186.853 Modeling in Computer Graphics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

This course provides comprehensive introduction to modern methods for creation, representation, analysis, and processing of 3D models of various kinds. The goal is to provide solid understanding of how 3D digital models are generated, represented and treated algorithmically.  

Subject of course

Following topics will be treated in this course among others: Polygonal Meshes, Smoothing, Parametrization, Deformation, Procedural Modeling, Subdivision, Structure-Aware Shape Processing

Additional information

ECTS Breakdown (3 ECTS = 75 hours): 

  • lectures: 4 block-units of 4.5h each (approx. 18 hours)
  • assignments (appox. 57 hours):
    • 3 homework assignments with a load of appox. 15h
    • 1 paper presentation with a load of appox. 12h


Schedule for the course 2019
05.03.2019, 9:00-14:00 (with breaks)
19.03.2019, 9:00-14:00 (with breaks)
09.04.2019, 9:00-14:00 (with breaks)
30.04.2019, 9:00-14:00 (with breaks)

Zeichensaal 1 (DA08E10)
Freihaus, Green Block, 8th Floor
Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8-10
1040 Wien



Examination modalities

Homework assignments with a workload of approx. 57h altogether.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
18.02.2019 00:00 18.03.2019 00:00 25.03.2019 00:00



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Programming skills (C/C++, C#, MATLAB). 

Preceding courses

Accompanying courses



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