CPSC 4260: Data Visualization

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 2.0 h
Credits 4.0

Course Description

Bioinformaticians uncover trends and patterns in data by creating and using effective visual formats. Students master techniques for effectively communicating both qualitative and quantitative data in tables, charts, infographics, and interactive elements. They learn the role and importance of colour theory, visual perception and cognition, design principles, and storytelling in the development of appropriate data visualizations.

Priority registration in this course is offered to students admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics.

Students will receive credit for only one of CPSC 4260 or 4820.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C" grade in CPSC 4160.

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