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An Introduction to Data Visualization & Processing ( Programming Language)
Submitted by Uttam Grandhi (@uttamg911) on Monday, 23 April 2012
Section: Data Visualization Technical level: Beginner Session type: Tutorial
To excite the audience into the world of Data Visualization through a gateway called Processing ( Programming Language ).
The talk is going to be split into two parts (of 15-20 mins each).
First part covers, Data & Visualization. Where I would try to answer ( with examples ) questions such as: Is Data just numbers? What is the Purpose of a Visualization? Does context play a role in choosing the type of visualization?
Second part covers, a basic introduction to a programming language called Processing. Where, the available methods, libraries and export options like Android, Web ( Applet/Processing.js), etc are explained. I would like to conclude my talk with an example/case study of a visualization that I have done using Processing.
Last 5 odd mins is retained for Q&A and discussion.
Enthusiasm and basic programming knowledge.
Uttam Grandhi is an alumnus of BITS-Pilani and Vancouver Film School. He currently works full-time as an Artist for Artoo IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore (www.artoo.in). At Artoo, he owns the web and android interfaces. His areas of interest include( but not limited to) Paper Engineering, Sculpture, Calligraphy, Stop Motion Animation and Digital Art.