TABLE A.9 Example Universities with Courses Relevant to Visual Analytics

University Department or Research Unit Concentration/Track Academic Structure
Purdue University Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments Visualization, data sciences Graduate
University of North Carolina, Charlotte Charlotte Visualization Center Graphics, visualization Undergraduate, graduate
Georgia Institute of Technology Graphics, Visualization, and Usability Center Computer graphics, visualization, human-computer interface Undergraduate, graduate
University of Washington Pacific Rim Visualization and Analytics Center Visual analytic systems Undergraduate, graduate
University of Massachusetts, Lowell Institute for Visualization and Perception Research Visualization technologies, visual analytics Undergraduate, graduate
Stanford University Stanford Visualization Group Data analysis, visualization Graduate
University of California, Santa Barbara Media Arts and Technology Media arts and technology Graduate

Approximate number of schools: 15.

TABLE A.10 Example Universities with Courses Relevant to Forecasting

University Department or Research Unit Concentration/Track Academic Structure
University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology Weather forecasting Undergraduate, graduate
University of Washington Atmospheric Sciences Weather forecasting Undergraduate, graduate
Arizona State University School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planing Spatial statistics, spatial modeling, and econometrics Undergraduate, graduate
Ohio State University Statistics Spatial statistics, spatial modeling, and econometrics Undergraduate, graduate
University of Texas, Dallas School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences Spatial statistics, spatial modeling, and econometrics Undergraduate, graduate
Pennsylvania State University Geography Spatial statistics, spatial modeling, and econometrics Undergraduate, graduate
Carnegie Mellon University Institute for Software Research Agent-based modeling Undergraduate, graduate
George Mason University Computer Science Agent-based modeling Undergraduate, graduate
University of Michigan Center for the Study of Complex Systems Agent-based modeling Undergraduate, graduate
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mechanical Engineering Complex systems and economics Undergraduate, graduate
Northwestern University Institute on Complex Systems Complex systems and economics Undergraduate, graduate
Harvard University Economics Economics Undergraduate, graduate
Princeton University Economics Economics Undergraduate, graduate
University of Chicago Economics Economics Undergraduate, graduate

Approximate number of schools: more than 100. Most large universities offer courses in economics, computer science, mathematics, statistics, and social sciences that have analytical and modeling components relevant to prediction and forecasting.



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