INFO 526: Data Analysis & Visualization

Dr. Greg Chism

This page contains an outline of the topics, content, and assignments for the semester. Note that this schedule will be updated as the semester progresses and the timeline of topics and assignments might be updated throughout the semester.

Week Date Topic Video Prepare Due
1

Lec 0

Lecs
1-2

Project

Fri, May 17

πŸ“ HW 0
βœ… RQ 1

2

Lecs
3-5

Fri, May 24

πŸ“ HW 1
βœ… RQ 2

3

Lecs
6-7

Visualizing time series data I
Visualizing time series data II

πŸ“š fdv - Chp 13
πŸ“š fdv - Chp 14

Lec 8

Themes + Axes + Annotation

πŸŽ₯ Reporting and visualising the pandemic by John Burn-Murdoch
πŸŽ₯ Always look on the bright side of plots by Kara Woo

Wed, May 29

Peer review

Project Proposal Peer Review

πŸ“‘ Project proposals for peer review

Fri, May 31

πŸ“ HW 2
βœ… RQ 3

4 Mon, Jun 3

πŸ“‘ Project proposals for instructor review

Lec 9

Presentation ready plots

πŸ“š fdv - Chp 29

Lec 10

Data visualization accessibility

Lec 11

Du Bois visualizations

Lec 12

Visualizing Uncertainty

πŸ“š fdv - Chp 10
πŸ“š fdv - Chp 11
πŸ“š fdv - Chp 16
πŸ“ƒ Uncertainty Visualization

Fri, Jun 7

βœ… RQ 4
πŸ“ HW 3

5

Lec 13-14

Visualizing maps I
Visualizing geospatial data II

πŸ“š fdv - Chp 15
πŸ“ƒ sf vgnette 1 + πŸ“ƒ sf vgnette 2 +
πŸ“ƒ sf vgnette 3 + πŸ“ƒ sf vgnette 4 +
πŸ“ƒ sf vgnette 5

Lec 15

Interactive visualizations + reporting with Shiny

πŸ“š ms - Chp 1
πŸ“š ms - Chp 2
πŸ“š ms - Chp 3
πŸ“š ms - Chp 7

Fri, Jun 14

πŸ“ HW 4

6

Lec 16

Dashboards

Lec 17

Tables

Fri, Jun 21

Lec 18

Animation

βœ… RQ 5
πŸ“ HW 5

7 Mon, Jun 24

Project presentations

πŸ“‘ Final Project