School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Visual AnalyticsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301109.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Familiarity with computer software programs, such as Microsoft Office.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students enrolled courses other than the Bachelor of Data Science must have successfully completed 60 credit points.

About this Unit
This unit introduces the fundamentals and technologies of visual analytics to understand big data. It covers major concepts of information visualisation, human computer perception and methods for visual data analysis. Students will learn knowledge and skills for identifying suitable visual analytics techniques, methods and tools for handling various data sets and applications. The unit provides students with opportunities to explore novel research in visual analytics and visualisation.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Access to a Computer.

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