SGN-5406 Virtual Reality 2012

 

Course information

Time: Mondays 14:00-17:00, during periods 1 & 2

Room: TB219

Teachers: Atanas Boev and Stanislav Stankovic; Teaching assistant: Olli Suominen.

Contents

An introductory course to virtual reality. Gives basic concepts to understand and evaluate VR systems, applications and simulators, and their impact on future digital systems and user interfaces. The course is suitable to students of various fields of technology. Completing the lab work assignment is mandatory for passing the course. Accepted as a post graduate course.

Lectures

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Week

Date

Room

Topic

Lecture notes

1

38

17.09

TC219

Introduction to Virtual Reality

Opening lecture by Stanislav Stankovic, game designer at Rovio

VR1-introduction.pdf (24MB)

2

39

24.09

TC219

3D & VR displays (online Prezi)

VR2-3D-and-VR-displays.pdf (14MB)

3

40

01.10

TC219

3D content creation guidelines (online Prezi)

VR3-3D-content-guidelines.pdf (19MB)

Lab work Assignment

See the Labwork homepage

LAB

40

04.10

TC409

Visit to the 3D media lab

 

Find your name in the group list

14:15-15:00, Group 1

15:15-16:00, Group 2

16:15-17:00, Group 3

4

41

08.10

TC219

Human senses

VR4-1-senses-vision.pdf (11MB)
VR4-2-senses-audio.pdf (8MB)
VR4-3-senses-others.pdf (10MB)
(additional motion illusions here).

 

42

Exam week

5

43

22.10

TC219

I/O devices, haptics

VR5-1-haptic-sensors.pdf (2MB)
VR5-2-haptic-displays.pdf (1.5MB)

6

44

29.10

TC219

3D graphics & modelling

Guest lecture by Olli Suominen, researcher at TUT

VR6-computer-graphics.pdf (2.6MB)

7

45

05.11

TC219

3D tracking systems

VR7-sensors.pdf (3.1MB)

8

46

12.11

TC219

Networked VR, Web3D

VR8-NetworkedVR.pdf (2.9MB)

9

47

19.11

TC219

Augmented Reality, mobile VR

VR9-augmented-reality.pdf (3.7MB)

10

48

26.11

TC219

Novel user interfaces

VR10-user-interfaces.pdf (5.1MB)

11

49

03.12

TC219

VR Applications

Course overview

 

 

50

Exam week

 

51

Exam week

 

52

Christmas break

 

Lab work assignment

Creating content to a 3D display device in the laboratory. The details are available on the Labwork homepage.