SDSC Intro to Visualization on Gordon



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Intro to Scientific Visualization
and Remote Visualization on Gordon

Date: Oct 24, 2012, 9am – 12:30pm

The workshop recordings and slides are available below.

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Session 1 (View Recording)
9am - 9:50am

Visualization Fundamentals (Lecture)
This session will provide an overview of various visualization techniques and their application.
Break: 9:50am - 10am

Session 2 (View Recording)
10am – 11:30am
Introduction to VisIt software (Hands On)
This session will provide an introduction to the VisIt software using sample datasets.
Break: 11:30am-11:45am

Session 3 (View Recording)
11 :45am  - 12:30pm

Remote Visualization on Gordon using VisIt software (Hands On)
This session will provide information on doing remote visualization on Gordon using VisIt.
Q & A: 12:15am - 12:30pm
Adjourn: 12:30pm

Description: Visualization is largely understood and utilized as an excellent communication tool by researchers. This narrow view often keeps scientists from using and developing visualization skill sets. This tutorial will provide a grounds-up understanding of visualization and its utility in error diagnostic and exploration of data for scientific insight. When used effectively, visualization can provide a complementary and effective toolset for data analysis, which is one of the most challenging problems in computational domains. In this tutorial, we plan to bridge these gaps by providing end users with fundamental visualization concepts, execution tools, and usage examples.

The tutorial will be presented in three sessions covering visualization fundamentals, hands on introduction to VisIt software, remote visualization with VisIt on Gordon.