GSD Course Bulletin - Spring 2014

06472: Visualization (at SEAS) (SCI 0647200)

Seminar - 4 credits
Friday 10:00 - 11:30   SEAS G115
Tuesday Thursday 2:30 - 4:00   SEAS

Course Tools for this course (Canvas)

Hanspeter Pfister

Course Description

SEAS Computer Science 171
Catalog Number: 8877

Tu., Th., 2:30-4, and a weekly section to be arranged.
Please check the FAS schedule for room information.

An introduction to key design principles and techniques for visualizing data. Covers design practices, data and image models, visual perception, interaction principles, visualization tools, and applications. Introduces programming of web-based interactive visualizations.
Note: This course, when taken for a letter grade, meets the General Education requirement for Empirical and Mathematical Reasoning or the Core area requirement for Quantitative Reasoning.

Prerequisite: Students are expected to have basic programming experience (e.g., Computer Science 50).