STAT3622 Data Visualization

HKU 2016-17 Semester 1

Instructor: Dr. Aijun Zhang (ajzhang at hku dot hk; RR224)
Tutor: Mr. Jia You (u3005315 at hku dot hk; RR116)
Lecture Hours:
Monday 12:30pm — 2:20pm (MW103)
Thursday 12:30pm — 1:20pm (MW103)
Tutorial Hours:
Friday 1:30pm — 2:20pm (RR103)

Course Syllabus: PDF

Moodle@HKU: http://moodle.hku.hk/

RStudio Server: http://stat3622.saas.hku.hk:8787/

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CLASS SCHEDULE:
Schedule Lectures Course Materials
Lecture 1 Sep 1 Introduction Tool Link: RStudio and Markdown
Lecture 2 Sep 5, 8 Data Science and Statistics Readings:
1. NYT 2009 Article (Link)
2. HBR 2012 Article (Link)
3. McKinseay 2011 Report (PDF)
Drew Conway’s Venn Diagram
Lecture 3 Sep 12, 15 Exploratory Data Analysis A. Simple Base Graphics: Rmd | HTML
B. Using Lattice Package: Rmd | HTML
Lecture 4 Sep 19, 22 R Graphics with ggplot2 Quiz 1: Rmd | PDF
A. Quick Plots with qplot(): qplot.Rmd | qplot.HTML
B. Layer-by-Layer ggplot(): ggplot2.Rmd | ggplot2.HTML
Lecture 5 Sep 26 Case Study: Diamonds Codes: Rmd | HTML
Including data manipulation with “dplyr”.
Lecture 6 Sep 29, Oct 3 Map Visualization A. Displaying Maps: Rmd | HTML
B. Showing Data on Maps: Rmd | HTML
Data: HKG_adm1.rds, HK18Districts.csv, hkecharge.csv
Quiz 2: Rmd | PDF
Lecture 7 Oct 6 Spatiotemporal Home Prices Codes: Rmd | HTML
Data: HKHomePrice.csv
Lecture 8 Oct 13 Animation Codes: Rmd | HTML
Oct 17-22 Reading Week DataViz Project: Call for Proposal (Deadline – Oct 24)
Lecture 9 Oct 24, 27 Interactive Data Visualization A. D3.js and Plotly: Rmd | HTML
B. Other Packages: Rmd | HTML
Lecture 10 Oct 31, Nov 3 Shiny Web Applications Quiz 3: Rmd | PDF
Shiny Codes and Examples: Rmd
Lecture 11 Nov 7 Selected Topics –
Network Visualization
Data: Nodes.csv | Edges.csv
Codes: Rmd | HTML
Lecture 12 Nov 10,14 Selected Topics –
Case Study: Black September 2008
Codes: Rmd | HTML
Data: BlackSep2008.csv
Peeling Algorithm (slides)
Lecture 13 Nov 17 Selected Topics –
DataViz with IPython
Notebook: IPYNB | HTML
Nov 21 Summary and Review Quiz 4: Rmd | PDF
Nov 24, 28 Student Project Oral Presentation Report Template: Rmd | PDF
Student Projects (2016):
  1. The 2016 US Election (By Jacob Prida)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd
  2. Air Polution in Hong Kong (By Honghyeon Choi and Florian Mohnert)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd
  3. Performance of Good Runners and Bad Runners from London Marathon (By Wang Hong Lau)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd
  4. Deck Shuffling Mechanism (By Peigen Sun)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd
  5. Visualizing HK Governmental Spending (By Miska Rissanen)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd
  6. Drug Abuse in Hong Kong (By Joanne Poh and Justin Sun)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd
  7. Mortality in the US: Past and Present (By Gordon Hart)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd
  8. Data Visualization of Global Educational Attainments and Possible Influencing Factors (By Kong Wing Chan and Rongshen Wang)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd
  9. Exchange Students in Taiwan (By Yen-Len Chen and Ming-Yun Tsai)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd
  10. Hong Kong Housing Rent (By Te Jung Chu and Lawrence Lai)
    Slies | HTML | Rmd