263-5905-00L  Mixed Reality

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
LecturersI. Armeni, F. Bogo, M. Pollefeys
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


263-5905-00 GMixed Reality3 hrs
Mon10-13CAB G 11 »
I. Armeni, F. Bogo, M. Pollefeys
263-5905-00 AMixed Reality1 hrsI. Armeni, F. Bogo, M. Pollefeys

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AbstractThe goal of this course is an introduction and hands-on experience on latest mixed reality technology at the cross-section of 3D computer graphics and vision, human machine interaction, as well as gaming technology.
ObjectiveAfter attending this course, students will:
1. Understand the foundations of 3D graphics, Computer Vision, and Human-Machine Interaction
2. Have a clear understanding on how to build mixed reality apps
3. Have a good overview of state-of-the-art Mixed Reality
4. Be able to critically analyze and asses current research in this area.
ContentThe course introduces latest mixed reality technology and provides introductory elements for a number of related fields including:
Introduction to Mixed Reality / Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality Introduction to 3D Computer Graphics, 3D Computer Vision. This will take place in the form of short lectures, followed by student presentations discussing the current state-of-the-art. The main focus of this course are student projects on mixed reality topics, where small groups of students will work on a particular project with the goal to design, develop and deploy a mixed reality application. The project topics are flexible and can reach from proof-of-concept vision/graphics/HMI research, to apps that support teaching with interactive augmented reality, or game development. The default platform will be Microsoft HoloLens in combination with C# and Unity3D - other platforms are also possible to use, such as tablets and phones.
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites include:
- Good programming skills (C# / C++ / Java etc.)
- Computer graphics/vision experience: Students should have taken, at a minimum, Visual Computing. Higher level courses are recommended, such as Introduction to Computer Graphics, 3D Vision, Computer Vision.

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersF. Bogo, I. Armeni, M. Pollefeys
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationNo final exam, but evaluation during semester (project).
Grading scheme:
1. 25%: Paper presentation (incl. discussion moderation)
2. 75%: Final project which includes a report and presentation/demo

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