Graduation Year

2016

Degree

M.S.C.S.

Degree Name

MS in Computer Science (M.S.C.S.)

Degree Granting Department

Computer Science and Engineering

Major Professor

Paul Rosen, Ph.D.

Committee Member

Yao Liu, Ph.D.

Committee Member

Les Piegl, Ph.D.

Committee Member

Swaroop Ghosh, Ph.D.

Keywords

data analysis, education, Human Computer Interaction, software

Abstract

In the recent years, there has been a tremendous growth in data. Numerous research and technologies have been proposed and developed in the field of Visualization to cope with the associated data analytics. Despite these new technologies, the pace of people’s capacity to perform data analysis has not kept pace with the requirement. Past literature has hinted as to various reasons behind this disparity. The purpose of this research is to demonstrate specifically the usage of Visualization in the field of engineering. We conducted the research with the help of a survey identifying the places where Visualization educational shortcomings may exist. We conclude by asserting that there is a need for creating awareness and formal education about Visualization for Engineers.

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