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CP3311 - Simulation

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

The aims of this subject are to gain understanding of the major technologies and skills involved in the design of games and simulations, study intelligent agent related skills required for the creation of games and simulations, and study game and simulation programming methods and techniques. Topics covered include intelligent agents, game engines, testing and troubleshooting, system analysis, interactive software design and development, and artificial intelligence.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop programming knowledge and skills with contemporary programming languages related to game engines;
  • Understand the process of designing, implementing and producing a game using a game engine;
  • Be able to design, program and test computer simulations or game programs using a variety of current tools and technologies;
  • Apply modelling concepts related to game and simulation development.
Prerequisites: 18 CREDIT POINTS OF CP SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP2046

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Carrie Lui
Lecturers: Dr Carrie Lui, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 48 hours practicals - only the first two-hours of each practical are supervised
Assessment: presentations (20%); project (50% individual(sic); 50% group) (60%); workshop tasks (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Carrie Lui
Lecturers: Dr Colin Lemmon, Dr Carrie Lui.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 48 hours practicals - only the first two-hours of each practical are supervised
Assessment: presentations (20%); project (50% individual sic; 50% group) (60%); workshop tasks (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Carrie Lui
Lecturer: Ms Yeli Feng.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 48 hours practicals - only the first two-hours of each practical are supervised
Assessment: presentations (20%); project (50% individual sic; 50% group) (60%); workshop tasks (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr Carrie Lui
Lecturer: Ms Yeli Feng.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 48 hours practicals - only the first two-hours of each practical are supervised
Assessment: presentations (20%); project (50% individual sic; 50% group) (60%); workshop tasks (20%).

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.