New Course: Data Visualization (CMPT 398)



Information Visualization (CMPT 398)
Information Visualization (CMPT 398) is a new Computer Science course offered at the University of Saskatchewan. 

  • Understanding Visualization process and principles
  • Creating Visualization for different datasets
  • Coping with the challenges of Big Data
Instructor: Debajyoti Mondal
Prerequisites: CMPT 280 (required); MATH 164 (formerly MATH 264) recommended

Tuesday/Thursday
11:30am - 12:50pm
Term 2, 2017/2018


Catalogue DescriptionThis course will introduce visualization process for different datasets, design principals, techniques for developing effective visualizations, visualization algorithms and interaction techniques. The course is targeted to students interested in using visualization in their own work, as well as to those who are interested in developing visualization systems. Topics include: data abstractions, visualization process, design principles, visualizations of tabular data, geo-visualizations, cartographic representation, visualization for sets, temporal and hierarchical data (treemaps, radial layouts), network visualizations, visualization algorithms, interactions with large dataset, and a brief overview of visual analytics.

Registration is now open! Departmental Approval Required. Registration and inquiries can be sent to contactus@cs.usask.ca or visit the Computer Science main office (Thorv 176).