CS495 Fall '00 Assignments

CS495 | CS Department | Princeton University

Week 2. Sept 18-Sept 22: Assign first projects: Cataloguing large-scale display artifacts.

Week 3. Sept 25-Sept 29: Present Design plans for project #1.

Week 5. Oct 9-Oct 13: Present Design plans for Project #2.  Develop Project #2 teams, begin work diaries.

Week 7. Oct 23-Oct 27: Presentation of Design Project #1 on Display Wall.

Week 10. Nov 6-Nov 17: Midterm Essay.  Discussion and written analysis of team production.

Week 12. Nov 27-Dec 1: Design Project #2: Works-in-progress presentations.

Week 13. Dec 4-Dec 8: Design Review of Project #2 work. Written and class review.

January 16: Presentation of Team Projects #2 on large-scale Display Wall, and summary of final project production.

Due Jan 19: Final take-home essay in lieu of final exam.

Grading: Design Projects 65%, Exams 20% Papers 15%

Required Reading:

Visual Explanations by Edward R. Tufte, Graphics Press, Chesire, CT, 1997.

ISBN 0-9613921-2-6

Copies in Princeton University Libraries: Geosciences Lib. (SG) P93.5 .T846 1997 Architecture (UES) P93.5 .T846 1997 Rare Books (GA) Oversize P93.5 (Non-Circulating).T846 1997q Astrophysics Lib.(SO) P93.5 .T846 1997 Firestone (F) P93.5 .T846 1997

The Power of the Center by Rudolf Arnheim, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1988

ISBN: 0-520-04426-6 Marquand Lib. (SA) N7420 .A77

Exploding The Frame:  Essay by Ben Shedd.  Available online at: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~benshedd/ExplodingtheFrame.htm

Suggested Reading:

Visual Thinking by Rudolf Arnheim, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1969.
ISBN 0-520-01871-0 Architecture (UES) N70.A693 Architecture (UES) N70.A693 Architecture (UES) N70.A693

Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte, Graphics Press, Chesire, CT, 1990. ISBN 0-961-39211-8
Copies in Princeton University Libraries: Firestone (F) Oversize P93.5 .T84 1990q Plasma Physics (PPL) Oversize P93.5 .T84 1990q Chemistry Lib. (SQ) Oversize P93.5 .T84 1990q Engineering Lib. (ST) Oversize P93.5 .T84 1990q Psychology Lib. (SW) Oversize P93.5 .T84 1990q Geosciences Lib. (SG) Oversize P93.5 .T84 1990q Biology Lib. (SZ) Oversize P93.5 .T84 1990q Astrophysics Lib.(SO) P93.5 .T84 1990 Rare Books (GA) Oversize P93.5 .T84 1990q Rare Books (GA) QA76.9.U83 T83 (Non-Circulating)

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte, Graphics Press, Chesire, CT, 1990
ISBN: 0-961-39210-X
Copies in Princeton University Libraries:Firestone (F) QA90 .T83 Plasma Physics (PPL) QA90 .T83 Fine Hall Lib. (SM) QA90 .T83 Astrophysics Lib.(SO) QA90 .T83 Chemistry Lib. (SQ) QA90 .T83 Engineering Lib. (ST) QA90 .T83 Engineering Lib. (ST) QA90 .T83 Psychology Lib. (SW) QA90 .T83 Biology Lib. (SZ) QA90 .T83 Woodrow Wilson (SPIA) QA90 .T83 Woodrow Wilson (SPIA) QA90 .T83 Geosciences Lib. (SG) QA276.3 .T837 1990 Enter HOL 1 for holdings Biology Lib. (SZ) QA90 .T83 1992 Enter HOL 2 for holdings Rare Books (GA) No call number available Enter HOL 3 for holdings (Non-Circulating)

Visual design of the user interface : information resolution, interaction of design elements, color for the user interface, typography and icons, design quality / prepared by Edward Tufte for the IBM Design, Armonk, N.Y. : IBM, c1989.  Copies in Princeton University Libraries: Rare Books (GA) QA76.9.U83 T83 (Non-Circulating)

A Primer of Visual Literacy by Donis A. Dondis, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA 1973. Not Yet in Library

The Sense of Order by E. H. Gombrich, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY 1979
Copies in Princeton University Libraries: Marquand Lib. (SA) NK1505.G6 Psychology Lib. (SW) NK1520.G65 Architecture (UES) NK1520.G65

Notebooks of the Mind by Vera John Steiner, Perennial Library, Harpers & Row, New York, 1985. Copies in Princeton University Libraries: Psychology Lib. (SW) BF408 .J5 1985

Theory and Use of Color by Luigina De Grandis, Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1984. Marquand Lib. (SA) QC495 .D3613 1986

Perspective and Other drawing Systems by Fred Dubrey & John Willats, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. NY, 1972, 1983.
Architecture (UES) NC735 .D82 1983

Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television by Jerry Mander, Quill, New York, 1978. Firestone (F) HE8700.8.M35

The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman, New York : Doubleday, 1990, c1988. Firestone (F) TS171.4 .N67 1990