This course is discontinued

INF9365 – Topics in geometric modelling

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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.

In addition, each PhD student will be given an extended curriculum within the field/research area of the course. The syllabus must be approved by the lecturer so that the student can be admitted to the final exam.


PhD candidates from the University of Oslo should apply for classes and register for examinations through Studentweb.

If a course has limited intake capacity, priority will be given to PhD candidates who follow an individual education plan where this particular course is included. Some national researchers’ schools may have specific rules for ranking applicants for courses with limited intake capacity.

PhD candidates who have been admitted to another higher education institution must apply for a position as a visiting student within a given deadline.


Recommended previous knowledge

MAT1120 – Linear Algebra


2 hours of lectures each week.


Oral exam.

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.

Course auditor: 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


Note that the first lecture is mandatory.

Facts about this course






Every autumn


Every autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)