STAT3622 Data Visualization

HKU 2017-18 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 (RR103)
Thursday 12:30pm — 1:20pm (RR103)
Tutorial Hours:
Thursday 2:30pm — 3:20pm (RR103)

Course Syllabus: PDF

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

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

Past-year Materials: Fall 2016

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Class Schedule Lecture Notes Extra Materials
Lecture 1 Sep 4 Introduction (HTML | Rpres) Link: RStudio and Markdown
Lecture 2 Sep 4, 7 Data Science and Statistics (HTML | Rpres)
Sexy DS job, DS Venn Diagram, DS Workflow
1. CareerCast Best Jobs 2017
2. Hans Rosling’s TED talk
Lecture 3 Sep 11, 14 Exploratory Data Analysis (HTML | Rpres)
EDA, R base plots, R:Lattice package
Lecture 4 Sep 18, 21 R Graphics with ggplot2 (HTML | Rpres)
Lecture 5 Sep 25 Data Manipulation (HTML | Rpres)
R:dplyr package
Quiz 1 (PDF | Code | Dataset)
Lecture 6 Sep 28 Animated Graphics in R (HTML | Rpres)
R:magick package
ImageMagick
Week of Oct 2 No Class for National Day and Mid Autumn holidays
Lecture 7 Oct 9, 12 Interactive Data Visualization (HTML | Rpres)
Plotly (HTML | Rmd)
Others (HTML | Rmd)
Homework 1 (Due: Oct 22)
DataViz Project:
Call for Proposal (Due: Oct 25)
Week of Oct 16 No Class for HKU Reading Week
Lecture 8 Oct 26, 30 Shiny Web Apps (HTML | Rpres)
Hans Rosling’s Bubbles | app.R
Shiny App in R Markdown | Rmd
StatSoft Apps
Lecture 9 Nov 2, 6 Case Study 1: Plots with Maps (HTML | Rpres)
R:Leaflet (HTML | Rmd)
Lecture 10 Nov 9 Case Study 2: HK House Prices (HTML | Rmd)
Data: HKHomePrice.csv
Homework 2 (Due: Nov 22)
Lecture 11 Nov 13, 16 Case Study 3: Global Top Brands (HTML | Rmd)
Data: BrandFinance.csv
Lecture 12 Nov 20, 23 Case Study 4: AIEQ Case Study (HTML | Rmd) Quiz 2
Nov 27, 30 Project Oral Presentation