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CS 498 ONL - Special Topics - Data Visualization

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in computer science intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

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Course description: Students will learn how to make more effective visualizations of data, to better gain insight into the data and to better communicate that insight to others through interactive web pages. Topics include data warehouses, human perception and cognition, computer graphics, interactive systems and design principles. Covers simple charting tools, including which to use based on data type and user understanding, and advanced charts such as parallel coordinates, stacked graphs and graph drawing/layout. Shows how data visualization tools like Tableau work so students can create effective visualizations from databases even without it. Restricted to CS Online MCS Students. ProctorU and other fees may apply.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Summer


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