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Computer animation

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Course code:INFOMCANIM
Credits:7.5 ECTS
Period:period 4 (week 17 through 26, i.e., 26-4-2021 through 2-7-2021; retake week 28)
Participants:up till now 35 subscriptions
Schedule:Official schedule representation can be found in MyTimetable
lecture          Zerrin Yumak
Note:No up-to-date course description available.
Text below is from year 2015/2016
Contents:The course Computer Animation discusses a variety of topics related to computer animation, such as: motion capture, blending, (inverse) kinematics, physics-based animation, and more. Furthermore, there will also be one or more guest lectures by experts in the field. There is also a visit to the motion capture lab, as well as an animated movie project that uses motion capture. The course is concluded by a movie festival.
Literature:May change!
A selection of papers handed out during the course.
Course form:The course will consist of a combination of lectures by the teacher, and presentations by the participants of the course about a given research topic. During the course, participants will also make a short animation movie in teams. Finally, the participants have to write an essay about a predefined animation research topic, such as facial animation, body animation, gestures, motion concatenation, and more.
Exam form:The participants will get a grade for the presentation (P), a grade for the movie (M), and the grade for the essay (E). The final grade is then calculated as 0.3*P + 0.3*M + 0.4*E. However, in order to complete the course, there is an additional restriction that E>=5.
Minimum effort to qualify for 2nd chance exam:To qualify for the retake exam, the grade of the original must be at least 4.