193.134 Design and Evaluation of Visualizations
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, UE, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to design visualizations that conform to common design guidelines. They know and are able to apply selected evaluation methods.  They are also able to conduct simple evaluations of information visualisations. They are able to apply theoretical ideas from relevant areas to the design and evaluation of visualizations. They are able to understand and present scientific texts.

Subject of course

The lecture will give an introduction into human perception and the design of usable visualisations. This lecture is based on the lecture Cognitive Foundations of Visualization and is focused on the evaluation of visualizations. Practical aspects of evaluation processes will be discussed and exercises will be conducted. Students will search for literature and present this literature in written and oral form.

Teaching methods

Reading of scientific literature, presentation of scientific papers, critical discussion, exercises in evaluations, writing of brief summaries of scientific papers, writing of reports about evaluations

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu14:00 - 16:0014.03.2024 - 16.05.2024Seminarraum FAV EG C (Seminarraum Gödel) Lecture
Design and Evaluation of Visualizations - Single appointments
Thu14.03.202414:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV EG C (Seminarraum Gödel) Lecture
Thu21.03.202414:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV EG C (Seminarraum Gödel) Lecture
Thu25.04.202414:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV EG C (Seminarraum Gödel) Lecture
Thu02.05.202414:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV EG C (Seminarraum Gödel) Lecture
Thu16.05.202414:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV EG C (Seminarraum Gödel) Lecture

Examination modalities

Assignment - summary of scientific paper, report evaluation study

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
19.02.2024 09:00 31.03.2024 23:59 31.03.2024 23:59


The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing Mandatory


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