Credit points: 15
This particular subject will cover the topic of Virtual Reality, addressing both theory and implementation of effective Virtual Reality experiences. You will implement virtual environments using off-the-shelf software (including Unity) and hardware (including Oculus Quest) both individually and in teams. You will also be tasked with reading important research papers from the history of VR and leading in-class discussions regarding those papers. Topics include: VR displays, VR tracking, human factors, evaluation of VR experiences, interaction techniques in VR experiences, storytelling techniques for 360 degree video and interactive VR experiences and real-world applications of VR.
SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorRichard Skarbez
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Equivalent subjectsCSE4VR OR CSE4AT3
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
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Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Skarbez
Computer LaboratoryWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One introductory Virtual Reality development assignment (500-words equivalent). The assignment is based on contents of the first 3 tutorial sessions, It is due in week 4.
One semester-long Virtual Reality development assignment (2,000-words equivalent). The assignment is based on contents of remaining tutorial sessions. It is due in week 12
|Assignment||Combined||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
Critical reflection on research presentation and other students critical reviews (500 words equivalent)
|Oral presentation||Individual||No||10||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
One 2-hour final examination (2,000-words equivalent).
|Central exam||Individual||No||40||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|