PRACE Winter School on Scientific Visualisation 2013, Dublin, Ireland

Europe/Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

Chartered Accountants House, 47-49 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Description
The PRACE Winter School on Scientific Visualiation 2013 is a 3 day course aimed at scientists who wish to learn the fundamentals of several tools and techniques that are commonly used to generate visualisation of scientific research. The school will cover the following topics:
  • Plotting with R (basic R syntax and concepts, preparing your data, plotting packages)
  • Python (basic introduction of the language, use of the Matplotlib library to generate visualisation programmatically)
  • VisIt and Paraview (introduction to the VisIt and Paraview packages to visualise 3D datasets)
The event will be a mix of talks and hands-on sessions conducted in English. All attendees are expected to bring their own laptops to the event for the hands-on sessions. Attendees are expected to have basic knowledge of at least one programming/scripting language (e.g. C, Fortran, Java, Perl, Python).

The school is offered free of charge to students and academics studying/working in PRACE member states. Lunches, coffee breaks and a social dinner are included as part of the event.

The closing date for registration is Friday, 8th March 2013. Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Slides
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h
    • 14:00 14:10
      Welcome
    • 14:10 15:00
      Introduction to Scientific Visualisation: Nicolas Rougier
    • 15:00 15:30
      R: Introduction and basics: Adam Ralph
    • 15:30 16:00
      Break 30m
    • 16:00 17:30
      R: Plotting I: Adam Ralph & Bruno Voisin
    • 19:00 21:00
      Social Dinner 2h

      Koh Restaurant, http://goo.gl/maps/fI3DA
      6/7 Jervis Street, Millenium Walkway, Dublin 1

    • 09:30 11:30
      R: Plotting II: Bruno Voisin
    • 11:30 12:00
      Break 30m
    • 12:00 13:00
      Python: Introduction and basics: Nicolas Rougier
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h
    • 14:00 15:30
      Python: Matplotlib Part I: Nicolas Rougier
    • 15:30 16:00
      Break 30m
    • 16:00 17:30
      Python: Matplotlib Part II: Nicolas Rougier
    • 09:30 11:00
      VisIt Tutorial: Jean Favre
    • 11:00 11:30
      Break 30m
    • 11:30 13:00
      VisIt Tutorial: Jean Favre
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h
    • 14:00 15:30
      VisIt Tutorial: Jean Favre
    • 15:30 16:00
      Break 30m
    • 16:00 17:00
      VisIt Tutorial: Jean Favre
    • 09:30 11:00
      Paraview Tutorial: Jean Favre
    • 11:00 11:30
      Break 30m
    • 11:30 13:00
      Paraview Tutorial: Jean Favre
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h