Interactive Simulation Systems
Fundamental knowledge in design, development and implementation of interactive simulation systems in real time. Experience in development of certain functionalities of interactive simulation systems.
- Explain design and development of complex interactive simulation systems
- Describe various classes of application of complex interactive simulation systems
- Define various classes of input-output devices in interactive simulation systems based on virtual reality
- Explain the concept of real time and recognize latency sources and problems in the context of interactive simulation systems
- Describe the importance of interactive simulation systems in training for stressful tasks
- Explain the importance of mathematical modeling and the application of numerical methods in interactive simulation systems
- Describe most common representations of terrains and 3D objects, as well as major rendering stages, in interactive stimulation systems
Forms of Teaching
There are 15 weeks of classes. First cycle consists of 7 weeks of lectures, followed by midterm, while second cycle consists of 6 weeks of lectures, followed by final exam.Exams
There are two exams during the semester - midterm and final exam.Laboratory Work
Demonstration of the system for pilot stress and fatigue monitoring during flight and during simulator practice. Demonstration of the simulator for air defense missile system and flight simulators like Pilatus, MiG-21, etc. Demonstration of various systems for multimodal elicitation and estimation of emotional states.Consultations
Consultations take place after lectures or at times agreed upon by students and teachers.Seminars
Student's independent work includes development of particular functionalities of interactive simulation systems and writing up the report, in consultation with the teachers.Internship visits
Visits to various companies and simulators.
|Type||Threshold||Percent of Grade||Threshold||Percent of Grade|
|Seminar/Project||0 %||50 %||0 %||50 %|
|Attendance||0 %||10 %||0 %||10 %|
|Mid Term Exam: Written||0 %||20 %||0 %|
|Final Exam: Written||0 %||20 %|
|Exam: Written||0 %||40 %|
Week by Week Schedule
- Introductory lecture. Importance of interactive simulation systems.
- Overview of interactive simulation systems, and civilian and military applications (driving simulators, simulators of civilian and military airplanes, missile system simulators etc.). Presentation of proposed topics for student projects.
- Continuation of an overview of interactive simulation systems and applications. Students' selection of proposed projects.
- Interactive simulation systems based on virtual reality. Input/output devices of these systems.
- Visualization in interactive simulation systems: 3D modeling
- Visualization in interactive simulation systems: rendering.
- System discretization methods. Example in the context of anti-armor missile system simulator.
- Midterm exam.
- Estimation of emotional states in interactive simulation systems. Physiology as a means for recognition of emotional states.
- Estimation of emotional states in interactive simulation systems based on vocal features.
- Stimuli generation for estimation of emotional states in interactive simulation systems.
- Development of a simplified guided missile system simulator in MATLAB: presentation, discussion and demonstration.
- Project management of complex interactive simulation systems.
- Helicopter Mi-171 simulator project.
- Final exam.