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learning-vis-tools

Welcome to the tutorial of COMP 4462 Data Visualization! You can find the materials used in the tutorial sessions here.

While the lectures are focused on the principles of data visualization, the tutorials will focus on how to use the tools built by data visualization practitioners.

Besides these materials, you can find the course materials on Canvas.

Directory/Schedule

Date Topic Materials Link to Tools
12 Feb Introduction to visualization tools and warm-up with MS Excel visualization Slides
19 Feb Visualization with Tableau and data processing Slides Download and install Tableau:
Student (Full version, require student verification)
Public (Free version with limitations)
26 Feb Where to find visualizations and interesting datasets? Slides
5 Mar Data scientist toolbox 1: Python, Jupyter Notebook and Pandas Jupyter Notebook
Slides
Google Colab
12 Mar Data scientist toolbox 2: Pandas and Python visualization Jupyter Notebook
Slides
19 Mar Visualization with Javascript 1: Javascript basics and Observable Observable Notebook
Slides
Observable
26 Mar Visualization with Javascript 2: Vega-Lite and data processing library Observable Notebook
Slides
2 Apr Visualization with Javascript 3: Visualization with D3.js Observable Notebook
Slides
9 Apr Visualization with Javascript 4: Visualization and interaction with D3.js Observable Notebook
Slides

References

Excel

Tableau

Pandas

Altair

Vega-Lite

D3.js

And a lot of amazing visualization examples and datasets!

Credits

These materials are created by Leo Yu Ho Lo and Ming Yao.

And thanks to Prof. Huamin Qu teaching this amazing course!

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