise class (in small groups) 28 h
(2V+2U) 5.0 CP 56 h 94 h


CP, Effort 5.0 CP = 150 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [6] Master (General)
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.


  • fundamentals and definitions of scientific visualization
  • data representation
  • feature-based visualization
  • volume visualization
  • vector- and tensor fields
  • non-photorealistic rendering
  • visualization systems


  • C. Hanson, C. Johnson: The Visualization Handbook, Elsevier, 2005.
  • R. Fernando: GPU Gems, NVidia Corp., 2004.
  • LaMothe: Tricks of the 3D Game Programming Gurus — Advanced 3D Graphics and Rasterization, Sams Publications, 2003.
  • current publications.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [INF-16-33-K-6]

Module Name Context
[INF-16-33-M-6] Scientific Visualization P: Obligatory 2V+2U, 5.0 LP
Course-Pool Name
[INF-VIS_V-KPOOL-6] Lectures of the teaching area Visualization and Scientific Computing