Media Computing Project (WS '20/21)

  Class Information

Lab Wed., 13:30 - 15:30,
Zoom
Language English
Credits 7 ECTS

  Important Dates

Kickoff Wed., Oct. 28th, 13:30
Midterm Wed., Dec. 16th, 13:30
Presentation Wed., Feb. 10th, 13:30

Media Computing Project is our lab ("Praktikum").  This year's lab will be about CAD design and programming. You will learn different techniques to come from an idea to a real working system. The lab will have assignments and a final project.

This course has limited seating.

Contact

Prof. Dr. Jan
Borchers

René Schäfer

For any questions about the class, please contact René.

Schedule

  • Introduction

  • Basics

  • Design

  • Programming Introduction

  • Programming

    • Lab: Python, Scripting & Packaging

      Wed, Nov 25th

    • Assignment: TBA

      Due Wed, Dec 2th

  • Programming

    • Lab: Python, Scripting & Packaging

      Wed, Dec 2th

    • Assignment: TBA

      Due Wed, Dec 9th

  • Work on Project

    • Lab: Project

      Wed, Dec 9th

    • Assignment: Midterm Pitch

      Due Wed, Dec 16th

  • Midterm Pitch

    • Midterm Presentations

      Wed, Dec 16th

    • Assignment: TBA

      Due Wed, Jan 6th

  • Work on Project

    • Lab: Project

      Wed, Jan 6th

    • Assignment: None
  • Work on Project

    • Lab: Project

      Wed, Jan 13th

    • Assignment: None
  • Work on Project

    • Lab: Project

      Wed, Jan 20th

    • Assignment: Final Documentation
  • Video Trailer Infos

    • Lab: Video Trailer Plan

      Wed, Jan 27th

    • Assignment: TBA
  • Work on Project

    • Lab: Project

      Wed, Feb 3th

    • Assignment: Video Trailer
  • Final Presentation

    • Final Presentations

      Wed, Feb 10th

Grading

Lab exercises and assignments will be graded on the following scale:

1.0 exceptional work that clearly went above and beyond what was given on the exercise
2.0 exercise was completed satisfactorily as per the assignment specification
3.0 exercise was completed, but has some problems
4.0 incomplete exercise
5.0 little or no effort was put into the exercise

Assignments

To take this course for credit, you must complete all assignments, lab exercises, and the final project. The grade of this course will be a combination of the assignments and final project.
Note that you must achieve a cumulative score above 4.0 and complete all exercises to pass the course.
You are expected to be aware of, and abide by, the ethics policy for courses taught at our chair.

Assignments/lab exercises individualized to each group will be assigned every week. They are to be completed in a group size of 2.  
 
Late assignments will be graded with 5.0. Exceptions will be granted only for valid (i.e., medical) reasons.

Fields of Study

  • Informatik (M.Sc.)/Angewandte Informatik
  • Media Informatics (M.Sc.)
  • Software Systems Engineering (M.Sc.)

Course Allocation and Registration Guide

Number of SWS: P3 (Aachen)
ECTS Credits: 7/10 (for M.Sc. Media Informatics)
Course language: English for all lectures, assignments, and exams

Read the pdfEthical Guidelines for the Authoring of Academic Work (pdfEthische Richtlinien für das Verfassen wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten), sign the pdfDeclaration of Compliance and hand it in before 13:30 on Wednesday, November 4. For this, send René an email with the subject "[MCP] DoC <your full name>".

Previous Offerings

WS19/20 – SS19 – WS18/19 – SS18 – WS17/18SS17WS16/17SS16WS15/16SS15WS14/15SS14WS13/14SS13WS12/13SS12WS11/12SS11WS10/11SS09SS08SS07SS06

 

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