Visual Analytics 2015-2016

This course will introduce you to techniques and tools for analyzing and visualizing data. It emphasizes how to combine computation and visualization to perform effective analysis. The course consists of two parts: a series of lectures on analytics and a series of lectures on visualization. Both parts will include hands-on tutorials during which you will work on analysis problems and start to build your own tools.

Course Instructors

Part 1: Ecole Centrale

Part 2: Université Paris Sud

Location and Time

Ecole Centrale: See the Schedule page above for details but generally the class runs on Wednesdays from 9:45-17:15 in N121

Université Paris Sud:

  • Lectures in Building PUIO: D-201, Tutorials in E202



  • Class participation: 5%
  • Assignments: 45%
  • Exam: 50%

Late Policy

For assignments we will deduct 10% for each day (including weekends) the assignment is late. If you do not hand in your assignments (project components) in class, you are responsible for getting them to our desks at Université Paris Sud.