14:332:378 – Virtual Reality Laboratory

Course catalog description: Introduction to VRML, stereoscopic display programming, scene graphs and hierarchical models, sensing glove calibration and interaction techniques, term project.

Credits and contact hours: 1 credit; Weekly 1 hour and 20 minutes session 

Pre-Requisite courses: 14:332:331 or 14:125:309 or 01:198:211

Co-Requisite courses: 14:332:376

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of VRML language and VRML browser
  • Sensor and event processing
  • Script nodes in VRML and stereoscopic viewing 
  • Scene hierarchy, Geometry and Texture
  • VRMLProto and Glove Devices

Textbook: Burdea and Coiffet, Laboratory Manual CD in "Virtual Reality Technology".