This course is discontinued

INF4360 – Topics in geometric modelling

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

Topics such as Bezier curves and surfaces, geometric continuity, curvature, subdivision, curve and surface fitting, barcentric coordinate methods

Learning outcome

The students will get a thorough view on modern techniques in geometric modelling, emphazising practical methods and the mathematical theory.


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Recommended previous knowledge

MAT1120 – Linear Algebra


2 hours of lectures each week.


Oral exam. General information about the examination.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

The Course auditor is Trond Steihaug.

Resit an examination

This subject does not offer new examination in the beginning of the subsequent term for candidates who withdraw during an ordinary examination or fail an ordinary examination. For general information about new examination, see /studier/admin/eksamen/sykdom-utsatt/mn/index.html and /english/studies/admin/examinations/new-exam/index.html

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.


It is strongly recommended to attend the first lecture since it will be given important information.

Facts about this course






Every autumn

This version of the subject will be held for the last time Autumn 2012. The course will continue as MAT-INF4160 Topics in geometric modelling at the Department of Mathematics. There may be some minor changes in the curriculum.


Every autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)