EN.601.454/654 AUGMENTED REALITY (SPRING 2021)

Recommended Course Background:
EN.601.220, EN.601.226, and AS.110.201.

Reference

  1. Augmented reality: principles and practiceDieter Schmalstieg, Tobias Höllerer. Boston: Addison-Wesley [2016] (You can borrow it or access it online with our library resource: link)
  2. Multiple View Geometry in Computer VisionRichard Hartley, Andrew Zisserman. New York: Cambridge University Press [2003] (You can borrow it or access it online with our library resource: link)

Grading
There will be a mix of written homework assignments, projects, and a midterm exam. You can expect a total of 5 assignments throughout the semester.  Assignments, homework, and midterm exam will vary depending on the level of the course (454/654).

Assignments: 40% (5+10+10+10+5, with some bonus, max 40 in total)
Midterm Exam: 20%
Projects: 40% (Kickoff 10%, Implementation, and Summary 15%, Poster and Demo 15%)

Course Organizers’ E-mail
camp-jhu-teaching@mailnavab.in.tum.de

Office Hours

  • Tommy Mitchel
    Before Spring Break:
    Wednesdays from 12:00 – 01:00 PM EST
  • Wenhao Gu
    Before Spring Break:
    Fridays from 09:00 – 10:00 AM EST
  • Wei-Lun Huang
    Before Spring Break:
    Tuesdays from 04:00 – 05:00 PM EST
  • After Spring Break:
    Meet your tutors by appointments

Announcement
– Assignment Submission on Gradescope via Entry Code: 74EYZ8

Schedule/Logistics (Materials and on Blackboard under Course Content)

The lectures are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 – 10:15 AM EST

*Please note that event dates and details are subject to change

# Date Topic Remarks
1 1/26 (Tue) Introduction & State-of-the-art in AR  
2 1/28 (Thu) Transformations Assignment 1 (Transformations) – Release
3 2/02 (Tue) Parameter Estimation – I  
4 2/04 (Thu) Parameter Estimation – II  
5 2/09 (Tue) Camera Models and Projection Matrices  
6 2/11 (Thu) Camera Calibration Assignment 1 (Transformations) – Due: 2/11, 09:00 am;              Assignment 2 (Parameter Estimation) – Release
7 2/16 (Tue) The Historical View into the Human Body  
8 2/18 (Thu) HMDs, Calibration, and Applications  
9 2/23 (Tue) Two-View Geometry – I Assignment 3 (Marker Tracking) – Release;                                    Assignment 2 (Parameter Estimation) – Due: 2/23, 09:00 am
10 2/25 (Thu) Two-View Geometry – II  
11 3/02 (Tue) A Hands-on Session.
Unity + Marker Tracking
Assignment 4 (Camera Calibration and Two-View Geometry) – Release
12 3/04 (Thu) Visual System and Perception Assignment 3 (Marker Tracking) – Due: 3/04, 09:00 am
13 3/09 (Tue) Cam-C  
14 3/11 (Thu) Sonification Assignment 4  (Camera Calibration and Two-View Geometry) – Due 3/11, 09:00 am
15 3/16 (Tue) Mid-Term Exams Midterm Exam: 3/16 09:00 am – 10:15 am
16 3/18 (Thu) Projects Introduction  
17 3/23 (Tue) Project Development  
18 3/25 (Thu) Project Development  
19 3/30 (Tue) No Classes Spring Break
20 4/01 (Thu) Kickoff Presentation  
21 4/06 (Tue) Project Development  
22 4/08 (Thu) Project Development  
24 4/13 (Tue) Project Development  
25 4/15 (Thu) Project Development  
26 4/20 (Tue) Storytelling.
Preparing your Final Presentation
 
27 4/22 (Thu) No Classes Spring Break
28 4/27 (Tue) Final Presentation and Demo
Poster Submission Deadline
29 4/29 (Thu) Final Presentation and Demo Final: 5/2 09:00 am to 12:00 am