Courses & Units

Computer Graphics and Animation: Principles and Programming KIT307

Introduction

This unit will look at the creation and use of 2- and 3-dimensional graphical information and animations. The mathematical and algorithmic techniques used in generating computer graphics will be covered, as well as the programming methods to build the tools needed to implement them. Topics will include 2D drawing algorithms, matrix transformations, 3D representations, key-frames and other animation techniques, lighting and shading.

Summary

Unit name Computer Graphics and Animation: Principles and Programming
Unit code KIT307
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator Doctor Robert Ollington
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply programming paradigms for storing and displaying graphical images efficiently
  • Manipulate graphics data using mathematics techniques
  • Apply lighting and shading techniques to achieve simple effects
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
020115 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KIT205 OR KIT206 OR KIT207 OR KIT208

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lectures: 2hrs/wk in weeks 1-13
Tutorials: 2hrs/wk in weeks 2-13

Assessment2D Graphics (20%)|3D Objects (30%)|3D Animation (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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