Course Name 
Computational Geometry

Code

Semester

Theory
(hour/week) 
Application/Lab
(hour/week) 
Local Credits

ECTS

CE 380

Fall/Spring

3

0

3

5

Prerequisites 
None


Course Language 
English


Course Type 
Elective


Course Level 
First Cycle


Course Coordinator    
Course Lecturer(s)    
Assistant(s)   
Course Objectives  The objective of this course is to teach the students techniques of solving geometric problems using algorithmic methods. 
Course Description 
The students who succeeded in this course;

Course Content  Wellknown computational geometry problems, their algorithmic solutions and computational geometry problem solving techniques. 

Core Courses  
Major Area Courses  
Supportive Courses 
X


Media and Management Skills Courses  
Transferable Skill Courses 
Week  Subjects  Related Preparation 
1  Background & Introduction  
2  Polygon Triangulation I  Chapter 1, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
3  Polygon Triangulation II  Chapter 1, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
4  Polygon Partitioning  Chapter 2, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
5  Convex Hulls in Two Dimensions I  Chapter 3, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
6  Convex Hulls in Two Dimensions II  Chapter 3, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
7  Review  
8  Midterm  
9  Convex Hulls in Three Dimensions I  Chapter 4, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
10  Convex Hulls in Three Dimensions II  Chapter 4, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
11  Voronoi Diagrams  Chapter 5, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
12  Delaunay Triangulations  Chapter 5, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
13  Search and Intersection I  Chapter 7, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
14  Search and Intersection II  Chapter 7, Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke 
15  Review  
16  Review of the Semester 
Course Notes/Textbooks  Computational Geometry in C (2nd Edition), Joseph O'Rourke, Cambridge University Press 
Suggested Readings/Materials  Computational Geometry Algorithms and Applications (3rd Edition), Mark De Berg, Otfried Cheong, Marc van Kreveld, Mark Overmars, SpringerVerlag Publishing 
Semester Activities  Number  Weigthing 
Participation  
Laboratory / Application  
Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  
Homework / Assignments 
2

40

Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Portfolios  
Midterms / Oral Exams 
1

25

Final / Oral Exam 
1

35

Total 
Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade  65 

Weighting of EndofSemester Activities on the Final Grade  35 

Total 
Semester Activities  Number  Duration (Hours)  Workload 

Course Hours Including exam week: 16 x total hours 
16

3

48

Laboratory / Application Hours Including exam week: 16 x total hours 
16


Study Hours Out of Class 
16

3


Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  
Homework / Assignments 
2

10


Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Portfolios  
Midterms / Oral Exams 
1

16


Final / Oral Exam 
1

18


Total 
150

#

Program Competencies/Outcomes 
* Contribution Level


1 
2 
3 
4 
5 

1  Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Software Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Software Engineering problems  X  
2  Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose  
3  Ability to design, implement, verify, validate, measure and maintain a complex software system, process or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose  
4  Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Software Engineering practice  
5  Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Software Engineering problems  
6  Ability to work efficiently in Software Engineering disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams; ability to work individually  
7  Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages  
8  Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself  
9  Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility  
10  Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development  
11  Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Software Engineering solutions 
*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest