CS461/561: Virtual Environments: Principles & Applications

Spring 2006


     Prof. Janice T. Searleman
     375 Science Center, 268-2377,
     email: jets@clarkson.edu

Course Objectives:

  1. To understand the technologies, underlying principles, potential, and limits of VR.

  2. To examine the computer hardware and software technologies that are used to build VR environments.

  3. To learn about immersive, 3D human interaction techniques and issues.

  4. To learn about VR applications and explore current research in VR.

  5. To gain practical experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating a virtual environment.

Textbooks & Software:

Additional Course Information:

Grading Policy:

Class Presentations 10%
Homework & Class Participation 25%
Quizzez 25%
Course Project 40%