IS590DVO - Data Visualization

This is the course website for IS590 Data Visualization in Spring 2019 (Online)

Week 13 - Graphics, Volumes, D3.js & How to learn new webdev things

This week will give a brief overview of graphics concepts and the rendering of images. We’ll also learn some D3.js and figure out how to learn new web development concepts.


For the D3.js portion, we’ll be starting from our previous Idyll website using:

For volume rendering in Python we’ll be using:

We will build to:

Outline of Topics

This week our objectives are: (1) understand how images are made from spatial datasets - rendering of 3D objects to make them look like/close to photos, (2) learn a bit of javascript, (3) see some methods to learn new viz software.

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