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Visualization Workshop - University of British Columbia Okanagan


Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 17:00 PST to Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 0:30 PST

Speaker Info:

Alex Razoumov
Visualization Coordinator


WestGrid is pleased to present a free hands-on workshop on scientific visualization using ParaView.

ParaView is an open source, multi-platform data analysis and visualization application. 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 2- and 3-dimensional data sets through hands-on exercises.

Attendees will need to bring a laptop and should have ParaView installed on their laptop before the workshop. To download ParaView, click here.

Workshop Outline:

  • Scientific visualization overview
  • ParaView interface
  • 2D and 3D visualization
  • Scientific datasets and formats
  • Putting it all together: creating a visualization pipeline, using filters
  • Python scripting in ParaView
  • Animation
  • Remote and batch-mode visualization using WestGrid resources

Who Should Attend:

All disciplines and experience levels are welcome. You do not need to be a current WestGrid account holder to participate in this workshop. Any researcher who is interested in learning more about tools and techniques for visualizing data sets is invited to attend.