From CS 725/825 Fall 2017

CS725-F17: In-Class Work 3 (ICW3)

Goal: Train yourself in decoding charts so that you can better understand how virtually every single visualization can be described using the language and rules of visual encoding and decomposed into low-level graphical components.

Gather into groups of 3-4 students to work this exercise. Choose a group representative who will present your findings to the class when we gather back together.

Your group will look at 6 different charts and identify

The full description is available at

Many thanks to Enrico Bertini ( for sharing this "Chart Encoding and Decoding" exercise.

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