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Announcements

Project proposals due 3/9
Initial problem presentation
3/16: Leslie; Ashley, Jason; Raymond, Yi-Tao, Neil; Bryan; Pushkar
3/21: Brien; Nuttapong; Aaron; Matthew; Mehershad
3/23: Todd; Ryan; Cynthia; Noaa, Shareena, Katy
Midpoint design discussions
4/13: Bryan; Pushkar; Nuttapong; Aaron; Mehershad
4/18: Raymond, Yi-Tao, Neil; Matthew; Noaa, Shareena, Katy; Brien; Todd
4/20: Leslie; Ashley, Jason; Ryan; Cynthia
  • Added a new Visualization Gallery page. Please add links to any interesting visualizations or related sites you find!

Schedule: Follow links to get the readings and discuss them

Jan 17: The Purpose of Visualization (Slides)

Jan 19: Data and Image Models (Slides)

Assignment 1 handed out

Jan 24: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten (Guest lecture by Stephen Few) (Slides 9MB pdf)

Jan 26: Introduction to Tableau and Spotfire (Slides)

Jan 31: Perception (Slides)

Assignment 1 due before class
Assignment 2 handed out

Feb 2: Interaction (Slides)

Feb 7: Using Space Effectively: 2D (Slides)

Feb 9: Spatial Layout (Slides)

Assignment 2 due before class
Assignment 3 handed out

Feb 14: Software Architectures (Slides)

Feb 16: Color (Guest lecture by Pat Hanrahan) (Slides)

Part 1 of Assignment 3 is due before class

Feb 21: Graphs and Trees (Slides)

Feb 23: No Class due to BEARS Symposium. Visit the BID open house instead!

Part 2 of Assignment 3 is due before class

Feb 28: Identifying Design Principles (Slides)

Final Project handed out

Mar 2: Usability and Evaluation (Slides)

Part 3 of Assignment 3 is due before class
Assignment 4 handed out
Note: Part 1 of Assignment 4 is due on Monday 3/6

Mar 7: Using Space Effectively: 3D (Slides)

Mar 9: Conveying Structure (Slides)

Final Project proposal due before class

Mar 14: Conveying Shape: Lines (Slides)

Part 2 of Assignment 4 due before class

Mar 16: Initial Problem Presentations I

Leslie; Ashley, Jason; Raymond, Yi-Tao, Neil; Bryan; Pushkar

Mar 21: Initial Problem Presentations II

Brien; Nuttapong; Aaron; Matthew; Mehershad

Mar 22: Initial Problem Presentations III

Todd; Ryan; Cynthia; Noaa, Shareena, Katy

Mar 28, 30: Spring Break

Apr 4: Conveying Shape: Lighting, Shading and Texture (Slides)

Apr 6: Diagrammatic Depictions of Processes (Slides)

Apr 11: Animation (Slides)

Apr 13: Midpoint Design Discussions I

Bryan; Pushkar; Nuttapong; Aaron; Mehershad

Apr 18: Midpoint Design Discussions II

Raymond, Yi-Tao, Neil; Matthew; Noaa, Shareena, Katy; Brien; Todd

Apr 20: Midpoint Design Discussions III

Leslie; Ashley, Jason; Ryan; Cynthia

Apr 25: Molecular Visualization (Guest lecture by Jack Schonbrun)

Apr 27: Visualization as a Public Good (Guest lecture by Jeff Klingner)

May 2: Animation (Slides) Finish lecture from Apr 11

May 4: Visualization papers from CHI 06 (Slides)

May 9: The Value of Visualization (Slides)

May 11: Final poster presentations in BID lab. 1-3:30pm

Requirements

Class participation (10%)

Assignment 1: Visualization Critiques (5%)

Assignment 2: Creating Visualizations with Existing Visualization Software (10%)

Assignment 3: Creating Interactive Visualization Software (15%)

Assignment 4: Statistical Analysis of User Study Data (10%)

Final Project (50%)


Late Policy: For assignments we will deduct 10% for each day (including weekends) the assignment is late.

Information

Organizers: Maneesh Agrawala (maneesh at cs.berkeley.edu) and Jeff Heer (jheer at cs.berkeley.edu)

Meeting: 310 Soda Hall, Tue-Thu 2:00-3:30 pm

Office Hours:

  • Maneesh: 615 Soda Hall, Tue: 3:30-4:30pm, Wed: 5-6pm, and by appointment
  • Jeff: 354 Hearst Mining Building Tue-Thu 1:00-2:00 pm, and by appointment

Textbooks:

  • The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, (2nd Edition). E. Tufte. Graphics Press, 2001.
  • Envisioning Information, E. Tufte. Graphics Press, 1990.

Your best bet is to order them online.
Please order soon. Readings will be assigned in the first week of class.

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