Z8144 Computer Graphics

Faculty of Science
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/2. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Karel Staněk, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Aneta Ryglová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Karel Staněk, Ph.D.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Karel Staněk, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Wed 13:00–13:50 Z2,01032
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
Z8144/01: Mon 17:00–18:50 Z7,02017a, A. Ryglová
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 9/15, only registered: 0/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to compile an interactive map in SVG form
Learning outcomes
- knowledge of basic principles of the computer graphics - knowledge of the basic metagraphic systems - SVG language knowledge - CANVAS api knowledge - ability to assemble interactive map in the SVG or CANVAS environment
  • 1. Metagraphic systems 2. XML language 3. Base of SVG 4. Graphic primitives 5. Extension of the SVG data model 6. JAVASCRIPT basics 7. DOM and SVG 8. Definition of functions in SVG 9. Geodata export into SVG 10. User interface design 11. Pervasive cartography in SVG 12. Animation
  • FRIEDMANNOVÁ, Lucie, Karel STANĚK and Milan KONEČNÝ. SVG based "smart" thematic maps design. In Proceedings of the 21st ICC: Cartographic Renaissance. Durban (South Africa): International Cartographic Association, 2003. p. 2181-2184. ISBN 0-958-46093-0. info
  • FRIEDMANNOVÁ, Lucie and Karel STANĚK. Elektronic multimedia choropleth maps design through SVG. In SVG Open / Carto.net - Developers Conference, conference Proceedings. Zurich: neuveden, 2002. p. 1-5. URL info
  • KOZEL, Jiří. Využití značkovacího jazyka SVG ve webové kartografii (Usage of SVG Markup Language for Web Cartography). In Česká geografie v evropském prostoru. České Budějovice: Jihočeská univerzita, 2007. p. 885-890. ISBN 978-80-7040-986-2. info
  • FULTON, Steve and Jeff FULTON. HTML5 Canvas: Native Interactivity and Animation for the Web. 2nd Edition. O'Reilly Media, 2013. 750 pp. ISBN 978-1-4493-3498-7. info
  • HEROUT, Pavel. XSLT 2.0 a SVG prakticky. 1. vyd. České Budějovice: Kopp, 2010. 293 s. ISBN 9788072324064. info
Teaching methods
lectures and practical exercises
Assessment methods
Evaluation of SVG map project
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2024.
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