- DI = Design for Information, Isabel Meirelles
- IDVW = Interactive Data Visualization for the Web, Scott Murray
- NUSIt = Now You See It, Stephen Few
- SUI = Search User Interfaces, Marti Hearst
InfoViz Overview – Types of InfoVises and Interactions
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(By start of class unless otherwise noted)
|1||23-Aug||Tu||NUSIt 1, 2; DI Introduction||Introduction|
|2||25-Aug||Th||Paper: J. Heer, M. Bostock, and V. Ogievetsky, “A Tour through the Visualization Zoo”, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 53, No. 6, June 2010, pp. 59-67.
IDVW 1, 2, 3
|InfoViz Overview – Types of InfoVises and Interactions||HW1 Complete background survey
HW2 Find two InfoVizes in domains of interest to you
|3||30-Aug||Tu||IDVW chapters 3, 4
(1) Explore d3js.org.
(2) Setup D3 on your personal computer.
(3) Watch at least one youtube video about d3.js.
|D3 Lecture / practicum 1. Bring laptop! Getting started with D3 (simple data, details on demand, filtering), GitHub||HW3 Create an InfoViz using GapMinder.
PHW1 – Set up your GitHub account.
|4||1-Sept||Th||NUSIt 7,12||Multivariate Overview; Time overview; discuss selected HW’s with class||HW4 Find a data source for a domain of interest to you; sketch an InfoVis related to the data source.|
|5||6-Sep||Tu||IDVW Chapters 8, 9||D3 lecture / practicum 2. Bring laptop! More on D3 (Barchart, axes, labels, JSON)||HW5 – Sketch a time-oriented visualization of your life.|
|6||8-Sep||Th||DI Chapter 1 – read pp 16-20, 24-33, 38-45; skim pp 21-23, 33-37 (we’ll cover this material later)||Trees||PHW2 – Very simple D3 Vis.|
|7||13-Sep||Tu||IDVW Chapter 10||D3 Lecture / practicum 3. Bring laptop. More on D3 (static and dynamic filtering, simple animation)||Be thinking about your elevator pitch for next Thursday.|
|8||15-Sep||Th||Project ideas from everyone. 30-second “elevator pitch” for project presented in class.||Post project idea on Piazza in “project” category. Indicate data source. Give TA, as you come up to ‘pitch’, your project title and name.|
|9||20-Sep||Tu||NUSIt Chapter 4; NUSIt Chapter 5 sections on Concurrent Views & Brushing, Focus & Context||D3 Lecture / practicum 4. Bring laptop. More on D3 (multiple views, brushing/linking)||Project Milestone 1: Team member names, emails and paragraph description on Wiki my midnight.
PHW3 – Filtering and Animations.
|10||22-Sep||Th||DI Chapter 2||Brief guest presentation on InfoVis at Applied Predictive Technologies|
|11||27-Sep||Tu||Review DI Chapters 1 (trees) & 2 (networks)||More on networks and trees||Project Milestone 2: Initial project description due by midnight. Prior to turn-in, meet with your GTA to discuss scope and data. Meeting schedule will be posted on T-Square Wiki.|
|12||29-Sep||Th||http://www.tableau.com/products/online-cloud-analytics (2-minute video).||Introduction to Tableau||Download Tableau before coming to class, play with it for half an hour: http://www.tableau.com/new-features/9.0|
|13||4-Oct||Tu||Re-read all material from NUSIt & DI; review your notes and PPTs.||Review for test 1
Discuss HW6 questionsSuggestions for group study
|HW6 Write a test question & answer; post on Wiki by 8pm Monday.|
|14||6-Oct||Th||Re-read all material from NUSIt & DI; review your notes and PPTs.||Test 1|
|16||13-Oct||Th||Online book by Marti Hearst: Search User Interfaces, chapters 10 and 11||Text and Document Visualization||Project Milestone 3: Elaboration|
|18-Oct||Tu||More on text and documents||HW7 Use & Critique Tableau|
|17||20-Oct||Th||Paper by S. Few: Communicating Numbers, skip appendix.||More on Multivariate, parallel coordinates|
|18||25-Oct||Tu||Peer project milestone 4 review||Bring your project milestone 4 draft to class; your team will share with four other teams during class for feedback to incorporate into final submission.|
|19||27-Oct||Th||DI Chapter 3, NUSIt Chapter 7||Time||Project milestone 4: No meeting with TAs for this one.|
|20||1–Nov||Tu||More on Time|
|21||3-Nov||Th||Donna Wong, Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics (on T-Square in ‘Resources’)||Design Principles from Tufte, Few, Wong, Foley|
|Project Milestone 5: Meet with a GTA to discuss your project status. Meeting schedule posted on T-Square Wiki.|
|23||10-Nov||Th||NUSIt 3; DI Chapter 1 pp 21-23, 33-37, DI Chapter 2 sidebars on pp 51, 57, 58, 73||Gestalt Principles for InfoVis
Visual Structure for UIs and InfoVis
Visual Perception in InfoVis
|25||17-Nov||Th||Reread all material from NUSIt and DI since Test 1, review PPts and your class notes.||Review for test 2; discuss HW8 questions||HW8 Write a test question & answer; post on Piazza in HW8 folder by 8pm Wednesday.|
|26||22-Nov||Tu||Reread all material from NUSIt and DI since Test 1, review PPts and your class notes.||Test 2|
|27||29-Nov||Tu||Milestone 6 meetings with TAs||Milestone 6 meetings with TAs|
|28||1-Dec||Th||Milestone 6 meetings with TAs||Milestone 6 meetings with TAs||Project Milestone 6: Demo partially-working project to GTA this week. Meeting schedule posted on Wiki.|
|29||6-Dec||Tu||Last class day; no reading assignment||Project presentations||Project Milestone 7: Midnight – executable software, project video and final report electronically. Peer eval. survey due.
Project Milestone 8: Final video presentations (Schedule via Wiki)
|8-Dec||Thursday 2:50 – 4:50 pm||Project presentations||Project Milestone 8: Final presentations (Schedule via Wiki)|