188.308 Information Visualization
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, UE, 1.0h, 1.5EC

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • analyze problems in the field of visualization
  • design effective visualization concepts for their solution
  • implement these visualization concepts with state-of-the-art visualization libraries
  • design evaluation designs of visualization solutions

Subject of course

In-Depth study (consolidation) of the different concepts, methods, and techniques of the lecture.

Teaching methods

Practical exercises of...

  • Design and implementation of visualizations
  • Evaluation of visualization solutions

The exercises are done in groups and will be presented by the groups in LIVE zoom sessions, where the lecturers and other students can ask questions to the work of the group.

Mode of examination


Additional information

All necessary information will be provided in the TUWEL-course of this lecture.


At the beginning of the term, as a precondition to attend the course, assignment 0 has to be submitted in TUWEL until October 15, 2021 - 23:55 o'clock. In case of a not submitted assignment 0 without excuse, the student will be signed off from the course.

After the group registration period on October 15, 2021 - 23:55 o'clock, students who did not register to any group, will be assigned to a group by us. The attendance in the "get to know your group"-event on October 18, 2021 - 15:00 o'clock is mandatory.


ECTS Breakdown (1,5 ECTS = 37,5 hours)

Hours Purpose
0,5 Exercise 0
12,0 Exercise 1
20,0 Exercise 2
5,0 Class discussion



Course dates

Mon16:15 - 17:0004.10.2021 via zoom (LIVE)Presentation of the Lecture
Mon15:00 - 15:4518.10.2021 via zoom (LIVE)Get to know your group event
Mon14:15 - 15:4508.11.2021 via zoom (LIVE)Discussion Assignment 1
Mon14:15 - 15:4513.12.2021 via zoom (LIVE)Discussion assignment 2

Examination modalities

In several practical exercises during the semester students will

  • design visualization concepts
  • prototypically implement these visualization concepts
  • apply evaluation concepts
  • present the obtained results
  • discuss and reflect on the obtained results

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
07.09.2021 12:00 08.10.2021 23:59 15.10.2021 23:59

Registration modalities

Registration for this course is necessary in TISS. 

Registration is possible until October 8th, 2021, the deregistration until October 15th, 2021. 




Previous knowledge

  • Programming
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Computer  Graphics

Preceding courses

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses


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