Inf Sci 3933 Description

Doctoral Seminar:
Information Spaces: Representation, Visualization and Design

Spring 1997 (97-2)

Instructor: Dr. Stephen Hirtle
Office: 735 IS Building
Office Phone: 624-9434
Seminar Meets:Thursdays, 12:00-2:00pm, SLIS 502

Class Notes and Links

Overview. You are welcome to participate in one of two ways, either informally or for credit. Those taking it for credit will be required to make a presentation during the term and write a short summary paper on the topic of your choosing at the end of the term. Those attending informally may or may not present, depending on your level of interest.

The seminar will examine the representation, visualization and design of information spaces. For the first 5 weeks, or so, we will be reading

The book is on reserve in the IS Library or available for purchase at the Pitt Book Center.

You will be also asked during the first week to submit a list of 5 relevant articles, from which we will select the readings for the remainder of the semester. Some of the issues that we might discuss include: