Geometry Processing

SS 2014
ECTS 6 (V3/Ü2)
Campus, Campus (Exam), L²P
Course Dates:
Lecture Mo, 15:45–17:15, starting April 14 2014 AH V
Lecture Do, 15:15–16:45, starting April 10 2014 AH V
Tutorial Di, 14:15–15:45, starting April 15 2014 118 (Seminar Room i8)
Exam (1st) Wed, 23rd July 2014, 10:00 118 (Seminar Room i8)
Exam (2nd) Mon, 1st September 2014, 10:00 118 (Seminar Room i8)

In this lecture we look at different methods for processing the geometry of 3D surfaces. This lecture covers parts of the former Computer Graphics II lecture, focussing on the topics related to the processing of geometry.

We cover a selection of methods needed to obtain a nice-looking 3D surface of a real-world object and make further use of that data. We will discuss methods to triangulate Point data from 3D scanners. We will see how to employ methods of mesh optimization, to improve these meshes, i.e. reduce noise, reduce complexity, etc. Additionally, approaches to model and modify meshes and parametrization techniques for texturing or remeshing will be covered. Finally, we will see how to efficiently compress, store and transmit polygonal data.

Course Material:


All downloadable material can be found in the L2P room. Register via campus or send an email with name, matr. number and rwth-email to the above contact.

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