Dance Animation

Information Visualization [17:610:554]

Online and Campus

Instructor Anselm Spoerri -



This course provides a thorough introduction to the emerging field of Information Visualization.
The goal of Information Visualization is to use human perceptual capabilities to gain insights into large and abstract data sets that are difficult to extract using standard query languages.
Specific abstract data sets that will be studied are: symbolic, tabular, networked, hierarchical, or textual information.

The course objectives are:

 •  Provide a sound foundation in human visual perception and how it relates to creating effective information visualizations.

 •  Understand the key design principles for creating information visualizations.

 •  Study the major existing techniques and systems in information visualization.

 •  Evaluate information visualizations tools.

 •  Design new, innovative visualizations.