IS 590ADV Advanced Data Visualization

In this seminar-style course we will discuss advanced topics in visualization techniques.  This will cover topics such as the history of visualization techniques, the perception and understanding of visual information, and new frontiers in displaying quantitative information.  We will explore the modern technical stack for creating and sharing visualizations, including topics in javascript, python, and reactive frameworks.  Prereqs: programming courses.  Students are expected to either be familiar with, or be prepared to familiarize themselves with, Python, Javascript, GitHub, and other computational tools.  Data Viz (IS590DV) is optional, but encouraged.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Spring 2019

    • IS590ADV
      Mon, 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm
      Room 242
      On-Campus
      In this seminar-style course we will discuss advanced topics in visualization techniques. This will cover topics such as the history of visualization techniques, the perception and understanding of visual information, and new frontiers in displaying quantitative information. We will explore the modern technical stack for creating and sharing visualizations, including topics in javascript, python, and reactive frameworks. Prereqs: programming courses. Students are expected to either be familiar with, or be prepared to familiarize themselves with, Python, Javascript, GitHub, and other computational tools. Data Viz (IS590DV) is optional, but encouraged.
      Instructor
      Matthew Turk
      CRN
      69285
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).