Interactive Art and Computational Design

This is an advanced studio course in arts-engineering and new media practice, with a special emphasis on information visualization and software art.

Course Number: 60-412

This is an advanced studio course in arts-engineering and new media practice, with a special emphasis for Spring 2016 on mapping and information visualization using geographic data. Topics surveyed in the course will be tailored to student interests, and may include: experimental interface design, locative and mobile media, data-driven activism, image processing and computer vision-based interactions, and other topics. Through a small number of exploratory assignments and a public capstone project, students will bolster interdisciplinary problem-solving abilities and explore computation as a medium for curiosity-driven experimentation. Enrolling students are expected to have demonstrable programming skills, without exception, beyond the level of an introductory class such as 15-112. Although the course will provide technical overviews of major visualization toolkits (including D3, Processing, and openFrameworks), assignments may be executed in the student's preferred programming environment. Graduate students should register for section 51-882 or 62-726 (12 units), which meets with the undergraduate sections 60-412 and 51-482 (10 units).

Spring 2016 instructor: Golan Levin


Course Type: Supportive Course
Offered By: Art
Program: Media Design, Physical Computing

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