187.A44 Cognitive foundations of visualisation
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Introduction into the psychology of perception and the design of usable visualisations

Subject of course

This lecture will give an introduction into human perception and the design of usable visualisations. The psychologiy of perception can provide necessary theoretical and empirical results to inform the design of visualisations. Theories of perception will be discussed and guidelines for design will be presented. In the lecture, practical applications will be discussed that clarify the application of results of psychological research in the area of visualisation. The lecture will focus on the visualisation of abstract data.

Additional information

The lecture will not take place on 9.5.2019

ECTS Breakdown: 3 ECTS=75 hours

26 hours lecture

2 hours exam

47 hours preparation for the exam

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu14:00 - 16:0021.03.2019 - 13.06.2019Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Cognitive foundations of visualisation - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu21.03.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Thu28.03.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Thu04.04.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Thu11.04.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Thu02.05.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Thu09.05.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Thu16.05.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Thu23.05.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Thu06.06.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin
Thu13.06.201914:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Dauertermin

Examination modalities

There will be a written test at the end of the semester. The duration of the test is 90 minutes. Lecture notes or other material may not be used.

Language: English

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 645 Data Science
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing 1. Semester

Literature

Ebert, A., Dix, A., Gershon, N., Pohl, M. (2011) Human Aspects of Visualization: Second IPIP WG 13.7. Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization, HCIV (INTERACT 2009), Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer

Ware, C. (2008) Visual Thinking: For Design. Morgan Kauffmann Series in Interactive Technologies

Ward, M.O., Grinstein, G., Keim, D. (2015) Interactive Data Visualization. Foundations, Techniques, Applications. Apple Academic Press Inc.

Accompanying courses

Language

English