Media Computing Project (WS '20/21)

  Class Information

Lab Wed., 13:30 - 15:30,
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.


Prof. Dr. Jan

René Schäfer

For any questions about the class, please contact René.


All Projects from 2021


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


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


We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.