Image and Graphics Practice Course

Short Name
Prak. Bild und Grafik
Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Aristovoulos Christidis
  • Aristovoulos Christidis
Short Description
Construction of a virtual landscape and navigation within it.
Learning Objectives

Students are able to construct virtual landscapes by means of photos and city maps (for use in travelling navigation or urban planning) and have a basic understanding of their use in urban development. Through addressing the literature and the tasks the students deal with the subject reflective, critical and interdisciplinary .

Virtual Campus, virtual Giessen: Generation of software tools for the constructing virtual landscapes and navigating in them with the powerful software library OpenGL, in the programming language, in which it was implemented: in C. Theory, from dealing with space coordinates up to projecting textures spanned among them, as well as practice, from storing and retrieving single object vertices up to the collision detection within complex-animated traffic scenes, belong hereto.
Duration in Semester
Instruction Language
Total Effort
9.0 CrP; an estimated 270 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
Method of Instruction

Practical Course 4 SWS

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Examination: Implementation of software and associated documentation.

Evaluation Standard
according to examination regulations (§ 9)
  • Self-paced Tutorials
  • C. Wartmann: Das Blender-Buch dpunkt-Verlag
C and image processing basics.