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Geovisualization and GeoVisual Analytics Workshop

The University of Iowa, a pioneer in Informatics research, will host a data science institute featuring a number of mini-classes the week of June 5-9, 2017. The workshop is a collaborative effort between the Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) and the Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3). The institute will teach participants about the basic building blocks of coding as applied in the fields of the Biological, Physical, Social Sciences, and Digital Humanities. We welcome faculty, staff, post-docs, graduate, and undergraduate students interested in building new skills in informatics. The topics for year 2017 include introductions to the Python and R programming languages, information and data visualization, geospatial analysis, social media analytics. Faculty from UI3, Computer Science, Management Science, and Social Science will teach the courses.


The Geovisualization course covers the topics of Geographic Information Science, Geovisualization, and Visual Analytics. Any text edit (something like Sublime Text or Atom) and web-browser is all that is needed for this course. Caglar has put up a website for the participants of this course. Please click here to visit the website. 

The morning session is lecture and example code and led by Prof. Caglar Koylu and aftenoon session is the hands-on session led by a TA.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:30pm

College of Public Health Building, N110 (Callaghan Auditorium)
145 North Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA

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Students, Faculty/Staff


Information Technology Services, Research Services, High Performance Computing

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Free to Attend

Contact Name

Sai Kumar Ramadugu

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