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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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TKOPS128 Computer Graphics 10 ECTS
Organised by
Computer Science
Person in charge
Professor Martti Juhola.
Preceding studies
Basic studies in Mathematics recommended.

Learning outcomes

The main methods and theories of computer graphics are introduced. The aim is to gain a profound understanding of the basics of computer graphics.


The course is mainly based on modern 3D picture processing. Representation, modelling and rendering of 3D objects, image spaces, shading, modelling of the interplay of light and object, mapping techniques such as textures, shadow algorithms, global illumination, anti-aliasing, colours and computer animation are also described.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 48 h 0 h
Exercises 20 h 0 h

The course may be taught also in English.

Teaching language


Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Recommended year of study

Advanced studies, 3rd year spring semester or later.
The course is not lectured every year.

Study materials

  1. Foley, van Dam, Feiner, Hughes, Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice. Addison-Wesley 1990
  2. Watt, A., 3D Computer Graphics. 2000.

Belongs to following study modules

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