Online Course On Computer Graphics: University Of California

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Introduction to Computer graphics is a free online course offered by the UC San DiegoX, this course helps you to learn, to create images of 3D scenes in both real-time and with realistic ray tracing in this introductory computer graphics course. This course is a part of a Professional Certificate Program.

Interested candidates can enroll in this online course, on or before June 1, 2017.

About the course:

  • Computer graphics is a central part of our lives, in movies, games, computer-aided design, virtual reality, virtual simulators, visualization and even imaging products and cameras.
  • This course, part of the Virtual Reality (VR) Professional Certificate program, teaches the basics of computer graphics that apply to all of these domains.
  • Students will learn to create computer-generated images of 3D scenes, including flybys of objects, make a real-time scene viewer, and create very realistic images with ray tracing.
  • You will learn how to use real-time graphics programming languages like OpenGL and GLSL to create your own scene viewer, enabling you to fly around and manipulate 3D scenes.
  • Also, this program will teach you to create highly realistic images with reflections and shadows using raytracing.
Learn Computer graphics

What is learned?

  • Understand the concepts of 3D graphics.
  • Write and develop programs that create images of a 3D scene with lighting.
  • Learn the basics of graphics programming with OpenGL and GLSL.


  • Solid C/C++ programming background (Java is ok too; you will pick up C++)
  • Access to a relatively up-to-date computer (Windows, Mac OS, Linux)
  • Solid high school mathematics; a review of the relevant linear algebra is included in the first segment.

Duration of the course:

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Effort: 12 hours per week
  • Price: Free. Add a Verified Certificate for $99
  • Institution: UC San DiegoX
  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Languages: English
  • Video transcripts: English

For further information & to register click here


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