Introduction to Visual Analytics
Introduction to the course
- Why this course?
- What does it cover?
- Who is involved?
- What assignments?
- Rules to be followed
Motivations of Visual Analytics
- Massive data
- Complex problem
- Visual Representation
- New visual paradigm
- Hidden insight
The Visual Analytics Framework
- The Science of Analytical Reasoning
- Sense-Making Methods
- Components of visual analytics
- History of visual analytics
- The visual analytics process
- Application challenges
- Technical challenges
A Gallery of Visual Analytics applications
- Getting started with JMP
- Visualising and analysing univariate data
|Monday||30 mins||Why Visual Analytics Must view!
A Tour through the Visualization Zoo Must read!
The beauty of data visualization 
Visual analysis for everyone 
Visual Analytics - Mastering the Information Age 
|Wednesday||30 mins||Demystifying Visual Analytics, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, March/April 2009 e-journal @smu library
Tools for Visualising 
Data Visualisation, Australian Bureau of Statistics Research Paper, July 2007 
|Thursday||3 hours||Lesson discussion and hands-on exercise|
Andrew Gelman and Antony Unwin (2011) Infovis and Statistical Graphics: Different Goals, Different Looks 
Robert Kosara (2012) Visualization: It’s More than Pictures! 
James J. Thomas & Kristin A. Cook (ed) (2005) Illuminating the Path: The Research and Development Agenda of Visual Analytics