- Schedule of Classes - October 16, 2017 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - October 16, 2017 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
As data storage and processing powers increase at accelerating rates, human cognition remains limited in the amount of information it can process. This seminar-style course will explore how people make sense of overwhelming amounts of information, integrating knowledge across cognitive psychology, social computing, data visualization, and computer science. We will survey a wide variety of research projects and real-world examples that help people make better sense of large amounts of data, consider different theories on sensemaking that underpin these techniques, brainstorm new ways to improve the information-to-knowledge process, and participate in class exercises that translate theory into practice.
When Offered Fall.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWHollister Hall 372
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