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Visual Analytics (602AA)

Schedule

  • Monday, 14:00 - 16:00, Aula N1 Polo Fibonacci
  • Friday, 14:00 - 16:00, Aula C1 Polo Fibonacci

News

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  • [new] The lesson planned on April 16, will be moved on April 17th 16-18, room L1
  • [new] The lesson planned on April 13, will be anticipated on April 12th 11-13, room O
  • There will be class on March 16th
  • There will be class on March 9th. We will have an extra lesson on March 13th, from 11 to 13 in Aula L1
  • There will be class on March 5th and March 9. We will have an extra lesson on March 6th, from 11 to 13 in Aula N1
  • A new edition is starting on Monday 19th February

Exams

Students will be admitted to the exam after the registration on the website http://esami.unipi.it. The exam consist of a discussion of the project. It is mandatory to submit a short report (6-10 pages) within the deadline by mail to instructor, specifying the tag “[VA]” in the subject.

For your reference, the project report should discuss at least the following points:

  • Description of data and presentation of the pattern or model to communicate
  • design choices: colors, interactions, shapes, transformations)
  • state-of-art: similar tools or interfaces for the same problem
  • detailed description of the visualization with description of interaction
  • use case example for an analytical task

Next Exams

  • 2017-09-11: Deadline to submit report and repository of the code is 2017-09-07
  • 2017-06-19: Deadline to submit report and repository of the code is 2017-06-15
  • 2017-07-04: Deadline to submit report and repository of the code is 2017-06-29
  • 2017-07-20: Deadline to submit report and repository of the code is 2017-07-17

Textbooks

  • Processing: a programming handbook for visual designers and artists . Casey Reas, Ben Fry. MIT Press, 2007
  • Design for Information. Isabel Meirelles, Rockport Publisher,2013.
  • Interactive Data Visualization for the Web, Scott Murray, O'Reilly Atlas, 2013

Useful Resources

Other resources

Class Calendar

All exercizes and code discussed during each lesson are available as a Git repository at: https://github.com/rinziv/VA2017

Day Aula Topic Learning material
1. 19.02.2018 14:00-16:00 N1 Intro: Visual Analytics Process; Slides ; VisMaster Book (Chapter 2)
23.02.2018 14:00-16:00 No lesson today
2. 26.02.2018 14:00-16:00 N1 Intro: Visual Analytics Process; Slides
3. 02.03.2018 14:00-16:00 C1 Development Environment setup: Node.js, NPM, GIT Slides
4. 06.03.2018 11:00-13:00 N1 Visual Variables Slides
09.03.2018 14:00-16:00 No lesson today
5. 12.03.2018 14:00-16:00 N1 Introduction to HTML, CSS, Javascript Slides
6. 13.03.2018 11:00-13:00 L1 Introduction to SVG Slides
16.03.2018 14:00-16:00 No lesson today
7. 19.03.2018 14:00-16:00 N1 Introduction to D3.js Slides
GitHub - First project
GitHub First-D3
8. 23.03.2018 14:00-16:00 C1 Do and Donts. Examples and case studies Slides
9. 26.03.2018 14:00-16:00 N1 First examples with D3 GitHub Lines
Spring break No lessons - Assignment: implement lines project with other shapes
10. 12.04.2018 14:00-16:00 O Project assignement; Color Models Slides
11. 17.04.2018 16:00-18:00 L1 Project assignement; Scales Slides
12. 20.04.2018 14:00-16:00 C1 Scales and Reusable Chart Components GitHub Lines
Resusable Charts in D3

GITHub repository

All source code of exercises are available at the URL: https://github.com/VA602AA-master

Previous Editions

magistraleinformaticaeconomia/va/start.txt · Ultima modifica: 20/04/2018 alle 16:44 (8 ore fa) da Salvatore Rinzivillo