Introductory Trilogy of ECE516 Labs (4 lab weeks total)
Here are the first four weeks of lab; grading takes place each week (equal
weight), so the grading for Lab 2 is twice the weight (2a + 2b),
i.e. 2a and 2b are each worth equal weight to 1 and 3:
- 1. The one-pixel display:
once you understand this simple concept, you'll understand
modern AR (Augmented Reality), and imaging, vision, etc., in a very
- 2a. The one-pixel camera:
once you understand this, you'll understand imaging in
general, and its most fundamental question: "What is a pixel and what does
it represent, i.e., as a quantity, specifically what does the pixel
- 2b. Quantifying the 1-pixel camera:
Each of the 5 results above is worth 2/10 marks for a total of 10/10.
See also the
- Collect quantimetric data from your 1-pixel camera:
obtain ordered pairs (f,g).
- Plot g as a function of f.
- Plot f as a function of q.
- Determine the mathematical relationship between f and q, based on
the data for your camera.
- Repeat the above for the two examples shown in class.
1 mark for repeating with the photoresistor
data gathered in Wednesday's lecture
(link) and 1 mark for repeating with the
data gathered from the Blue Sky solar cell (link)
gathered in Thursday's lecture.
- 3. Phenomenological Augmented Reality:
linking the above two labs, we have the 1-pixel camera connected
to the 1-pixel display, to give rise to the simplest possible example of
3D AR, in which there is an overlay of some virtual information in
perfect and exact alignment with some form of physical reality.