Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
PHOTO-REALISTIC COMPUTER GRAPHICSEDAN30
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. EDAN30 overlaps following cours/es: EDA101. Optional for: C4, C4da, D4, D4bg, E4, E4bg, F4, F4bg, Pi4. Course coordinator: Michael Doggett, mike@cs.lth.se, Computer Science. Prerequisites: EDA221 Computer Graphics or High Performance Computer Graphics. Assessment: Written examination and completed course assignments. To qualify for the written examination students must have completed the assignments. The final grade of the course is based on the result of the written examination. Home page: http://cs.lth.se/edan30.

Aim
The purpose of the course is to understand the principles and have knowledge about ray tracing based algorithms for photorealistic rendering of images.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Contents
Global illumination algorithms, ray tracing, acceleration data structures, intersection testing, advanced lighting and shading, super sampling, Monte Carlo strategies, image-based rendering.

Literature
To be decided.