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5.3 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
Driven by the increasing complexity of data sets the need for sophisticated analytics algorithms coupled with visualization of both data and information is growing exponentially in every discipline and industry. Artists, designers and visual thinkers have an important role to play in the presentation and interpretation of data. The Visual Analytics Lab (VAL) at OCAD University is a preeminent research lab for innovation and training in information and scientific visualization and visual analytics. As well as its perspective on the field, two brief case studies are provided, one for health care and the second for media navigation and analysis.
Diamond, Sara, "Visual Analytics: the Role of Design and Art in the Emerging Field of Big Data" (2015). Stream 1: Enterprise and Engagement. 2.