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Fall 2016 Semester
Dec 15, 2017
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PPUA 6302 - Information Design and Visual Analytics
Introduces the systematic use of visualization techniques for supporting the discovery of new information as well as the effective presentation of known facts. Based on principles from art, graphic design, perceptual psychology, and rhetoric, offers students an opportunity to learn how to successfully choose appropriate visual languages for representing various kinds of data to support insights relevant to the user’s goals. Covers visual data mining techniques and algorithms for supporting the knowledge-discovery process; principles of visual perception and color theory for revealing patterns in data, semiotics, and the epistemology of visual representation; narrative strategies for communicating and presenting information and evidence; and the critical evaluation and critique of data visualizations. Prereq. Proficiency in R.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Pub Policy and Urban Affairs Department

Course Attributes:
GS Col Socl Sci & Humanities

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate

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