INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
3+2 Information Technology Master
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 581 Computer Graphics Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 48 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Ercan Gökgöz, PhD, Research Assistant Abdülhamit Subaşı, Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to the theory and practice of computer graphics. The course will assume a good background in programming in C or C++ and a background in mathematics including familiarity with the theory and use of coordinate geometry and of linear algebra such as matrix multiplication. Students will illustrate the theory and practice of programming computer graphics applications through number of assignments.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to Computer Graphics
  2. Review of Required Math Concepts
  3. 2D Imaging
  4. Ray Tracing
  5. Ray Tracing Continued
  6. Linear Algebra
  7. Transformation Matrices
  8. Viewing
  9. MID TERM EXAM
  10. The Graphics Pipeline
  11. Surface Shading
  12. Texture Mapping
  13. Computer Animation
  14. Perception

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Project
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project250
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Final Exam130
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Principles of computer graphics programing
    • Underlying mathematical theory of computer graphics
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Peter Shirley, “Fundamentals of Computer Graphics”, 3rd Edition

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)16348
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination7.50
    Total Workload: 48
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 2