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Course content

B-splines, knot insertion, knot removal, interpolation, approximation, tensor product surfaces, parametric curves and surfaces.

Learning outcome

The students will get a thorough introduction to spline methods for modelling curves and surfaces, with emphasis both on the mathematical theory and practical methods.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Prerequisites

Recommended previous knowledge

Applies from the fall semester 2015: Basic courses in introductory programming, calculus, and linear algebra: MAT1100 – Calculus, MAT1110 – Calculus and Linear Algebra, MAT1120 – Linear algebra, MAT-INF1100 – Modelling and computations and INF1000 – Introduction to object-oriented programming (continued) / Error: java.lang.NullPointerException.

Overlapping courses

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

Teaching

4 hours of lectures each week.

Examination

Oral or written exam. 4 mandatory assignments must be approved prior the exam. What form the exam will take will be announced by the teaching staff within October 15th for the autumn semester and March 15th for the spring semester.

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.

Evaluation

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

Credits

10

Level

Master

Teaching

First time: Spring 2014

Examination

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)