This is the HomePage of the Information Visualization Course held in the context of Informatica Umanistica at University of Pisa.

Dates for the Exams

  • 6th of June
  • 27th of June
  • 18th of July
  • 5th of September

Send an email to be before coming to the exame. The location is PERCRO Lab in via Martiri 33.

Note that dates are reported on Google Calendar


Course Description

This course introduces the students to the topic of Information Visualization, in terms both of theory and practice.

Course Presentation Slides (PDF in Italian)

See the list of Topics covered by the Course

Instructor and Timing

Schedule

Lectures are accessible here

Course Materials

Course Material is provided by the instructor in addition to the following Book:

This website contains most of the Course material, while code is also available BitBucket.

Project Proposals

Project can be of three types: programming, analysis and survey

You can find some ideas here

Programming

Create your own visualization tool with three different options:

  • problem specific visualization
  • technique specific visualization, presenting your ideas
  • implementation of an algorithm

The result will be a program with some text presenting it

Analysis

The focus is on the analysis of a given problem or dataset using a selection of existing high level visualization tools. Provide a small survey of the existing solutions in literature about the same type of analysis. Discuss the results from the analysis and provide comments about the various techniques and tools adopted.

Survey

No programming or tool required. In particular write, in italian or english, a survey of techniques for a given problem, presented with a bibliography, snapshots and diagrams. The resulting text should

Schedule

  • Propose idea with title and participants (from 1 to 3 people)
  • Present the sketch of the interaction (for type Programming and Analysis)
  • Provide possible schedule for execution

Resources

People

People and Research Groups in InfoVis

Inspirational Websites