Office Hour: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thursday, or by appointment
Office: Room 351, Research Bldg 1
Description: The course focuses on visualization of scientific data. Both visualization principles and practical design issues are addressed. The course introduces the visualization pipeline. It covers the visualization of scalar data, vector data, and tensor data. It also covers image visualization, volume visualization and finally information visualization. It discusses the effective use of visualization in various areas of the natural sciences, and examples of application will be drawn from these areas. It emphasizes the importance of visualization in understanding observations, examining theories, and fostering new scientific hypothesis.