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CP2014 - Animation and Simulation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

This subject is an introduction to the concepts and technologies of computer graphics, computer animation and computer visualisation. It explores aspects of computer games and computer simulations. Topics covered include interactive 2D/3D graphics, animation, modelling, visualisation, and geometric transformations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Practical experience and skills using a modern graphics and animation software tool with emphasis on creating components for game development and simulation;
  • Apply appropriate rendering and lighting techniques;
  • To create a fully deployable avatar for games;
  • Apply physics and dynamics to models within scenes to create an animation production.
Assumed
Knowledge:
This is not an introductory subject. Students would be advised to have successfully completed IT at high school or CP1030 at JCU
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP2420

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Dr Dianna Hardy.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 48 hours practicals - only the first two-hours of each practical are supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); practical participation (10%); assignments (45%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Joanne Lee
Lecturers: Dr Dianna Hardy, Dr Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 48 hours practicals - only the first two-hours of each practical are supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); practical participation (10%); assignments (45%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Ms Yeli Feng.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 48 hours practicals - only the first two-hours of each practical are supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); practical participation (10%); assignments (45%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Dr Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Ms Yeli Feng.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 48 hours practicals - only the first two-hours of each practical are supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); practical participation (10%); assignments (45%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.