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188.308 Information Visualization
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, UE, 1.0h, 1.5EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • analyze problems in the field of visualization
  • design effective visualization concepts for their solution
  • implement these visualization concepts with state-of-the-art visualization libraries
  • design evaluation designs of visualization solutions

Subject of course

In-Depth study (consolidation) of the different concepts, methods, and techniques of the lecture.

Teaching methods

Practical exercises of...

  • Design and implementation of visualizations
  • Evaluation of visualization solutions

The exercises are done alone, or in case of many students in groups, and will be presented by the groups in on-site discussion sessions, where the lecturers and other students can ask questions to the work of the group.

Mode of examination


Additional information

You find all necessary information in the TUWEL-course of this lecture.


At the beginning of the term, as a precondition to attending the course, assignment 0 has to be submitted in TUWEL until October 13, 2023 - 23:55 o'clock. In case of a not-submitted assignment 0 without excuse, the student will be signed off from the course.

If the number of students exceeds a specific number, we will require you to do the assignments in groups. In that case, the following information is relevant:

After the group registration period on October 13, 2023 - 23:55 o'clock, students who did not register to any group, will be assigned to a group by us. Attendance in the "get to know your group"-event in the EI5 (instead of the lecture) on October 23, 2023 - 11:00 o'clock is mandatory.


ECTS Breakdown (1,5 ECTS = 37,5 hours)

Hours Purpose
0,5 Exercise 0
12,0 Exercise 1
20,0 Exercise 2
5,0 Class discussion



Course dates

Mon11:00 - 13:0002.10.2023EI 5 Hochenegg HS Introduction to the Course
Mon11:00 - 13:0023.10.2023EI 5 Hochenegg HS Get to know your group event
Mon13:00 - 15:0006.11.2023FAV Hörsaal 2 Diskussion Assignment 1 - Group 1
Mon13:00 - 15:0006.11.2023Seminarraum FAV EG B (Seminarraum von Neumann) Diskussion Assignment 1 - Group 2
Mon13:00 - 15:0018.12.2023Seminarraum FAV EG B (Seminarraum von Neumann) Diskussion Assignment 2 - Group 2
Mon13:00 - 15:0018.12.2023FAV Hörsaal 2 Diskussion Assignment 2 - Group 1

Examination modalities

In several practical exercises during the semester students will

  • design visualization concepts
  • prototypically implement these visualization concepts
  • apply evaluation concepts
  • present the obtained results
  • discuss and reflect on the obtained results

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
12.09.2023 12:00 13.10.2023 23:59 14.10.2023 23:59

Registration modalities

Registration for this course is necessary in TISS. 

Registration is possible until October 7th, 2022, the deregistration until October 14th, 2022. 


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 645 Data Science Not specified
066 926 Business Informatics Mandatory elective
066 932 Visual Computing Mandatory elective
066 933 Information & Knowledge Management Mandatory elective



Previous knowledge

  • Programming
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Computer  Graphics

Preceding courses

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses


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