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Agenda

Monday, August 24, 2015

All times are EST

11:00-12:15 Introduction to Visualization (Greg Abram)

      • Goal of visualization: to conveying information
      • Examples
      • Illustration vs. exploration
      • Static vs. interactive
      • Info-vis vs. Sci-vis data

12:30 - 1:15 Conceptual Scientific Visualization / Illustration (Jo Wozniak)

      • Examples with notes
      • Using Maya etc. to develop animations

1:15-2:00 LUNCH


2:00 - 3:00 Introduction to Information Visualization (Greg Abram)

      • What is info-vis data?
      • High-level point’n'click  tools 
      • Low-level tools for the coders among us

3:30 - 4:30 Introduction to Scientific Visualization (Greg Abram)

      • Data as a function mapping a domain into a range 
      • 2-, 3- and 4-D meshes
      • Attributes on meshes
      • File Formats

4:30 - 5:00 Questions etc.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

11:00 – 11:15 Introduction to the day (Greg Abram)
11:00 - 12:30  Scientific Visualization with Paraview (Anne Bowen)

      • Introduction to Paraview
      • Lab - visualizing a complex dataset (potentially hands on)
      • Animation
      • Re-using visualizations on new datasets

12:30 - 1:15  Scientific Visualization with VisiT (Greg Foss)

      •  Introduction to VisiT
      • Lab - visualizing a complex dataset (potentially hands on)
      • Animation
      • Re-using visualizations on new datasets

1:15-2:00 LUNCH

2:00 - 2:45 Scripting (Anne Bowen / Greg Foss)

      • Paraview
      • Visit

3:00 - 3:45 Parallel Visualization (Greg Abram)

      • Architecture
      • Running Paraview and Visit in parallel
      • Optimizing

4:00 - 5:00 Remote Visualization at TACC and special topics (Greg Abram)

      • Systems
      • Remote Access
      • Immersive Visualization
      • Trends in SciVis