CPSC 547: Information Visualization, Jan 2017

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Instructor: Tamara Munzner
First Class: Tue Jan 3 2017
Time/Location: Tue/Thu 3:30-5, DMP 101 FSC 2300A
Office Hours: Tue 5-6 or by appointment. X661 ICICS/CS Bldg (X Wing)
UBC Cal Page: CPSC 547

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Short Weekly Syllabus

  Week  

  Date  

  Class  

  Date  

  Class  

  1     1/31: Intro, Ex: Time Series     1/52: What's Vis, Data  
2   1/103: Tasks, Design Study Methodology, Ex: Abstraction     1/124: Validation  
3   1/175: Marks & Channels, Ex: Decoding     1/196: Rules of Thumb, Artery Viz  
4   1/247: No Lecture. Readings: Tools, D3     1/268: Tables, Ex: Sets  
5   1/319: Spatial Data, Radial Sets     2/210: Networks, Topological Fisheye Views, Ex: Tennis  
6   2/711: Color   2/912: Manipulate, Genealogical Interaction, Ex: Vis Design  
7   2/1413: Facet, BallotMaps    2/1614: Reduce; Pitches   Fri 2/17 Present Choices Due
8   2/21 No Class   2/23 No Class
9   2/2815: Embed     3/216: Case Studies   (Example Presentation) Fri 3/3 Meeting Cutoff
10   3/717: Presentations 1     3/918: Presentations 2   Mon 3/6 Proposals Due  
11   3/1419: Presentations 3     3/1620: Presentations 4  
12   3/2121: Peer Project Reviews 1     3/2322: Presentations 5  
13   3/2823: Presentations 6     3/3024: Presentations 7   Fri 3/31 Related Work Due  
14   4/425: Peer Project Reviews 2     4/626: Research Papers & Process  
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17 4/25 Final Presentations     Fri 4/28 Final Papers Due  


Detailed Syllabus

Syllabus tentative, final changes will be made by a week before the class. Readings should be done before the lecture.

Required Reading:

Visualization Analysis and Design, Tamara Munzner (A K Peters Visualization Series, CRC Press, 2014) is the course textbook.

The UBC library has multiple ebook licenses so you can read it for free: library catalog page, EZProxy direct link.

To buy your own copy online, it's currently US$75 new from amazon.com and US$80 from CRC (I'll give out promo code for 20% off in lecture, so it's $64); CD$107 from amazon.ca and CD$112 from chapters.ca. When you buy the hardcover book, you'll get the ebook version for free; you can also buy an ebook-only for less.

All additional readings are research papers available online for free, links posted below.

For digital library access from off-campus, use EZproxy with your CWL login through the UBC library.
EZproxy direct links: IEEE DL, Springer DL, ACM DL, JSTOR


Introduction Tue Jan 3

Required Reading None

Slides: pdf, pdf 16up, keynote


Data Thu Jan 5

Required Reading

Slides: pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

Further Reading


Tasks Tue Jan 10

Required Reading

Slides: pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

In-Class Exercise: Abstraction (source: Bertini)

Further Reading


Validation Thu Jan 12

Required Reading

Slides:
pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

Further Reading


Marks and Channels Tue Jan 17

Required Reading

Slides: pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

Exercise: Decoding (source: Bertini)

Further Reading


Rules of Thumb Thu Jan 19

Required Reading

Slides: pdf, pdf 16up, keynote, HemoViz PDF

Further Reading


No Class Tue Jan 24

Required Reading

Further Readings
Tables Thu Jan 26

Required Reading

(Backup) Slides:
pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

In-Class Exercise: Sets (source: Adar)

Further Reading


Spatial Data Tue Jan 31

Required Reading

Further Reading


Networks Thu Feb 2

Required Reading

Exercise: Tennis (source: Adar)

Further Reading


Color Tue Feb 7

Required Reading

Slides: color
pdf, pdf 16up, keynote
tennis exercise followup pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

Demos:

Further Readings


Manipulate Thu Feb 9

Required Reading

Exercise: Vis Design

Further Readings


Facet Tue Feb 14

Required Reading

Slides: pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

Further Reading


Reduce Thu Feb 16

Required Reading

Pitches

Slides: pdf, pdf 16up

Further Reading


Presentation Choices Due Fri Feb 17
No class Tue Feb 21, Thu Feb 23


Embed Tue Feb 28

Required Reading

Slides:
pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

Videos: Multivariate Network Exploration and Presentation, Vismon, TreeJuxtaposer

Further Reading


Case Studies Thu Mar 2

Required Reading

Slides:
pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

Further Reading


Proposals Due Mon Mar 6
Presentations 1 Tue Mar 7
Presentations 2 Tue Mar 9
Presentations 3 Tue Mar 14
Presentations 4 Thu Mar 16
Peer Project Reviews 1 Tue Mar 21
Presentations 5 Thu Mar 23
Presentations 6 Tue Mar 28
Presentations 7 Thu Mar 30

Peer Project Reviews 2 Tue Apr 4
Paper Writing and Research Process Thu Apr 6

Required Reading: none

Slides: pdf, pdf 16up, keynote

Further Reading


Final Project Presentations Tue Apr 25 1-5pm.


Final Papers Due Fri Apr 28 5pm


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