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Information Visualization

Lecturers: Marc Streit, Christian Steinparz, Andreas Hinterreiter
Contact: infovis-course(at)jku.at


The aim of this course is to equip students with a practical understanding of data visualization: a multi-disciplinary recipe of science, math, technology, and many other interesting ingredients. The module's emphasis is to instill the critical thinking required to judge best the many analytical, practical, and design decisions involved in this activity. Students will go through the process of designing and implementing a web-based interactive dashboard consisting of multiple visualizations.


Introduction to tools and libraries that help create tailored interactive visualizations and dashboards. Basic knowledge of web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) is highly recommended.

Criteria for Evaluation

The course is project-based. Grading is based on presentations, active participation in discussions, and the delivery of a final report together with the documented source code.


Interactive tutorials, discussions, and practical assignments.

Study Material

Study material will be provided in the course.