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Scientific perspectives on GMT

Website:website containing additional information
Course code:INFOMSCIP
Credits:7.5 ECTS
Period:period 1 (week 36 through 45, i.e., 3-9-2018 through 9-11-2018; retake week 1)
Participants:up till now 38 subscriptions
Schedule:Official schedule representation can be found in Osiris
lecture   Mon 15.15-17.0037-44 BBG-209 Wolfgang Hürst
Marc van Kreveld
Thu 11.00-12.4536 BBG-001
37-44 BBG-001
Contents:This is a mandatory course for first year GMT students. It takes a scientific view on game and media technology by discussing, among other things, fundamental and experimental research, user studies, and general scientific approaches.Please refer to the course website for further details.
Literature:Will be announced in the lecture.
Course form:Lectures (2 per week; mandatory attendance) and assignments (1 per week; mandatory participation).
Exam form:Criteria 1 (passing criteria): Lecture attendance is mandatory. A maximum of 2 absences is tolerated. Missing more than 4 lectures will result in an immediate fail (no exceptions to this).
Criteria 2 (grading criteria): 7 out of 8 assignments must be graded with 5.5 or higher.

To pass this course, criteria 1 and 2 must be fulfilled. The grade will be the average of the 7 best of all 8 assignments.
Minimum effort to qualify for 2nd chance exam:
  • If critera 1 and 2 are violated: no retake chance (grade will be set to the minimum of 3.0 and the assignment average)
  • If only criteria 1 is violated: retake exam in January (grade will be set to 4.0)
  • If only criteria 2 is violated and grade is at least 4.0: retake exam in January
The retake exam will cover the whole content of the course.