Probability Visualized

Keywords: probability theory, tree diagram, unit square

Affiliation: University of Vienna

Area of Application

Teaching and learning stochastics


ProVis is a tool for the visualization of conditional probabilities and sequences of events as tree diagrams and unit squares. 

ProVis has been designed for the use in school to support students and teachers in creating diagrams in a fast and easy way. It enables dynamic interaction, provides reusability of diagrams, and allows for the creation of complex diagrams based on real world situations. The immediate availability of graphical representations encourages students to experiment with tree diagrams and unit squares fostering the explorative acquisition of knowledge.