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Students will be admitted to the exam after the registration on the website http://esami.unipi.it. The exam consists of a discussion of the project. It is mandatory to submit a short report (6-10 pages) within the deadline by mail to the instructor, specifying the tag “[VA]” in the subject.
The student may choose one of the following project proposals. She/he can also propose an additional topic. In this case, a project proposal should be submitted for approval, containing a description of the data, a sketch of the possible visualization, and the motivation for the project.
The project assignment for the exam consists of the realization of a web application addressing data and mini-challenges presented for the VAST challenge 2021 (https://vast-challenge.github.io/2019/index.html). Each student may choose one of the mini-challenges to build a visual interface that answers the proposed questions (see the list on the corresponding page in the VAST website).
This project has the objective of creating a visual dashboard to explore and browse geographical and geological data. This is a joint project with the IGG institute of CNR. Data available for the project can not be shared publicly. If interested, send me an email to fix a meeting to discuss this more in detail.
All exercises and code discussed during each lesson are available as a Git repository at: https://github.com/va602aa-2022
A collection of Observable Notebooks are available at https://observablehq.com/collection/@rinziv/va602aa
Recordings of lessons on Microsoft Teams are accessible within the channel of the course.
|01||2022/02/14 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula C||Intro: Visual Analytics Process;||Slides ; VisMaster Book (Chapter 2)|
|02||2022/02/19 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula L1||Node.js, NPM, Vue.js, GIT||Slides|
|03||2022/02/21 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula C||Vision, Perception and effective visualization||Slides|
|04||2022/02/23 14:15-16:00||No Lesson||—||—|
|04||2022/02/28 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula C||Taxonomy of Visual Variables (continued from lesson 3)||Slides (from lesson 3)|
|06||2022/03/07 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula C||Chart Taxonomies; Do and don'ts||Slides|
|07||2022/03/09 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula L1||Introduction to SVG||Slides|
|08||2022/03/14 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula C||Color models and color scales||Slides|
|09||2022/03/16 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula L1||Intro to D3.js||Slides Observable Notebook|
|10||2022/03/21 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula C||Scale functions||Slides|
|11||2022/03/23 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula L1||Continuation of D3.js Introduction||Slides Observable Notebook|
|13||2022/03/28 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula C||Visualizing Hierarchies||Slides|
|14||2022/03/30 14:15-16:00||MsTeams - Aula L1||Reusable D3.js Components||Slides , Notebook 1 Notebook 2 Notebook 3|