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Visualization and Analysis of Large Scale Datasets with Python

by Christine Moran for EuroPython 2011

In this talk I will introduce ParaView, an open source application developed by researchers around the world for parallel visualization and analysis of large scale datasets, which in can be used to visualize and analyze terabytes of data in real time. ParaView’s core algorithms are implemented in C/C++ but all its major functionality can be scripted from python with ease. I’ll give a short introduction to AstroViz, a parallel visualization tool for astrophysical simulations implemented as an opensource plugin to ParaView, which I have been lead developer on since 2009. The focus of the talk will be on driving ParaView from within python however, both general out of the box use and customized extensions.

I also have access to several parallel supercomputers so if there’s a huge dataset we as a crowd would like to tackle visualizing during the course of the week that would be fun project. The end of the talk will be a short brainstorm of cool applications of analysis and visualization of large scale datasets.


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240 minutes (inc Q&A)
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