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Online Visualization and Graphics Tutorials from CSCS

 

Over at the HPC-CH Blog, the Swiss Supercomputing Centre CSCS has published a set of Visualization and Graphics tutorials. Presented by Jean Favre from CSCS, the tutorial is broken up into two segments.

Part 1 Agenda

  • Introduction, objectives
  • Matplotlib, a python 2D data plotting library
  • VTK Charts and Infovis: Introduction by example
  • The Visualization Pipeline. Introduction
  • Data formatting for 3D Visualization
  • ParaView, an open-source turn-key 3D data visualizer
  • ParaView-specific Features
  • Parallel and client-server usage from the outside to CSCS
  • Interactive sessions vs. batch-oriented scripting

Part 2 Agenda

  • VisIt, an open-source turn-key 3D data visualizer
  • VisIt-specific Features
  • Parallel and client-server usage from the outside to CSCS
  • Interactive sessions vs. batch-oriented scripting
  • Customization via plugins for ParaView and VisIt
  • In-situ Visualization
  • Custom UIs and light-weight tools

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