Introduction to Visualization

Description:

WHAT: An introductory workshop on scientific visualization using Paraview.

WHO: The target audience is researchers.  

WHEN: TBA

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ParaView is an open source, multi-platform data analysis and visualization application (www.paraview.org). ParaView users can quickly build visualizations to analyze their data using qualitative and quantitative techniques. This workshop will explore the basics of scientific visualization with 1-, 2- and 3-dimensional data sets through hands-on exercises.

Attendees will need to bring a laptop and must have Paraview installed on their laptop before the workshop. Wireless networking will be available during the workshop.

Course Outline:

  • Workshop Outline
  • Scientific visualization overview
  • Paraview interface
  • 1D, 2D, and 3D visualization
  • Marching cubes
  • Volume rendering
  • Data sets and formats
  • Putting it all together
  • Visualization resources at WestGrid, Compute Canada
  • Installing Paraview

 

The Paraview Visualization workshop is a hands on workshop. All workshop attendees will need to bring a laptop with Paraview installed. Installing Paraview is straightforward. There are installers for Windows, OSX, and Linux. Please visit the Paraview download page and install the current version of Paraview according to the directions for your specific operating system.

 

The course will be led by Brian Corrie,Visualization Coordinator with WestGrid. Brian is also the Technical Director at SFU's Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in the Mathematical and Computational Sciences (IRMACS).

Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Explore the basics of scientific visualization with 1-, 2- and 3-dimensional data sets through hands-on exercises

Prerequisites:

  • Basic computer skills
  • This course is for RESEARCHERS

Other Recommendations:

There are no additional recommendations with this course

Duration:

5 hour Course

Registration Fees:

U of S Students: $0.00
U of S Faculty: $0.00
U of S Staff: $0.00

Required Software:

Paraview

Resources:

There are no additional resources for this course.

NOTE: Classes may have limited registration. If an offering is designated as 'Full', please email Training Services in order that we may accommodate your training needs. Due to last minute withdrawls, this class is subject to cancellation on short notice. A customized training solution may be offered in its place.

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