193.133 Cognitive Foundations of 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.

2024S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe psychological theories of perception, to analyse them, to understand them and to critically reflect them. They know various methods of visualizations and are able to assess their advantages and disadvantages. They are acquainted with various evaluation methods and know in which context they should be applied. They are also able to use these theories in an exemplary fashion for the design of visualizations and to evaluate them using these theories. They are able to assess scientific text in this area.

Subject of course

In this lecture, psychological theories of human perception are described. They will be analysed critically. Furthermore, we will check whether these theories are relevant for the evaluation of visualisations. In addition, the design and evaluation of visualizations will be described. Methododologies that can be used for this purpose will be discussed. Some exemplary methods for information visualization will be described.

Teaching methods

In this lecture psychological theories of human perception are presented and discussed critically together with the students. Examples for the application of these theories for the design and evaluation of information visualizations are presented.

 

Mode of examination

Written

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue09:00 - 11:0012.03.2024 - 25.06.2024EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Cognitive Foundations of Visualization - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue12.03.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue19.03.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue09.04.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue16.04.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue23.04.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue30.04.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue07.05.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue14.05.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue28.05.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue04.06.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue11.06.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue18.06.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture
Tue25.06.202409:00 - 11:00EI 5 Hochenegg HS Lecture

Examination modalities

Oral or written exam

The exam on 25.6. takes place in the same lecture hall as the lecture.



Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue09:00 - 11:0025.06.2024 written11.06.2024 09:00 - 24.06.2024 23:59TISSPrüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
19.02.2024 09:00 31.03.2024 23:59 31.03.2024 23:59

Precondition

The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing Mandatory1. Semester

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

English