Overview

Register for the 2017 synchronous course here. Class starts on January 10, 2017.

This course provides an overview about the state of the art in information visualization. It teaches the process of producing effective visualizations that take the needs of users into account.

The course can be taken for three Indiana University credits as part of the Online Data Science Program, as part of the Information and Library Science M.S. program, and as part of the online Data Science M.S. Program offered by the School of Informatics and Computing. Students seeking enrollment information should contact the data science program at 812-856-5953 or datasci@indiana.edu.

Among other topics, the course covers:

  • Data analysis algorithms that enable extraction of patterns and trends
  • Major temporal, geospatial, topical, and network visualization techniques
  • Discussions of systems that drive research and development.

Just like in past years, students will have the opportunity to collaborate on real-world projects for a variety of clients. Click here to see the current list of clients and projects. You can also see the detailed results of the 2013 client projects from the Visual Insights book here.

Everyone who registers gains free access to the Sci2 Tool (100+ algorithms and tools), and free PDF access to Part 2 of Katy Börner's Atlas of Knowledge. Additionally, the IVMOOC Flashcard app may be downloaded from the
Google Play and Apple iOS stores.

Please watch the introduction video to learn more.

Announcements

Class starts on January 10, 2017.