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Information Visualization: Applied Perception

New York University (NYU) via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
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  • Language English
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  • Duration 4 weeks long
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Overview

This module aims at introducing fundamental concepts of visual perception applied to information visualization. These concepts help the student ideate and evaluate visualization designs in terms of how well they leverage the capabilities of the human perceptual machinery.

Syllabus

Applied Perception for Information Visualization

Effectiveness of Visual Channels

Color Perception and Color Spaces

Using Color in Visualization

Taught by

Enrico Bertini and Cristian Felix

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Ronny W
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by Ronny completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This second course in the information visualization specialization learns you what visual channels you can use to represent data: quantitative, ordinal and categorical data.

Based on the properties of visual channels: accuracy, discriminability, salience, separability, and grouping characteristics you will identify the most effective channels to bring the message.

Special attention is given to color, how color is perceived and specified. The main color spaces are explained: RGB, HSV/HSL, CIE Lab/Luv + Lch/HCL, and guidelines are provided to use these color spaces ap…
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