University of Technology Sydney

32146 Data Visualisation and Visual Analytics

6cp; 1hr one-off orientation lecture, 2hpw (weekly workshop)
Requisite(s): (31250 Introduction to Data Analytics AND 48024 Programming 2) OR 32130 Fundamentals of Data Analytics OR 26776 Foundations of Business Analytics OR ((42046 Data Processing Using R OR 42047 Data Processing Using Python OR 26777 Data Processing Using SAS))



This subject covers the core data visualisation and visual interaction (or navigation) technologies that support the visual analytics and decision-making processes. Students study the latest data visualisation articles and the practice of cutting-edge data visualisation and visual analysis software. The subject provides an essential understanding of the procedure (loop) and the methodology of visual data analytics. It discusses the human involvement (or input) in the loop of analytical reasoning facilitated by interactive visual interfaces. On successful completion of this subject, students are capable of designing and evaluating various advanced visualisation interfaces that can be directly applied into the loop of visual data mining or visual analytics to enable them to become data visualisation designers and visual data analysts.

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Autumn session, City campus

Spring session, City campus

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