CS 684 - Special Topics in Vision, Graphics and Multimedia

Bulletin Description

Advanced topics in computer graphics, computer vision, and multimedia systems. Specific topics include but are not limited to: isophotes, volume rendering, displacement mapping, geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing topics, large scale sensor networks, video and audio encoding, visualization, immersive environments, and multimedia interfaces.


Consent of instructor.

Expected Preparation

Solid foundation in graphics, vision, image processing and multimedia. Other required skills will depend on a specific topic chosen for the course.

Student Learning Outcomes

Mastery of main notions discussed in the course. Familiarity with the current literature in the topic area. Strong preparation for doing independent research work in the topic area. Familiarity with research conducted by the faculty instructor.

Syllabus Information

Week by Week Course Outline

Will depend on the topic and will be announced by the faculty instructor as early as possible but at least one month before. A significant portion of the course should be devoted to a study and discussion of recent research papers in the area of the topic.

Examinations and Grading

Exact details about examinations and grading in this course will be determined by the instructor offering the course. Details will be made available in the syllabus at the start of each semester in which the course is offered.

Possible Textbooks

Research monographs, research papers provided by the faculty instructor, other notes prepared by the faculty instructor.