2D5237 Visualization in scientific applications, 1998
(vtt98), 4 points for master students, PhD-students and other interested
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General about scientific visualization, computer graphics, virtual
reality, perceptual aspects, demands from applications, data types, visualization
techniques, visualization software.
Adequate knowledge about computing science and numerical analysis.
We will assume that the participants to a great extent work on their own
with lab assignments and also that they read the course book during the
Registration using res
To participate in the course please do the following command in unix
on a NADA unix computer
res checkin vtt98
and answer the questions regarding name etc. We will use this to register
lab results and as a record of the participants in the course. Students
at KTH (teknologer) have to ask their fakultetskansli, who
have to say yes to participation in the course.
Mon 19/10, 10-12, room 1537, Introduction, administration, examples of good and bad
visualizations. Bring a picture showing a visualization.
Wed 28/10, 9-11, room K2, 3D visualization on www (Mikael Jern)
Thu 29/10, 10-12, room 1537, Rendering methods (Lars Kjelldahl)
Mon 2/11, 15-17, room 1537, Perceptual aspects, choice of colours (Lars Kjelldahl)
Thu 12/11, 11-13, room 1537, Virtual Reality (Kai-Mikael Jää-Aro)
Fri 20/11, 10-12, room 1625, Visualization (Johan Ihrén/Gunnar Ledfelt)
Fri 27/11, 10-12, room 1625, Visualization (Johan Ihrén/Gunnar Ledfelt)
Fri 4/12, 10-12, room 1635, Visualization (Johan Ihrén/Gunnar Ledfelt)
Mon 7/12, 10-17, room D2, SIGRAD'98, graphics and visualization day
Wed 9/12, 13-15, room 1537, Interaction and interfaces (Kai-Mikael Jää-Aro)
Mon 14/12, 13-15, room 4523, Conclusions, summaries, evaluations
There will be lab assignments during the course. Details will be given
Textbook and course material
The visualization toolkit, 2nd ed by William Schroder, Ken Martin,
Bill Lorsensen, William E. Lorensen, Prentice Hall, ISBN:0139546944, 1997/1998
Copies of articles, lab formulations
A written examination (2 p) and lab assignments (2 p)
Very welcome to this course!
Lars Kjelldahl, IPLab/CID, email@example.com
www-address of this page : http://www.nada.kth.se/kurser/kth/2D5237/
Johan Ihrén, PDC, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gunnar Ledfelt, PDC, email@example.com
Kai-Mikael Jää-Aro, PDC/CID, firstname.lastname@example.org