Cmpt 467/767 - Tentative Class Schedule

Week Dates Monday Wednesday Friday
1 Sep 6 - 10 Labour Day Introduction guest lecture
2 Sep 13 - 17 Historical Aspects Design Principles Design Principles
3 Sep 20 - 24 Vis Process Data Types, Sources + Tasks Data Types, Sources + Tasks
4 Sep 27 - Oct 01 Visual Mapping Visual Mapping Vis Critiques
5 Oct 04 - Oct 08 Scalar Data Scalar Data Isosurfaces
6 Oct 11 - 15 Thanksgiving Volume Rendering Volume Rendering
7 Oct 18 - 22 Vector Data Tensor Data Design Studies
8 Oct 25 - 29 Project Proposals Project Proposals Presentations
9 Nov 01 - 05 Preception+Color Space/Order Depth/Occlusion
10 Nov 08 - 12 High-Dim Data Graphs/Trees Interaction; Navigation+Zoom
11 Nov 15 - 19 pres pres Focus+Context
12 Nov 22 - 26 pres Evaluation Evaluation
13 Nov 29 - Dec 03 pres pres pres
14 Dec 06 pres

Lecture 1 Introduction

Slides: pdf1; pdf2
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Lecture 1b Inspiration

On your own, please listen to these inspiring lectures:


Lecture 2 Design Principles

Slides: pdf
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Assignments: Assignment 1 - Due September 24

Lecture 3 Visualization Process

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 4 Data Types, Sources, and Tasks

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 5 Visual Mappings

Slides: pdf
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Visualization Critiques

Going through the results of assignment 1.


Lecture 6 Scalar Data

Slides: pdf
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Assignments: Assignment 2 - Due October 18

Lecture 7 Isosurfaces

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 8 Volume Rendering

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 9 Vector Visualization

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 10 Tensor Visualization

Slides: pdf
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Project Proposals + Updates

Link to Project Details
Link to Project Pages
Link to Presentations


Lecture 11 Design Studies

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 12 Perception + Color

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 13 Space/Order

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 14 Depth + Occlusion

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 15 High-Dimensional Data

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 16 Graphs + Trees

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 17 Interaction; Navigation+Zoom

Slides: pdf
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Lecture 18 Focus + Context
Guest lecture by
Tamara Munzner

Slides: pdf
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Videos: TreeJuxtaposer, 2D PARC Hyperbolic Tree, H3
Demos: SpaceTree

Lecture 19 Evaluation
Guest lectures by
Michael Sedlmair

Slides: pdf
Reading (Must):


Reading (Recreational):

Student Presentations 1 (Nov 15)


Student Presentations 2 (Nov 17)


Student Presentations 3 (Nov 22)


Student Presentations 4 (Nov 29)


Student Presentations 5 (Dec 01)


Student Presentations 6 (Dec 03)


Student Presentations 7 (Dec 06)


Last modified: December, 2010
Torsten Möller / torsten AT cs DOT sfu DOT ca