Introduction to 3D Graphics and Animation
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- 28 Aug 2023
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On successful completion of the subject, students should be able to:
- be familiar with the various applications of 3D Computer Graphics Imagery (CGI) within the “Information Technology” industry
- demonstrate the use of the Cartesian coordinate system, create 2D and 3D primitive objects and sub-objects using vertex, edge, face, and polygon
- create and demonstrate 3D models using polygonal modelling
- demonstrate the use of 2D spline objects and the manipulation of spline vertices (corner, smooth, Bezier, Bezier-Corner) to create 2D and 3D models
- create and demonstrate the use of materials and texture maps
- create and demonstrate animation, animate objects, lights, cameras and materials
- present and demonstrate their work
- Bitmap and vector graphics
- Processing computer graphics
- 2D and 3D geometry
- Nature of 3D graphics
- Use of vectors and matrices in graphics
- Geometric manipulation of 3D graphics
- Shading, animation, audio, and video
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This subject introduces the fundamentals of computer graphics, animation, audio and video; essential for digital content development for computer and video games, and eXtended Reality [XR] (Virtual [VR], Augmented [AR], Mixed [MR]) applications. Tools and techniques used for creation of visual and audio information are introduced.
Please Note: All students studying at Murdoch University will need to complete the compulsory unit, Murdoch Academic Passport (MAP100), which only takes 2-3 hours to complete online. Find out more: http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/MurdochAcademicPassport.
- Major Assignment Part 1 (30%)
- Major Assignment Part 2 (30%)
- Laboratories (10%)
- Open book timed online exam (30%)
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