6.894: Interactive Data Visualization (Spring 2020)

The world is awash with increasing amounts of data, and we must keep afloat with our relatively constant perceptual and cognitive abilities. Visualization provides one means of combating information overload, as a well-designed visual encoding can supplant cognitive calculations with simpler perceptual inferences and improve comprehension, memory, and decision making. Moreover, visual representations may help engage more diverse audiences in the process of analytic thinking.By the end of this course, you should expect to be able to:Design, evaluate, and critique visualization designs.Wrangle and explore datasets through visualization using Trifacta Wrangler and Tableau.Understand visualization techniques and theory.Implement interactive data visualizations using Vega-Lite, and D3.js.Develop a substantial visualization project.Schedule & ReadingsWeek [$index + 1]: [theme][title]Assigned Due [name]Required Optional . . . .PoliciesIndividual assignments. The first three assignments are s…

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