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Analysis and Visualization with yt

Matthew Turk

Assistant Professor
School of Information Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Turk's Bio

Matt Turk is an assistant professor in the School of Information Sciences at UIUC, as well as in Astronomy and a faculty affiliate at NCSA.


yt ( is a platform for data analysis and visualization, built on Python and with a focus on physically-meaningful analysis and visualization of multi-dimensional data. During this talk I will present yt from a high-level, and provide hands-on examples of how to extract information from datasets using it.

Session details

When: 10:00 CST, February 28, 2018

Length of session: one hour

Target audience: Those interested in learning about yt.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Python programming language