CS 791/891 - Visualization Seminar
Fall 2015: Wednesdays, 9:30am-11:55am, E&CS 2120

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In-Class Assignment - Week 15

Start working on this before class on Dec 2

Download the dataset "2004 Cars" from http://www.cs.odu.edu/~mweigle/courses/cs891-f15/04carsdata-manufacturer.xls

This dataset has the following fields:

  • Manufacturer
  • Manufacturer and Vehicle Name
  • Small/Sporty/Compact/Large Sedan - 0 or 1
  • Sports Car - 0 or 1
  • SUV - 0 or 1
  • Station Wagon - 0 or 1
  • Minivan - 0 or 1
  • Pickup Truck - 0 or 1
  • All-Wheel Drive - 0 or 1
  • Rear-Wheel Drive - 0 or 1
  • Retail Price
  • Dealer Cost
  • Engine Size (liters)
  • Cylinders
  • Horsepower
  • City Miles Per Gallon (MPG)
  • Highway MPG
  • Weight (lbs)
  • Wheel Base (inches)
  • Length (inches)
  • Weight (inches)

Explore the data to find 3 interesting insights. Create charts using your favorite tool that highlight these insights.

Be sure to be aware of the visualization principles that we've discussed this semester when creating your charts.

Submission

After completing each part, post a link to each image (PNG/JPG) you've created on your class webpage, and we'll discuss in class.