Geometric Modeling and Animation

Lecturer: Dr. Filip Sadlo

Semester: SS 2015

Lecture: 4 SWS

Exercise: 2 SWS

Audience: Bachelor and Master

Credits: 8 ECTS

News

  • 2015-05-15: No lecture Tuesday 26 May and Friday 29 May (but exercise takes place)
  • 2015-05-15: No lecture Friday 22 May (tentative, but exercise takes place)
  • 2015-04-20: Moodle access is ready
  • Lecture starts Tuesday 14 April

Content

  • Introduction to curves
  • Interpolating curves
  • Bézier curves
  • B-Splines
  • Rational curves
  • Seite 2
  • Introduction to surfaces
  • Tensor product surfaces
  • Transfinite surfaces and extrusion
  • Subdivision
  • Subdivision surfaces
  • Animation and simulation
  • Rigid body kinematics
  • Particle systems
  • Mass-spring models
  • Cloth modeling
  • Numerical methods for differential equations
  • Collision detection and handling
  • Fluid simulation and natural phenomena

Schedule

Lecture

Tuesday, 9 - 11 am, INF 368 (IWR), Room 432
Friday, 11 am - 1 pm, INF 368 (IWR), Room 432

Exercise

Friday, 2 - 4 pm, INF 368 (IWR), Room 432

Suggested Prerequisites

  • Einführung in die Praktische Informatik
  • Programmierkurs
  • Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen
  • Grundlagen der wiss. Visualisierung

Literature

  • Curves and Surfaces for CAGD – A Practical Guide, G. Farin, Morgan Kaufmann, 2002
  • Computer Animation – Algorithms and Techniques, R. Parent, Morgan Kaufmann, 2002
  • 3D Game Engine Design: A Practical Approach to Real-Time Computer Graphics, D. Eberly, Morgan Kaufmann, 2000
  • Graphische Datenverarbeitung I, J. Encarnacao, W. Straßer, R. Klein, 4. Auflage, Oldenbourg 1996
  • Advanced Animation and Rendering Techniques, A. Watt, M. Watt, Addison-Wesley, 1992
  • Grundlagen der geometrischen Datenverarbeitung, J. Hoschek, D. Lasser, Teubner 1992
  • Numerical Recipes – The Art of Scientific Computing, W.H. Press, P. Flannery, S.A. Teukolsky, W.T. Vetterling, Cambridge University Press, 1986