The Department of Applied Information TechnologyThe Volgenau School of Information Technology & Engineering George Mason University 4400 University Drive Fairfax. VA 22030-4444 IT 415 Information Visualization Spring 2011 Common Syllabus Revised January 2011 This syllabus contains information common to all sections of IT 415 for the Spring 2011 semester. Logistics Section 001 Instructor: Professor Nima Zahadat Prince William Campus Tuesday 4:30-7:10pm Course Description IT Information Technology 415 Information Visualization Prerequisites: IT213. Information visualization is an important area that focuses on the use of visualization techniques to help people understand and analyze abstract data. Through careful analysis of data, creation of visual representations, and implementation with interactive techniques, visualized information increases our ability to gain insight and make decisions for many types of datasets, tasks, and analysis scenarios. This course will provide students the opportunity to learn the principles and applied technologies in information visualization and explore the application of development protocols. Relevant topics will be chosen to enable students to create comprehensible applied visualizations and may include fundamentals of information visualization; system functional requirements development; current important visualization applications: geographic information visualization and scientific visualization; advanced interactive visualization -- virtual reality; future trends in information visualization. Students will get hands on experience with the latest web-based widely-used visualization tools and software to include design and development of a rudimentary
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