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Beyond the Graph: Exploring Interactive Data Visualization

In this workshop we will dissect the types of challenges that data visualization is uniquely suited to solve.

Note: The course will be held in English

A new understanding of data visualization

Stuart Card, an HCI Pioneer, once likened data visualization to what cars are for the feet: essential tools that should empower and enhance our understanding. However, the potential of data visualizations is often not fully realized, serving more as aesthetic enhancements than insightful instruments. This workshop aims to redefine your understanding of data visualization, transforming it from a simple presentation tool to a powerful interactive data exploration and analysis medium.

Join us for an engaging and informative workshop where we'll dissect the types of challenges that data visualization is uniquely suited to solve. We'll explore cutting-edge solutions and discuss real-world applications to understand where the frontier of research in data visualization lies today. Additionally, we will unveil three innovative yet underutilized techniques for visualizing time-oriented data that you can apply immediately.

Workshop schedule

9.00 - 9.30: Introduction to Data Visualization

Overview of foundational concepts and the importance of visualization in data interpretation.

9.30 - 10.30: Visualization of Multidimensional Data

Techniques and tools for handling complex, high-dimensional datasets effectively.

10.40 - 11.20: Visualization of Time-oriented Data

Exploring methods to represent temporal data clearly and meaningfully.

11.30 - 12.00: Introduction to Visualization Design

Principles of design that enhance clarity, impact, and usability of data visualizations.

12.00 - 13.00: Lunch Break Note:No catering is included in this course

13.00 - 15.00: Exercise Visualization Design

A hands-on session to apply learned concepts in designing visualizations.

15.10 - 16.00: Introduction to Vega-Lite

A practical guide to using the Vega-Lite visualization grammar to create expressive and interactive visualizations.

Whether you are a data scientist, a business analyst, or simply someone interested in the art and science of visualization, this workshop will equip you with the knowledge and skills to leverage visualization as a robust analytical tool. Join us to move beyond conventional visualizations and unlock the full potential of your data.

TechCircle will host a follow-up with a little new knowledge webinar after the workshop ultimo June.

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Sidst opdateret: 19. april 2024