Spring 2018

  HA 190T | CCN: 39358

VR and its Prehistories: The Art and Science of Transplanar Images

Justin Underhill

Monday | Wednesday: 5:00 - 6:30pm

This course will investigate 3d images from their development as a popular photographic medium in the nineteenth century to their current digital reemegence. We will closely study the optics that structure transplanar images and learn how to make or own. We will also examine 3D moving images in cinema and video games, the challenges and opportunities facing the current VR/AR market, and new visualization strategies that 3D affords for medicine, psychology, manufacturing, and cultural heritage.

This course fulfills the following Major requirements: Geographical area (E) and Chronological period (III), based on the topic of the final research paper or project. 

*This course will not meet for discussion sections.