CS 7450
Information Visualization
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All indicated chapter readings are from the Spence textbook. Lecture slides, full references for articles, videos shown, software demonstrated, and related articles can be found on the detailed references page. Also available is a more general, alphabetical bibliography.

Week 1
   Jan. 7 - Introduction    HW1
       Chapter 1
   Jan. 9 - Overview of the Field
       Chapter 2

Week 2
   Jan. 14 - Cognitive Tasks    HW2
       Chapter 6
   Jan. 16 - No Class: DLS Talk

Week 3
   Jan. 21 - Multivariate Data & Representations
       Chapter 3
   Jan. 23 - Multivariate visualization tools    A1

Week 4
   Jan. 28 - Visual Perception
       Chapter 4
   Jan. 30 - Visual Design
       Envisioning Info., E. Tufte

Week 5
   Feb. 4 - Interaction & Dynamic Queries 1
       Chapter 5
   Feb. 6 - Interaction & Dynamic Queries 2

Week 6
   Feb. 11 - Time Series Data
   Feb. 13 - Overview & Detail
       Chapter 7

Week 7
   Feb. 18 - Focus & Context
   Feb. 20 - Panning and Zooming   HW3

Week 8
   Feb. 25 - Hierarchies & Trees 1
       Chapter 8
   Feb. 27 - Hierarchies & Trees 2   HW4

Week 9
   Mar. 4 - No class: Spring Break
   Mar. 6 - No class: Spring Break

Week 10
   Mar. 11 - Graphs
   Mar. 13 - WWW and Internet

Week 11
   Mar. 18 - Class cancelled
   Mar. 20 - Text & Documents 1    A2
       Chapter 10

Week 12
   Mar. 25 - Diane Gromala - Guest Lecture
   Mar. 27 - Text & Documents 2

Week 13
   Apr. 1 - Evaluation
   Apr. 3 - Social Visualization

Week 14
   Apr. 8 - No class: CHI Conference
   Apr. 10 - No class: CHI Conference

Week 15
   Apr. 15 - Software Visualization   HW5
   Apr. 17 - Automating Design

Week 16
   Apr. 22 - Review
   Apr. 24 - Summary Exam

Week 17
   May 2 - Project presentations