CS 256 Data Visualization (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
P/NP Available
PREREQ.: CS 131A or CS 111B or CS 110B or CS 132A or CS 212 or CS 114B or CS 113A
ADVISE: MATH 80 or ECON 5 or PSYC 5 or LALS 5
Access and analyze data and produce information visualizations to discover patterns. Fundamental skills and concepts for Data Science, applicable for scientists, journalists, business people, and database programmers. Requires programming in a language of student's choice.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:Outcome 1: Select, inspect and import data from common file formats. Outcome 2: Determine suitable axes and ranges to display a given dataset. Outcome 3: Select the classes of visualization most appropriate for a given dataset. Outcome 4: Produce information visualizations suitable for decision-making or publication. Outcome 5: Analyze and fine-tune elements of an information graphic to enhance readability.
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