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Free Data Visualization Workshop Coming to University of Calgary - MAY 04
WestGrid's Visualization Coordinator Alex Razoumov is hosting a free hands-on workshop on data visualization at the University of Calgary on Thursday, May 04. The full-day workshop will focus on the popular visualization software VisIt and will include hands-on exercises. Faculty and students in all disciplines and experience levels are welcome to attend (you do not need to be a current WestGrid account holder to participate).
Thursday, May 04
9:00 - 4:30 pm
BI 211, Biological Sciences Building
University of Calgary
What Is Visit?
VisIt is an an open source, multi-platform data analysis and visualization tool. With VisIt, users can interactively visualize and analyze 2- and 3-dimensional data defined on structured, adaptive, and unstructured meshes. VisIt users can also animate these datasets in time, and manipulate them with a variety of operators.
- Introduction and VisIt's GUI overview
- accessing data and managing files
- working with plots
- working with operators
- interactive tools
- quantitative analysis
- making it pretty
- animation and keyframing
- data comparison
- plots, selections, exporting
- overview of remote visualization resources
The featured image, courtesy of the VisIt website gallery, shows a pseudocolor plot that highlights a Raleigh-Taylor instability caused by two mixing fluids.