This course is replaced by MAT4160 – Topics in Geometric Modelling.

MAT-INF4160 – 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.

Overlapping courses

10 credits overlap with INF4360 – Topics in geometric modelling (discontinued)

The information about overlaps is not complete. Contact the Department for more information if necessary.


2 hours of lectures each week.


Oral exam. General information about the examination.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

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.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.

Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.

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.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.


The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Facts about this course






Autumn. Taught according to demand and resources. If you want to attend the course, please send an e-mail to


Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)