INFO 3312/5312: Data Communication

Modified

April 11, 2024

This page contains an outline of the topics, content, and assignments for the semester. Note that this schedule will be updated as the semester progresses and the timeline of topics and assignments might be updated throughout the semester.

week dow date what topic prepare slides ae ae_sa hw hw_sa project notes
1 Tu Jan 23 Lec 1 Introduction to effective data communication
Th Jan 25 Lec 2 The grammar of graphics
F Jan 26
Meet the toolkit hw-01
2 Tu Jan 30 Lec 3 Deep dive: layers (I)
Th Feb 1 Lec 4 Deep dive: layers (II)
F Feb 2
Start on homework 02 hw-02
3 Tu Feb 6 Lec 5 Statistical transformations, scales, and guides
Th Feb 8 Lec 6 Coordinate systems and faceting
F Feb 9
Develop project 1 proposals
4 Tu Feb 13 Lec 7 Data wrangling (I)
Th Feb 15 Lec 8 Data wrangling (II)
F Feb 16
Peer review project 1 proposals hw-03
5 Tu Feb 20 Lec 9 Themes
Th Feb 22 Lec 10 Annotating charts
F Feb 23
Work on project 1
6 Tu Feb 27
No class (February Break)
Th Feb 29 Lec 11 Presentation-ready plots
F Mar 1
Present project 1
7 Tu Mar 5 Lec 12 Accessible visualization
Th Mar 7
Class cancelled (sickness)
F Mar 8

hw-04
8 Tu Mar 12 Lec 13 Visualizing spatial data (I)
Th Mar 14 Lec 14 Visualizing spatial data (II)
F Mar 15
Develop project 2 proposals
9 Tu Mar 19 Lec 15 Time series data
Th Mar 21 Lec 16 Animated visualizations
F Mar 22

hw-05
10 Tu Mar 26 Lec 17 Extending Quarto
Th Mar 28 Lec 18 Interactivity: basic charts + dashboards
F Mar 29
Peer review project 2 proposals
11 Tu Apr 2
No class (Spring Break)
Th Apr 4
No class (Spring Break)
F Apr 5
No class (Spring Break)
12 Tu Apr 9 Lec 19 Interactive reporting with Shiny (I)
Th Apr 11 Lec 20 Interactive reporting with Shiny (II)
F Apr 12


13 Tu Apr 16 Lec 21 Interactive reporting with Shiny (III) hw-06
Th Apr 18 Lec 22 Communicating regression models
F Apr 19


14 Tu Apr 23 Lec 23 Interpretable machine learning (I)
Th Apr 25 Lec 24 Interpretable machine learning (II)
F Apr 26
Peer review project 2 drafts hw-07
15 Tu Apr 30 Lec 25 Tables
Th May 2 Lec 26

F May 3
Present project 2
16 Tu May 7 Lec 27