COMP 7016 Visualisation
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 301112
Coordinator Quang Vinh Nguyen Opens in new window
Description This unit introduces the fundamentals and technologies of information visualisation. It covers the major concepts of information visualisation, human-computer perception and methods for visual data analysis. Students will learn the knowledge and skills required for identifying suitable visualisation techniques and tools appropriate for various data types and applications. The unit provides students with opportunities to explore recent research in the visualisation field.
School Computer, Data & Math Sciences
Discipline Computer Science
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Incompatible Subjects MATH 2014 Visual Analytics
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program.
Familiarity with computer software programs, such as Microsoft Office.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain the purpose of information visualisation
- Identify strengths, limitations and opportunity of visualisation techniques
- Evaluate common visualisation techniques for relational data, multi-dimensional data and spatio-temporal data
- Analyse interaction methods in visualisation
- Apply common visualisation tools for data analysis
- Evaluate visual analytics technologies and tools for data analysis
Information visualisation including main concepts and overview
Visual mappings and visual perception
Trees and graphs visualisation
Multi-dimensional data visualisation
Spatio-temporal data visualisation
Using visualisation and tools to understand data
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Tutorials and Labs||2 hours each||20||N||Individual|
|Assignment 1||1,500 to 2,000 words report||30||N||Individual|
|Assignment 2||1,500 to 2,000 words report||30||N||Individual|
Parramatta - Victoria Rd
Subject Contact Quang Vinh Nguyen Opens in new window
Parramatta City - Macquarie St
Subject Contact Zhonglin Qu Opens in new window