Scientific Visual Data Analysis and Multimedia
Class Project Guidelines & Requirements
1. Homework: 20% Five SciViz & Five MM assignments
2. Project: 40% Project: SciViz, MM-Authoring or Web (Assign#7)
3. Web Summary: 20% Minimum 3 page web summary of class project
NOTE: If SciViz project then 10-15pg report expected.
4. Final Exam: 20% Presentation (40 min.) of project
Note: Items 1-4 will be graded 50% R.D. Kriz and 50% Jason Lockhart.
Project Contract (one page): State your project objectives. Outline
your project and explain what programs, if any, you will use or develope,
what is the source of your images, what is the physical significance of your
visualization project (educational only or visual discovery), give the
current status on any programs that will generate data that you plan to use
of your images, do you need supercomputer time, what visual tools and
methodology will you use, any other relevant information that will assist
us in evaluating your project.
Project Option: You can form a team of three people. In this case the
class project will be graded as a team effort and each team member will
recieve the same grade. The team must choose a team member for the
presentation. Although the project will be graded as a single team effort
(40% Project / 20% Presentation), the contract will outline the level of
responsibility of each team member.
Grading Criteria: 2. and 3. combined 60%
- (50%): The organization and presentation of information in the
final format using authoring tools such as Macromedia Director or Authorware
or Web summary. Presentation guidelines will be set by Jason Lockhart.
An examples of previous class projects are provided on the web.
- (30%): How well you meet your contract objectives.
- (20%): Visual insights or new methodologies were communicated by your
project. For example, if the focus of your project was educational, did the
project communicate information in a creative and insightful manner?
Note: Your contract CAN BE MODIFIED because of unpredictable
circumstances, such as hardware or software bugs, illness, etc. Please
R.D. Kriz or Jason Lockhart
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE so that we can work with you to
modify your contract objectives that will be used in Grading Criteria.
image to return to Visualization home page.
College of Engineering
Revised January 5, 1999