188.369 Virtual and Augmented Reality
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, VO, 2.0h, 2.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Introductory Meeting (VO + UE) on 1.10.2018 at 10:00 until approx. 10:45 in Zemanek HS!

Right after the introductory meeting, the course will start. The course will be BLOCKED, meaning that the lecture times are condensed within the first 2 weeks of October.

These are the lecture times for the Vorlesung: 
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Introduction on 1.10. 10:00-10:45

The first lecture starts immediately after the introduction.

Vorlesung: ALL lectures will be in Zemanek HS.

MO 1.10. 11:00 - 13:00  

DI 2.10. 13:00 - 16:00

MI 3.10. 10:00 - 13:00

DO 4.10. 13:00 - 16:00

FR 5.10. 10:00 - 13:00

MO 8.10. 13:00-16:00

This course introduces to Virtual and Augmented Reality. Students learn the basics about VR/AR hardware and software, input and output technologies and devices, user specific aspects, usability and psychological aspects. An overview of current areas of research is given as well.

Subject of course

  • Virtual Reality and the related areas Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality
  • Application areas and current areas of research (incl. medical applications)
  • 3D graphics hardware
  • VR hardware: Input & Output Devices: Tracking and display technologies, interaction devices
  • VR software: 3D graphics toolkits & standards (Open Inventor, Java 3D, VRML)
  • User interfaces and 3D interaction
  • Psychological aspects (Presence, Immersion, ...)

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon10:00 - 13:0001.10.2018FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) VR Vorlesung
Tue12:30 - 14:3002.10.2018 - 22.01.2019FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue14:30 - 16:0002.10.2018FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual und Augmented Reality Vorlesung
Wed10:00 - 13:0003.10.2018FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality Vorlesung
Thu13:00 - 16:0004.10.2018FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual and Augmented Reality
Fri10:00 - 13:0005.10.2018FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual and Augmented Reality
Mon13:00 - 16:0008.10.2018FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual and Augmented Reality
Wed10:00 - 13:0010.10.2018FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual and Augmented Reality
Virtual and Augmented Reality - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon01.10.201810:00 - 13:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) VR Vorlesung
Tue02.10.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue02.10.201814:30 - 16:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual und Augmented Reality Vorlesung
Wed03.10.201810:00 - 13:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality Vorlesung
Thu04.10.201813:00 - 16:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual and Augmented Reality
Fri05.10.201810:00 - 13:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual and Augmented Reality
Mon08.10.201813:00 - 16:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual and Augmented Reality
Tue09.10.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Wed10.10.201810:00 - 13:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual and Augmented Reality
Tue16.10.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue23.10.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue30.10.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue06.11.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue13.11.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue20.11.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue27.11.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue04.12.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue11.12.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue18.12.201812:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO
Tue08.01.201912:30 - 14:30FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Virtual Reality VO

Examination modalities

The exam will be in written form.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu14:00 - 16:0020.02.2020HS 7 Schütte-Lihotzky written06.06.2019 00:00 - 18.02.2020 23:59TISS3. Prüfungstermin WS
Wed14:00 - 16:0027.05.2020EI 9 Hlawka HS written08.06.2019 00:00 - 25.05.2020 23:59TISSVirtual Reality Sommertermin

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

Most used literature:

  • D. Bowman, E. Kruijff, J. LaViola, I. Poupyrev
    3D User Interfaces - Theory and Practice, ISBN 0-201-75867-9, Addison-Wesley, 2004
    (3 books available at TU IMS library - just ask)
    http://www.3dui.org/
    http://www.informit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=0201758679

  • Handbook of Virtual Environment Technology, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002
    (available at TU library, 1 Handbook of Virtual Environment Technology at IMS library)


Older Literature (not needed for the lecture, only for interest in special topics):

Virtual & Augmented Reality Introduction - Additional Literature

VR/AR Ongoing Research

  • Feng Zhou, Henry B. L. Duh, Mark Billinghurst
    Trends in Augmented Reality Tracking, Interaction and Display: A Review of Ten Years of ISMAR. In proceedings of ISMAR 2008, Cambridge, UK, 15--18th of September 2008.
    http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1605298.1605333 (available from within TUnet)

User Interfaces & 3D Interaction Introduction

User Interfaces & 3D Interaction Ongoing Research

VR Input Devices Introduction

  • Welch, G. and Foxlin, E.
    Motion Tracking: No Silver Bullet, but a Respectable Arsenal. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp 24-38, 2002
    http://www.cs.unc.edu/~tracker/media/pdf/cga02_welch_tracking.pdf

  • E. Foxlin
    Motion Tracking Requirements and Technologies
    In Handbook of Virtual Environment Technology
    , Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002
    (available at TU library, 1 Handbook of Virtual Environment Technology at IMS library)

Collobarative Augmented Reality

Real-time Rendering & Graphics Hardware

Distributed and Parallel Graphics

 

Language

German