Course Descriptions and Schedule

Please note that course schedules may be amended due to low enrollment, faculty availability, and/or other factors.

MSDS 455-DL : Data Visualization


Description

This course begins with a review of human perception and cognition, drawing upon psychological studies of perceptual accuracy and preferences. The course reviews principles of graphic design, what makes for a good graph, and why some data visualizations effectively present information and others do not. It considers visualization as a component of systems for data science and presents examples of exploratory data analysis, visualizing time, networks, and maps. It reviews methods for static and interactive graphics and introduces tools for building web-browser-based presentations. This is a project-based course with programming assignments.

Prerequisites: MSDS 400-DL Math for Data Scientists and MSDS 401-DL Applied Statistics with R.


Spring 2021
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
03/29/21 - 06/06/21Optional Sync Tu
7 – 9:30 p.m. 55
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Bradley, Candice
Online
Open

Summer 2021
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
06/21/21 - 08/28/21Optional Sync Th
7 – 9:30 p.m. 55
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Daugherty, Kathryn
Online
Open
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