Multimedia and Graphics Applications

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BIK-MGA Z,ZK 5 13KP+4KC Czech
Lukáš Bařinka (guarantor)
Lukáš Bařinka (guarantor)
Department of Software Engineering

Students gain practical experience with applications for 2D/3D graphics and DTP, as well as with basic methods of creating and editing computer graphics. Students learn theoretical fundamentals of computer graphics. During the semester, students work on various parts of a complex project involving 2D/3D graphics and DTP.


Expected is user-level knowledge of Linux or Windows and the ability to design static webpages.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Fundamental concepts of computer graphics. 2D bitmap and vector graphics.

2. Basic operations in a 2D bitmap editor. Basic operations in a 2D vector editor.

3. Printing technology. [3] 3D graphics.

4. DTP. Working in a DTP system.

5. Typesetting system TeX.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction to the seminars, project assignment, evaluation criteria. [3] Working with a 2D bitmap editor. [2] Working with a 2D vector editor. [4] Working with a 3D editor.

2. Working with a DTP system. TeX. Project consultations. Assessment.

Study Objective:

The aim of the module is to provide a concise introduction to applications of multimedia and computer graphics. Students learn to work with applications for 2D raster and vector graphics, 3D graphics, and DTP.

Study materials:

1. Hammel, M. J. ''The Artist's Guide to GIMP Effects: Creative Techniques for Photographers, Artists, and Designers''. No Starch Press, 2007. ISBN 1593271212.

2. Peck, A. ''Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional''. Apress, 2006. ISBN 1590595874.

3. Hess, R. ''The Essential Blender: Guide to 3D Creation with the Open Source Suite Blender''. No Starch Press, 2007. ISBN 1593271662.

4. Roosendaal, T., Selleri, S. ''The Official Blender 2.3 Guide: Free 3D Creation Suite for Modeling, Animation, and Rendering''. No Starch Press, 2005. ISBN 1593270410.

Further information:
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Data valid to 2020-09-22
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