STAT3622 Data Visualization

HKU 2018-19 Semester 1

Instructor: Dr. Aijun Zhang (ajzhang at hku dot hk; RR224)
Tutor: Mr. Zebin Yang (u3005497 at connect dot hku dot hk; RR114)
Lecture Hours:
Monday 11:30am — 12:20pm (MB217)
Thursday 10:30am — 12:20pm (MB217)
Tutorial Hours:
TBD

Course Syllabus: PDF

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

Past-year Materials: Fall 2016, Fall 2017

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Class Schedule Lecture Notes Tutorials
Lecture 1 Sep 3-6 Introduction (HTML | Rmd)
Course outline, RStudio and R-Markdown
Introduction to Data Science
DS Job Market, DS Venn Diagram, DS Workflow
Link: RStudio and Markdown
Lecture 2 Sep 10-13 Exploratory Data Analysis (HTML | Rmd)
EDA, R base plots, R:Lattice package
Tutorial 1 (HTML | Rpres)
Lecture 3 Sep 17-20 R Graphics with ggplot2 (HTML | Rmd)
Grammer of Graphics, R:ggplot2
Tutorial 2 (HTML | Rmd)
Lecture 4 Sep 27 Data Manipulation (HTML | Rmd)
R:dplyr
Tutorial 3 (HTML | Rmd)
Quiz 1 (PDF)
Lecture 5 Oct 2-4 Animated Graphics in R (HTML | Rmd)
R:magick
Homework 1 (PDF)
LC Data: Accept, Decline
Due: Oct 21, 2018
Lecture 6 Oct 8-11 Interactive Data Visualization (HTML | Rmd)
D3.js, Plotly for R
Tutorial 4 (PDF | Rmd)
DataViz Project:
Call for Proposal (Due: Oct 22)
Week of Oct 15 HKU Reading Week
Lecture 7 Oct 22-25 Shiny Web Apps (HTML | Rmd)
Shiny UI, Shiny Dashboard
Shiny in Rmarkdown: Rmd (copy to Rstudio)
Shiny Cheat Sheet
Lecture 8 Oct 29 – Nov 1 Application: Geographical Data Visualization (HTML | Rmd)
Maps, Spatiotemporal Heatmap
Hong Kong Home Price Case: HTML | Rmd
Lecture 9 Nov 5 – 8 Application: Global Top Brands (HTML | Rmd)
R:rvest for Simple Web Scraping
BrandFinance Case: HTML
Nov 5: Quiz 2
Lecture 10 Nov 12 – 15 Application: FinTech Case Studies (HTML | Rmd)
AIEQ, HSI, Anomoly detection
Outlier Peeling Algorithm: PDF
Black September 2008 Case: HTML
Homework 2 (PDF)
Due: Dec 7, 2018
Lecture 11 Nov 19 – 22 Bonus: Big Data Visualization (HTML | Rmd)
From PCA to t-SNE, Subsampling approach