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CPSC-53000 Data Visualization

Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
CPSC-51100

The theory and practice of visualizing large, complicated data sets to clarify areas of emphasis. Human factors best practices will be presented. Programming with advanced visualization frameworks and practices will be demonstrated and used in group programming projects.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain how the human brain processes visual information and how to design based on that.
  2. Select the best ways to present a given data set.
  3. Write software that presents data in a particular way and that enables the user to interact with it in ways that improve understanding.
  4. Present data to peers in intuitive, instructive ways.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY: Making sense of complicated data sets requires intuitive displays. You'll learn the theory and practice of data visualization in this course.

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