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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Applied Perception for Information Visualization

2 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 95 min)
14 videos
Introduction to the Course Video1m
What is “Applied Perception”? Why Study It?9m
Human Visual Processing System9m
Saccadic Eye Movement5m
Role of Attention In Visual Perception8m
Visual Queries10m
What We Can Easily See7m
Recapitulation of Key Concepts7m
Mapping Between Data Properties6m
Expressiveness of Visual Channel8m
Example 1 of How to Express Quantity With Different Channels3m
Example 2 of How to Express the Idea of Order With Different Channels5m
Example 3 of How to Express Categories With Different Channels4m
1 practice exercise
Week 140m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Effectiveness of Visual Channels

3 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 91 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
15 videos
Experiments in "Graphical Perception"6m
Implications for Design (Accuracy)7m
Discriminability5m
Implications for Design (Discriminability)8m
Salience (Pop-out)6m
Non Preattentive Features7m
Implications for Design (Salience)4m
Separability4m
Implications for Design (Separability)7m
Grouping: Similarity and Proximity6m
Grouping: Connection and Enclosure5m
Hierarchy Within Grouping Techniques3m
Grouping: Closure and Continuity3m
Recapitulation4m
1 reading
Graphical Perception (Optional)45m
1 practice exercise
Week 245m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Color Perception and Color Spaces

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 73 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Few Examples: Misusing Color in Visualization5m
Color Perception15m
Color Specification4m
Color Space: RGB7m
Color Space: HSV / HSL6m
Color Space: CIE Lab/ Luv Part 14m
Color Space: CIE Lab/ Luv Part 27m
Color Space: CIE Lch/ HCL9m
Quick Summary4m
3 readings
Subtleties of Color, Part 120m
How The Rainbow Color Map Misleads20m
How NOT to Lie with Visualization20m
1 practice exercise
Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Using Color in Visualization

4 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 117 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
14 videos
Quantitative Color Scales5m
Multi-hue Sequential Scales6m
Categorical Color Scales Part 17m
Categorical Color Scales Part 27m
Diverging Color Scales7m
Using Color to Highlight & Emphasize6m
Perceptual Issues With Color12m
Effect of Size4m
Contrast Effects4m
Luminance for Contrast3m
Background and Perception5m
Color Tools11m
Interview with Bernice Rogowitz27m
1 reading
Subtleties of Color, Parts 2-510m

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