ISIS 4822: Visual Analytics

Syllabus

Fall 2017

Instructor:John Alexis Guerra Gómez

Description

  • Visual Analytics is the field that combines techniques of interactive information visualization with the use of algorithms and methods of data analytics. It's main goal is the generation of insights that help users in the decision making process.
  • Visual Analytics is used in diverse areas that include science, engineering, business and government. We can find different visual analytics applications in fields such as urban planning, gas explorations, finance, security, natural disasters, health monitoring among others.
  • With this course you will learn the theoretical bases of Visual Analytics, as well as some fundamentals of rapid prototyping and practial applications.
  • The course uses a multidisciplinary approach that aims to help the students learn the skills needed to develop visual anlytics projects in real life.

Grading

Concept %
Midterm 15%
Final Exam 15%
Final project 40%
Homeworks 30%

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