CSCI-4973 - Spring 2012
Introduction to Visualization
Assignment #8: Experimenting with Color
At this point in the semester you should be settling on a topic and project for your final presentation. This project should stretch over several weeks, and can extend a previous assignment, build on another course project or research project, or be a brand new project. The final project can be an individual or team project.
The task for this week is to experiment with color and texture for visualization a single dataset. After selecting a dataset and a general visualization style, generate a large collection of plots, using a variety of different color and texture schemes. For example:
For each plot, spend a bit of time tuning the visualization to make the data as clear as possible to facilitate data analysis. For each plot, write a paragraph analyzing the effectiveness of the visualization. Also compare the visualizations to each other with respect to the overall motivation and target audience of the visualization.
Target Visualization Stage: Visualization Revision (primary), and Design & Presentation (secondary)
How to SubmitEach student should make a post to LMS to the "Assignment #8 Experimenting with Color" discussion with the information outlined above. Include links, images, or whatever documentation you have gathered for your examples.
Assignment Due: Tuesday April 3rd, 11:59pm