Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

Informationsvisualisierung - Information Visualization

Module IN 2139

Vorlesung im Sommersemester 2011
Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D. (with Manuel Huber and Eva Artinger and Tayfur Coskun and Andreas Dippon)

2V + 2Ü
5 ECTS Credits

The class will be taught in English.

Time & Location

Lecture: thursdays, 10:15 - 11:45, Room: MI 03.13.010
Start: Thursday, May 12, 2011 (2. week of the semester)

Exercises: mondays 10.00 - 11.30, Room: MI 03.13.010
Start: Monday, May 16, 2011 (2nd week of the semester)


More Information

Intended audience:

  • Diploma students: Hauptstudium Informatik I (Praktische Informatik)
  • Senior bachelor students with interest in pursuing a bachelor's thesis in this area
  • Master students (Informatik, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Bioinformatik)
  • Grundstudium Informatik, Bachelor Informatik, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Bioinformatik
  • The class consists of both a weekly lecture and weekly exercises!
  • Exercises constitute half of the credits and thus will make up half of the grade (exam questions).
  • Exam questions will be based on experiences gained by attending the excercise meetings and by working on the homework. It will not be enough to just read and understand solutions to the homework. The learning experience and insights gained by struggling with the assignments is essential.

Exams: written (closed book)

  • Example Questions
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Language: assignment sheet in English, answers can be given in English or German
  • Schedule: Friday, Aug. 5, 15:00 - 16:30 in room MW 1050
  • There will be a 0.3 bonus for good project presentations

Project presentations: For project presentation as part of the demo day, please see DemoDaySs11.

Office hours:

Approximate Schedule (subject to change)

Date Topic links to slides (restricted)
12.5.2011 1. Introduction: what is visualization, issues L1-IntroIssues.pdf
19.5.2011 2. Information representation: encoding of value L2-Representation1.pdf
26.5.2011 2. Information representation: encoding of value (cont.) -
9.6.2011 3. Information representation: encoding of relation L3-Representation2.pdf
16.6.2011 4. Information presentation: space limitations L4-Presentation1.pdf
30.6.2011 Lab visit -
7.7.2011 5. Information presentation: time limitations L5-Presentation2.pdf
14.7.2011 6. Interaction: continuous and stepped L6-Interaction1.pdf
14.7.2011 7. Interaction: passive and composite; interaction dynamics L7-Interaction2.pdf
21.7.2011 8. Case studies L8-CaseStudies1.pdf
26.7.2011 (Tue) Show and Tell: Project Presentations  


Date Topic links to slides Solutions Attachments Deadline
16. May 11 Introduction to Processing tutorial01.pdf Exercise01.java, RecursionPlantSketch.java   22. May
23. May 11 Interactive Time-Series Charts and Data Dimensionality tutorial02.pdf tutorial2 iris_data.csv, Exercise2.java, RandomGraph.java 29. May
30. May 11 Object and Attribute Visibility tutorial03.pdf tutorial3.zip auto-mpg.data, auto-mpg.names Tutorial3 Template 5. June
6. June 11 Sensitivity Tutorial04.pdf tutorial4.zip   19. June
13. June 11 Bank Holiday (Pfingsten)        
20. June 11 Distortion Tutorial05.pdf tutorial5.zip distortion_homework_x264.avi 26. June
27. June 11 Project Suggestions Tutorial06.pdf     3. July
4. July 11 Project Kick-off Presentations        
11. July 11 Project phase        
18. July 11 Project phase        
26. July 11 Project Final Presentations        


The lecture is based on:

Further reading:

  • The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by: Edward R. Tufte. Graphics Press, Cheshire, CT, 1983.
  • Envisioning Information by: Edward R. Tufte. Graphics Press, Cheshire, CT, 1990.
  • Readings in Information Visualization by: Stuart K. Card, Jock D. Mackinlay, and Ben Shneiderman (eds.), Morgan Kaufmann, 1999.
  • The Craft of Information Visualization: Readings and Reflections by: Benjamin B. Bederson, and Ben Shneiderman (eds.), Morgan Kaufmann Series in Interactive Technologies, 2003.
  • Visual Cues: Practical Data Visualization by: Peter R. Keller and Mary M. Keller. IEEE Computer Society Press, 1993. ISBN 0-8186-3102-3.

Title: Informationsvisualisierung - Information Visualization
Professor: Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D.
Tutors: Manuel Huber and Eva Artinger and Tayfur Coskun and Andreas Dippon
Type: Lecture
Information: 2 SWS Vorlesung+ 2 SWS Übung, 5 ECTS Credits, (Module IN 2139)
Term: 2011SoSe

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