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.

2022W, UE, 1.0h, 1.5EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Hybrid

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 on-site discussion 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 14, 2022 - 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 14, 2022 - 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 in the EI5 (before the lecture) on October 17, 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

Mon15:00 - 17:0003.10.2022EI 5 Hochenegg HS Introduction to the Course
Mon15:00 - 16:0017.10.2022EI 5 Hochenegg HS Get to know your group event
Mon13:00 - 15:0007.11.2022Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Diskussion Assignment 1 - Group 1
Mon13:00 - 15:0007.11.2022Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Diskussion Assignment 1 - Group 2
Mon13:00 - 15:0012.12.2022Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Diskussion Assignment 2 - Group 2
Mon13:00 - 15:0012.12.2022Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Diskussion Assignment 2 - Group 1

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
06.09.2022 12:00 07.10.2022 23:59 14.10.2022 23:59

Registration modalities

Registration for this course is necessary in TISS. 

Registration is possible until October 7th, 2022, the deregistration until October 14th, 2022. 


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 645 Data Science Not specified
066 926 Business Informatics Mandatory elective
066 932 Visual Computing Mandatory elective
066 933 Information & Knowledge Management Mandatory elective



Previous knowledge

  • Programming
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Computer  Graphics

Preceding courses

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses


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