Data Visualization - STA 553

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Design and create statistical graphics using the basic principles of visualization.
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis using various tools.
  • Critically evaluate visualizations and suggest improvements and refinements.
  • Design and evaluate interactive visualization tools.
  • Create web-based interactive visualization. 

Course Topics

  • Review of R based programming
  • Foundations of data visualization
  • Data management for visualization
  • Basic visualization plots
  • Interactive charts
  • Visualizing spatial patterns
  • Introduction to Tableau
  • Interactive spatial patterns-advanced maps
  • Introduction to R Shiny
  • Visual exploratory analysis with Shiny Dashboard
  • Dynamic visual designs in Shiny
  • Process visualization

Example Syllabus