ECE 695D: Introduction to Visual Analytics (Fall 2018)


There is no official textbook for this course. Students will read and discuss seminal and current technical research papers. A list of readings (in progress and subject to frequent update) is available on the ReadingList.

Following books may be useful as references.

  • ILLUMINATING THE PATH: THE R&D AGENDA FOR VISUAL ANALYTICS, Editors: James J. Thomas and Kristin A. Cook (online version)
  • THE VISUALIZATION HANDBOOK, by Charles Hansen and Christopher Johnson, Academic Press, 2005
  • THE VISUALIZATION TOOLKIT: AN OBJECT-ORIENTED APPROACH TO 3D GRAPHICS, by William Schroeder, Ken Martin, Bill Lorensen, 2nd Edition, 1997, (ISBN 0-13-954694-4).
  • READINGS IN INFORMATION VISUALIZATION: USING VISION TO THINK, by Stuart K. Card, Jock D. Mackinlay, and Ben Shneiderman, Morgan Kaufmann

Submissions may be turned in up to one week after the due date with a 30% grade penalty. Phases will not be accepted more than a week late. If you have a research deadline or other permissible excuse, please speak with the instructor ASAP to resolve late and missed submissions.