Computing Science Course Outlines

Course Outline - CMPT 469 - Spec.Topics/Computer Graphics

Information

Subject

Catalog Number

Section

Semester

Title

Instructor(s)

Campus

CMPT

469

D100

2022 Fall (1227)

Spec.Topics/Computer Graphics

Sheelagh Carpendale   

Burnaby Mountain Campus

Calendar Objective/Description

Spec.Topics/Computer Graphics

Instructor's Objectives

This course will introduce students to a human-centered approach to data visualization. Students will learn about how to work with data and data stakeholders to discover data needs and data challenges. How to leverage ideation techniques such as sketching, storyboarding, and cards to come up with initial data visualization design solutions. Students will learn about data representation, about use of visual spatial organization and interaction, and about the challenges and possibilities of assessment and evaluation. *Note* There are no specific prerequisites for Fall 2022 CMPT469, only 3rd year CMPT student in good standing.

Prerequisites

see go.sfu.ca

Topics

  • Steps, processes, approaches and guidelines for designing useful and usable data visualizations
  • Challenges and possibilities for assessment and evaluation of data visualizations

Grading

Grading will be announced in the first week of class.

Required Books

  • Visualization Analysis and Design, Tamara Munzner, A K Peters, 2014, 9781466508910

Academic Honesty Statement

Academic honesty plays a key role in our efforts to maintain a high standard of academic excellence and integrity. Students are advised that ALL acts of intellectual dishonesty will be handled in accordance with the SFU Academic Honesty and Student Conduct Policies ( http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/student.html ).

Data Last Updated: