4.520 Visual Computing I

Class Info

Introduces a visual-perceptual, rule-based approach to design using shape grammars. Covers grammar fundamentals through lectures and in-class, exercises. Focuses on shape grammar applications, from stylistic analysis to creative design, through presentations of past applications and through short student exercises and projects. Presents computer programs for automating shape grammars. Additional work required of students taking graduate version.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.520 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by T. Knight.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Thursdays in 5-232.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 4.520 was rated 6.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Visual Computing I site.

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