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Introduction to Visualization

The course provides an introduction to fundamental methods and principles in visualization for mathematics, data science and industrial applications. We discuss mathematical foundations and data structures and present several core algorithms and tools.

The students get practical hands-on experience with at least one visualization system during a larger project work and develop strategies and visualizations for appropriate problems.

Topics include:

* Data structures and key algorithms

* Visualization of curves, surfaces and volumes

* Applications to scientific and industrial problems

* 3D modelling and animation

* Concepts from dynamic geometry


InstructorProf. Dr. Konrad Polthier
Contact PersonHenriette Lipschütz
Credit Points5
RoomArnimallee 6
StartSep 09, 2019 | 10:00 AM
endSep 20, 2019 | 06:00 PM

Preliminary meeting: April, 16th, 2019, 12:15 in 108/109/A6


-September, 9th: begin 10 o'clock, presentation of projects (by AG-Geom) at 12 o'clock

-September, 12th: begin 9 o'clock, end 1:30 pm (no session in the afternoon)

-September, 16th: short feedback of current state

-October, 2nd.: presentation of projects (by participants) at 9:00 am

-October, 4th (until 11:59 pm): submission of documentation, submission of code etc.


active participation: presentation of a working out solution of the chosen project, regular participation: at least 85% of the afternoon sessions have to be visited