Computer Graphics Laboratory ETH Zurich


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The course gives an introduction to computer programming and teaches the student how to use a programming language. We will use C/C++.


The course covers the fundamental concepts of computer programming and gives a short overview of data structures. Specific topics include: computers, programming languages and compilers, data types, type conversion, expressions, language constructs, arrays, pointers, references, functions, scope and lifetime, modular programming, generic programming, files, classes, lists, trees, sorting.




  • Attestation
    Out of the 240 possible points, 130 points are required for obtaining the course attestation. The 240 points split up into 110 (= 11x10) points + 20 bonus points in homeworks and 110 points in the mini project.
  • Homework
    The homeworks can be handed in by groups of two students.


Written exam. Written aids: 5 A4 sheets, hand or machine written, double sided

View completed exams: Monday, 24.9., and Tuesday, 25.9., 10:00-12:00, CNB G 106.1. Please sign up:

Administration Description | Administration
Number 252-0832-00L
Lecturer Prof. Dr. Markus Gross
First Assistant Dr. Barbara Solenthaler
Course Location Thu. 10-12 ETA F 5
Exercise Location Tue. 14-16 or
Wed. 13-15 or
Wed. 15-17
ECTS Credits 4 credits
Exam 120 min, written (German, answers allowed in German or English)