The Value of Visualization, Data Abstraction, Data Types, Visual Coding and Design, Interaction Techniques, Perception, Cognition, Uncertainty, Scalar Fields, Iso-contours and iso-surfaces, Volume Rendering Integral + Optical Models, Vector Field / Flow Visualization, Integral Curves (Streamlines, Pathlines, Streaklines, Timelines), Vector Calculus, Line Integral Convolution, Tensor Field Visualization, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Statistical Data Analysis and Modeling Methods (correlation, linear regression, clustering, pattern extraction, classification, data mining ), Monte Carlo methods.

Basic Information

45 hours


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